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How to Make an Easy Birdbath

Make your own birdbath and spend hours enjoying the antics of birds in your yard.


  • Step 1: Decorate Paint the outsides of the pots and the inside and outside of the saucer.
  • Step 2: Build the stem Stack the pots upside-down on top of one another, starting with the largest pot.
  • TIP: For a higher birdbath, add additional flowerpots.
  • Step 3: Attach the bath Place the saucer on top of your stem and glue it to the stem with construction adhesive.
  • TIP: The ideal water depth in a birdbath is about two and a half inches.
  • Step 4: Find a location Place your birdbath near a tree where it isn't too sunny or vulnerable to predators.
  • FACT: 90 percent of all extinct species are birds.

You Will Need

  • 12-
  • 10-
  • and 8-inch diameter clay flowerpots
  • A saucer
  • Acrylic paints
  • Brushes
  • Construction glue
  • Brushes
  • stencils
  • or stamps (optional) (optional)

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