DIY Bird Bath

Recently I had been on a huge DIY kick so I decided to do a DIY birdbath. I have all the materials already so I can only give an estimate cost.

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Start with a plate and bowl that I got from Ikea (about $1.25 for set of 4 bowls/plates).

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Use epoxy to secure the bowl to the plate. Spent about $1.50 on the epoxy.

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Stick the bowl to the plate. I weighed it down with a bowl to allow it to cure. Total cure time is 24 hours but I was impatient and only allowed 15 mins cure time.

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Added some blue floral rocks to weigh down the plastic bowl and plate. Got the blue rocks from dollar tree.

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Set the bird bath on electric conduit that I spray painted black (electric conduit is about $2 for 10 ft, spray paint about $4.50).

There you go. I’m still not sure if the bird bath is weighted enough to withstand strong winds. I might end up gluing the bird bath to the conduit. We’ll see.

 

Enjoy!

 

 

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2 thoughts on “DIY Bird Bath

  1. What a great idea! I would make one myself but the birds that bathe aren’t civilized at all, more like wild cowboy birds bathing!

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