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August 12, 2017 18:06

Vases with his own hands

site improvement - occupation is very exciting, but not always easy.It is particularly interesting to create decorative elements for your garden or local area.Original pots, made their own hands - this is the most simple, but very effective option decorating the landscape.Make them can be of tires, concrete, tree stumps and even from the old ware.

Vases with his own hands

Vases own hands

Pot of tires

Article Contents

  • 1 Pot of tires
    • 1.1 Step 1. Marking
    • 1.2 Step 2. Cutting atcontour
    • 1.3 Step 3. Screwing out tires
    • 1.4 Step 4. Processing sections
    • 1.5 Step 5. Decoration flowerpot
    • 1.6 Step 6. Fill the pot
  • 2 of flowerpotconcrete
    • 2.1 Step 1. Mixing solution
    • 2.2 Step 2. Pre-
    • 2.3 Step 3. Fill the solution
  • 3 Vases of stumps
    • 3.1 Step 1. Processingstump
    • 3.2 Step 2. Preparation of the base
    • 3.3 Step 3. Filling the pot
  • 4 Pot of old barrels
    • 4.1 Video - pots of concrete with their hands
    • 4.2 Video- pots of tires with their hands

to manufacture vases

fit any tires, but it is easier to cut non-studded winter, in which soft pliable rubber.The lid should be with wheels, which serves as a stand for the pot.

Pot of tires

Pot of tires

To work required:

  • sander;
  • very sharp knife;
  • pencil or piece of chalk;
  • soap solution;
  • primer;
  • paint;
  • paint brush.

Step 1. Marking

Draw a picture that going to cut from tires

applied in a pattern, which are going to cut out

Take bus tire, clean it from dirt and laid flat on a flat surface.Around a metal disc with a pencil or chalk outline the line side of the cut.The line can be straight, wavy, zigzag - like prompt fantasy.If the cut shaped, all projections must have the same shape and size, or edging the pot will look sloppy.

Step 2. Cutting the contour

Cutting along the contour

Cutting along the contour

Cutting along the contour

Cutting along the contour

Cutting along the contour

Cutting along the contour

now inscribed on the line to cut the upper sidewall of the tire.In order to facilitate the cutting process, the knife should be periodically moistened with soapy water.To cut a figure contour better to use the jigsaw blade which also need to be dipped in soapy water.

Step 3. Screwing out tires

tires eversion

Screwing out tires

Casings inverted cut down foot stepping on the wheel rim, to hook a small patch of rubber on the cut and begin to turn out the product.It will require a lot of physical effort, but the more the tire is turned out, the easier the process.

Step 4. Processing sections

Pot is almost ready, it remains to give a perfect shape slices and decorate it outside.Curly edging can be performed in a sharp or rounded petals, fringe, triangles, using all the same knife.After that, it is recommended to treat cuts sander to make the edges perfectly smooth.

Step 5. Decoration flowerpot

Making pots of tires

Making pots of tires

decorating flowerpot

decoration flowerpot

outer surface of the pot is cleaned from dust, degreased and coated with a primer.When the rubber is dry, you can start painting.Here there is a mass of options: You can make a pot monotonous, two-tone, striped, draw on it ornaments or flowers, vase arrange itself in the form of a flower.For staining rubber perfect nitropaint, oil and enamel, as well as the road in cans.The inside of the border also encouraged to paint, because it is easily visible from the outside.

Step 6. Fill the pot

The last step consists in planting flowers

last step is planting flowers

Ready pot establish a permanent place on the bottom is laid thick Agrotextile, poured a layer of sand for drainage and fill the capacity of the fertile soil.Then you can plant flowers and enjoy the work of their hands.

Pot of tires

Pot of tires

There are other options such vases.For example, you can use the tire itself, without wheels, as well as a stand to use the empty car ramp smaller.Look beautiful pots of different diameters mounted on each other, as well as hanging products figured carved skates.

Pot concrete

Pot of concrete

Pot concrete

Make pots of concrete with their hands, too easy.To fill purchased used plastic mold, as well as cardboard boxes, wicker baskets, old bowls, buckets or basins.

To work needed:

  • cement and sand;
  • container for mixing the solution;
  • two forms of different sizes;
  • plastic tube with a diameter of 1.5-2 cm and a length of 20 cm;
  • knife;
  • trowel;
  • spray or brush;
  • vegetable oil;
  • water.

As used herein forms 2 plastic bowls of various diameters.

Vases made ​​of concrete with their hands

Vases made of concrete with their hands

Step 1. Mixing solution

The capacity to sleep 2 part cement and 3 parts clean sand, stirred and slowly pour in the water.Carefully interfere solution to leave no lump.To make a decorative vase, you can add coloring pigment for concrete solution.Ready mixture should be smooth and thick measure.

