This rain chain is made from old metal spoons you an also use forks if you have them. It s a match made in d i y heaven.
It is gorgeous and has such a lovely rustic look to it.
How to make a rain chain fountain. You just bend your spoons or forks into place and then position them however you want them to create the chain for your water to travel over. Subscribe to this old house. To create the effect of water splashing through a rain chain the water will be pumped through a hose to the top of a tree branch.
The rain chain will hang from the branch and splash into an urn. See more ideas about rain chain garden art fountains. Install the rain chain by removing an existing downspout or creating a hole through the gutter system.
Ask this old house landscape contractor roger cook installs a decorative and functional alternative to a downspout. When the basin is level add the cinder blocks which will support the grate urn and rocks that will be added later. Upcycled copper and brass rain chain compliments of the superbly crafty bea that as it mae.
Rain chain fountain outdoor gardens style authentic anese rain chain by the foot aluminum chains how to rain chain with recirculating pump water garden junk forum falling water designs rain chains rain chain fountain outdoor gardens style solidaria garden. The rain chain usually comes with an attachment a v shaped piece of thick wire that allows you to hang it from the hole of the gutter. At 8 5 feet in length there are 17 cups along the length of the chain.
May 22 2017 explore nancy simmons s board rain chains fountains on pinterest. Step 3 position the half wine barrel under the rain chain and fill it with water. Check out these cool ideas for using copper to make your new rain chain.
Each one is attached with a long link chain which gives the rain a place to cascade down. An incredibly awesome idea was that maybe we can make a rain chain fountain. Jul 7 2013 rain chain with recirculating pump water garden junk forum gardenweb.
Stock tank rain chain fountain by joe s happy hour rain chain meets garden fountain. Patina copper rain chains by cowdawg creations. The idea of using these gorgeous rain chain cups specifically being as a gutter alternative seemed rather constricting.
For ease of installation there is even a clip included that you can use to attach the chain to your gutter.