Dec 052012
 
The drilling has begun!

First a video  re “Bucket Watering Can DIY 1 of 4”,  then some  pics of the project (below the video):

Bucket Watering Can DIY 1 of 4 (video):

From the project (pics):

Setting up project space for converting a 5 gallon bucket into a dishwater watering can.

Setting up project space for converting a 5 gallon bucket (left foreground) into a dishwater watering can.  Note our kitchen sink wash bucket (back of table) patiently waiting to be emptied into the new watering can.

 

The drill bit used to create a row of holes for the watering can.  The drill bit used to create a row of holes for the watering can.  The drill bit has a central spike and 2 cutting edges on the side, like an auger (without the screw).

 

Marking the center spout hole -- the drilling has begun! Marking the center spout hole — the drilling has begun!   The new holes will be fairly close to the bucket lid so that most of the water can drain out when the bucket is tipped.

 

Using a utility razor knife to cut the fill hole.Using a utility razor knife to cut the fill hole.  Not so easy as I thought the cut would be but the recessed plug ring helped guide the knife.

 

Happy DIY projects for your Habitat Food Forest.  See you tomorrow.

Tony

 

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