Mixing the solution

Mixing solution

Step 2. Pre-

larger bowl coated with cooking oil from the inside, and the other - from the outside.Plastic tube cut into 4 pieces 5 cm long.

Step 3. Fill the solution

Pouring concrete into shape

etona Fill in the form

At the bottom of a large bowl, pour a layer of 2-3 cm thick solution and then inserted into it closer to the center of the vessel tube segments.When the solution noticeably seize, smaller bowl placed in a large container, the top of the tube, and the space between the walls is filled with the remaining solution.To bowl inside is not shifted when pouring, it put a stone or brick.Top solution spread with a trowel and leave the structure for a day.

The photo shows the process of extracting the finished shape of the flowerpot

The photo shows the process of extracting the finished shape of the flowerpot

One day the inner container carefully removed so as not to damage the edge of the future of the flowerpot, concrete is moistened with water and wrapped film.Throughout the week, you need to periodically moisten the pot and shut out of direct sunlight.A week later, the concrete container open, inverted, carefully knock out the form.

If no suitable bowls for making flowerpot, two boxes of cardboard can be used:

  • seams on both boxes strengthened with the help of adhesive tape;
  • in at the bottom of the box is cut out;
  • to the bottom of a large box poured a thin layer of clean sand;
  • fill in part of the solution to a height of 2-3 cm;
  • set top box without a bottom;
  • space between the walls of boxes filled with a solution;
  • 7 days the box is removed, and the bottom of the pot for drainage drilled.
Vases made ​​of concrete with their hands

Vases made of concrete with their hands

Similarly produced concrete pots in old buckets, wicker baskets or any other containers.To give a concrete surface an interesting texture, you can form a wall to put in relief leaves, flowers, thin fir branches.After coloring such products look great.

Street flowerpots

Street flowerpots

Miniature pots of concrete with their hands

miniature pots of concrete with their hands

Vases of stumps

These vases look very naturally and harmoniously into any garden.For their manufacturing are best straight stumps or saw cut with a diameter of 40 cm. The most decorative birch stumps considered.

Vases of stumps

Vases of stumps

Vases of stumps

Vases of stumps

In operation required:

  • circular saw;
  • pencil;
  • drill;
  • chisel;
  • antiseptic mixture of wood.

Step 1. Processing stump

upper part of the stump cut off saw, to get a clean smooth surface.The bark should remain in place, so pot will look more natural.On a cut mark out a circle, stepping back from the edge of about 7-8 cm. By marking the perimeter of the drilled holes to a depth of 10 cm, and then knock a chisel core stump.

uprooting stumps

uprooting stumps

Step 2. Preparation of the base

stump dub walls vertically, choosing all the chips, the bottom seal.Then drill a few drainage holes at the bottom.

Step 3. Filling the pot

Pot from the stump

Pot from the stump

Inside homemade flowerpot poured fertile soil, slightly condense and leave it for a few days.During this time, the earth has settled a little, so you have to pour it.After bedding can be planted flowers.To extend the life of the flowerpot, it is recommended to fill the ground not the stump, and any suitable container that can be set to.

Pot from the stump

Pot from the stump

Pot of old barrels

If the site has a useless old barrel, from her get a great vase for flowers.To make it, you will need quite a bit:

Pot of old barrels

Pot of old barrels

Pot of old barrels

Pot of old barrels

  • thick plywood sheet;
  • electric drill;
  • screws;
  • circular saw;
  • primer or waste oil;
  • paint.

first of plywood cut out a circle the diameter of the bottom of the barrel.Samu barrel cut in height to fit your needs, strengthen the walls of the additional hoop if necessary.Treat the barrel antiseptic primer or working off to protect it from rotting.Plywood is also impregnated with preservative and then bolted from the outside to the bottom of the barrel.Next, the bottom is drilled with plywood in multiple locations to ensure drainage.It now remains only to paint the pot outside and fill the earth.

Simple garden figures from old barrels

Simple garden figures from old barrels

To a large pot can be easily moved to the bottom of the small wheels are fixed to the metal bracket.They are bolted to the plywood bolted;for proper stability on the one pot only three wheels located at the same distance from each other.

Barrel can be wooden

Barrel can be wooden

These and other embodiments of improvised flowerpots not require large expenditures, because they are made from the useless things that are in each area.If you try and show imagination, of any object can be a work of art.

Pot from the barrel

Pot of barrels

Video - pots of concrete with their hands

Video - pots of tires with their hands