The rain chains are a home decoration that is and was used in ancient Japanese temples to downpours and guide rainwater to drainage properly.
The rain chain is made up of different metal chains tangled vertically at the edge of roof guards. The rain chain is best decorated for box type houses like that of Japanese residential architecture, where Chinese temples have been the original inspiration it has based upon.
For other Japanese homes, these rain chains are connected to fish ponds so that the downpours circulate well onto Nature-theme residence.
There are many ways to set up your rain chains without spending too much. In fact, with sheer imagination and resourcefulness, you can surely improvise unique rain chains that have never been done before.
To help people you create rain chains, here are do-it-yourself ideas that only need the cheapest items at home.
Bucket rain chain.
You must collect at least eight identical buckets and a chain. First, you have to make a hole at the bottom of the buckets and slip in the chain. Make sure to place the bucket upward so the downpouring will take time before filling the ground.
Funnel rain chains.
Again collect at least eight identical funnels and a chain. Since the funnel has holes already, all you need to do is slip them in and add nails to separate each funnel accordingly.
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Pine cone rain chains.
Collect pines. You must dry them up for at least three days to become hard enough for more prolonged use. Once dry, cut the upper and lower portions of the exterior wall to make an opening. You must slip the chain through and add nails to separate them.
Copper ring rain chains.
Unlike pine cone and funnels, you must collect at least two rings per chain level. So you had to have twenty chains to create a long rain chain. First, slip the two rings on another two then do it again until it becomes lengthy. At last, please attach it to the roof drainage to make it work.
Spoon and fork rain chains.
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Use spoon and fork by bending them down and forming tins to attach them. Use glue guns to make it more durable and go for at least a dozen. It is a good design for a restaurant.
Therefore with the list given earlier, surely people can set up rain chains that will enhance the garden or house vicinity. So be creative enough and continuously search the internet for other ideas.