My rain chain works with the cups in the other direction. On mar 3 2020.
I cannot picture how it would work as a rain chain with the largest at the top because i imagine the rain just sorta splashing off of it and not traveling down the whole chain.
How to make a rain chain work. 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. You can let the end of the chain dangle into a rain barrel or create a depression in the ground lined with gravel or pretty stones that will allow the water to flow into. Leanne leaman wakefield hunt.
Diy copper rain chain. Wet wood may eventually begin to grow mold or mildew so keep an eye out for this. This is a diy guide to how i made my wonderful wife a rain chain.
Rain chains are used in place of gutter downspouts to direct the water downward. Screw small eye hooks into the plastic to create a hanger. Wire vintage spoons into an antique appearing rain chain.
You could create a whimsical rain chain for a poolside cabana or a playhouse roof by attaching plastic items such as fish flying dragons or rubber ducks. If you have a lot of flowers in your garden that attract pollinators such as butterflies this is a great option to maintain the butterfly theme. You can then embellish the area if you wish with plants suited to the area.
The cups on this chain are not as large as some of the cups on the other rain chains that we have looked at in this guide but they work well with most rains. Rivet pieces of scrap metal together to make a found object rain chain. Hang the rain chain from the gutter strap and anchor it with a garden stake at ground level.
Only basic soldering skills and. Seashells a re a fun natural decoration for a rain chain that go very well with the water theme. Run bolts through the thickest parts of the wood to give your rain chain the longest possible life get creative with wooden rain chains by staining or painting the pieces.
She has been wanting one for some time but they can be expensive. Pin it this rain chain is made from old metal spoons you an also use forks if you have them. It is gorgeous and has such a lovely rustic look to it.