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turn old bathtub into a natural-looking pond

How to turn old bathtub into a natural-looking pond

If you’re wondering what to do with your old bathtub, here’s a useful DIY project to upcycle it into a natural-looking pond. Recently, Imgur user [stumpedtown] has shared a project on how to turn an old bathtub into an aesthetic pond for decorative purpose. A bathtub creates its own liner for a pond, which simplifies the installation.

To create the project, the designer has built a cedar box with 5 1/4 inch wide cedar fence around the bathtub. The wooden box has been constructed with 16ga nails and waterproof wood glue. Even a waterfall box on top of the huge wooden box has been created. Furthermore, a four mil sheeting is wrapped around the bathtub using simple bolts.

Next step is to install the tub along with the sheeting into the wooden box. To give a natural look of a realistic pond, small plants are planted and even pebbles are arranged around it for more natural appeal. Once the arrangement has been made, water has been filled to make it appear like a perfect natural-pond that can be used for decorating a patio, garden or any other area of a house.

It is a wonderful way to make use of an old bathtub and to decorate any home or office space without spending much money. For step-by-step instructions to make your own bathtub pond, visit Imgur website.

turn old bathtub into a natural-looking pond

Old bathtub

turn old bathtub into a natural-looking pond

Drawing of the man-made pond

turn old bathtub into a natural-looking pond

Cedar planks for the construction of wooden box

turn old bathtub into a natural-looking pond

Rectangular wooden box

turn old bathtub into a natural-looking pond

Waterfall box inside the huge wooden box

turn old bathtub into a natural-looking pond

There is a 5 1/4 inch wide cedar fence around the bathtub

turn old bathtub into a natural-looking pond

Bathtub is fixed inside the wooden box

turn old bathtub into a natural-looking pond

Four mil sheeting wrapped around the bathtub

turn old bathtub into a natural-looking pond

The sheeting has been fixed using bolts

turn old bathtub into a natural-looking pond

Foaming has also been installed for smooth installation

turn old bathtub into a natural-looking pond

Bathtub perfectly installed inside the wooden box

turn old bathtub into a natural-looking pond

Pebbles are arranged on the outer edges for a natural touch

turn old bathtub into a natural-looking pond

Plants are also grown to form this natural-looking pond

turn old bathtub into a natural-looking pond

Final product after filling water into the tub

turn old bathtub into a natural-looking pond

Man-made natural pond

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