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Doughnuts for water feature

What you will need:

  • An old car tyre
  • A drill
  • Steel Trowel
  • Rubber mallet
  • 1 bucket river sand
  • 1 bucket stone (small)
  • 1/2 bucket cement
  • Water
  • Cable ties
  • Small hammer
  • Conduit

What to do:

  1. Find an old car tyre, cut into half.  Use cable ties to put the two halves back together again (drill some holes in tyre to thread through the cable ties)
  2. Mix 1 bucket of river sand, 1 bucket of stone and ½ a bucket of cement with water.
  3. Place a piece of ordinary conduit (PVC pipe) in the centre of your tyre mould then pour concrete into the tyre , use a trowel to agitate the mixture and make sure you pack it into the tyre.
  4. Then smooth the down the top with a trowel to create a smooth finish.
  5. Leave the mould for 3 – 4 days in the sun to dry.
  6. To remove the mould: firstly cut off the extra piece of the piece, then simply cut off the cable ties and remove the tyre around the dried doughnut.
  7. You will need at least 4 of doughnuts.

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