Required Tools for this Project
Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.
Required Materials for this Project
Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.
- Pond liner (optional)
- split bamboo sections and 1-in. supports
- #8 copper wire
- 2-in. PVC pipe
- plastic water line
- pinch valve
- pond pump
- drywall screws
If you don't want to build a pond, you can use another catch basin such as a whiskey barrel or other container. Bamboo is available from online retailers. You can have them split the sluice lengths for a small additional fee.