How to Build a Concrete Pond

Ruthanne Boggs and two dozen of her friends constructed a backyard concrete pond for irrigation and swimming, proving that hard work can be fun and rewarding.



052-068-02
This diagram shows the dimensions and materials needed to make your own concrete pond.
ILLUSTRATION: JOANNE BAUER AND QUENTIN H. BASSETT
Pond2
A picture of the finished pond.
JOANNE BAUER AND QUENTIN H. BASSETT
Pond1
Involving a large group of your friends is a great way to make pond building go faster, and of course, have a little fun while your at it.
JOANNE BAUER AND QUENTIN H. BASSET
Pond3
Helpers await the concrete to be poured into the pond.
JOANNE BAUER AND QUENTIN H. BASSETT
Pond4
Rakes and hand floats are used to smooth the concrete before it dries.
JOANNE BAUER AND QUENTIN H. BASSETT
Pond5
The hard work of building a pond by hand will pay off when you are able to enjoy the luxury of having your own pond.
JOANNE BAUER AND QUENTIN H. BASSETT

















Subscribe Today!

Pay Now & Save 67% Off the Cover Price


(* indicates a required item)
Canadian subs: 1 year, (includes postage & GST). Foreign subs: 1 year, . U.S. funds.
Canadian Subscribers - Click Here
Non US and Canadian Subscribers - Click Here