redneck water fountain

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Project by don38 posted 06-18-2013 09:48 PM 2953 views 3 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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had an old rusted barrel kicking around so I decided to make a water fountain out of it. my wife painted the metal parts and I stained it and made a top to support the hand pump and this is the result.

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#1 posted 06-19-2013 12:17 AM

looks quite nice! and if yer other half is happy, that’s a double win

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#2 posted 06-19-2013 01:30 AM

Very nice. I can see it now … in my garden ...

-- jroot

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#3 posted 06-19-2013 11:29 AM

That’s awesome! I have been toying with the idea of making some kind of fountain. The pre-mades are way to expensive and a pump is only like $50….and I like yours better than anything at Lowe’s anyway:)

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#4 posted 06-19-2013 04:10 PM

Nice work,,,, looks great.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#5 posted 06-19-2013 04:18 PM

That is a great project! The look is just right, and what an idyllic setting.
What a perfect backdrop for family photos!

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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#6 posted 06-19-2013 06:55 PM

Very kewl

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#7 posted 06-21-2013 02:47 PM

Great idea, it looks wonderful in the garden. It’s a great addition which makes the place relaxing and interesting. Great job!

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#8 posted 06-25-2013 10:06 PM

thanks for all the great comments

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