This Instructable got me thinking: in the era of resource-watching and water rationing, are automated sprinkler systems more responsible, as its organized and at the right time, or wasteful, as they can water when not necessary, etc? Are lawn sprinklers EVER okay anymore? Is is different for produce gardens?
Although this PVC Sprinkler Water Toy has been dubbed ‘Kidwash 2', it’s totally awesome for adult-types too! Inspired by Kidwash, this version uses mister jets. For supplies, you’ll need to head to your hardware store for 3/4" pipe and the following fittings:
2 ten foot lengths of PVC
3 end caps
1 threaded female chose connector (slip fit)
2 elbow joints (90 degree)
2 T connections
1 pack quarter mister jets (12 count)
For assembly instructions, head...
I recently was given several boxes of ball-point pens, so here's the first of several projects towards their re-use.
1 20oz plastic bottle with cap
1 universal male hose attachment (about $1.25 at the hardware store)
15 used ball point pens
Plumbing contact adhesive and sealant (such as Plumbing Amazing Goop)
3/8” drill bit
5/8” (or other) spade bit
Calipers or measuring tape
Total Cost: $4.49...