How to Build a Pond & Fountain in One Day

Add life to your backyard with this affordable fountain

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Level
  • Circular saw
  • Safety glasses
  • Cold chisel
  • Hammer
  • Utility knife

You'll also need a shovel, leather gloves and a diamond blade for your circular saw.

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • See Materials List in Additional Information at the end of the Step-by-Step section.
  • Silicone caulk
  • Urethane foam
  • Aquatic plants