- 1 (12-inch) clay pot
- 1 (14-inch) clay pot
- 1 (16-inch)
- 1 (18- to 20-inch diameter) clay saucer
- Silicone adhesive
- Caulking gun
- Acrylic paints and
- Stencils, sponges, etc.
- Sea shells, mosaic
tiles or stones
- Clear satin polyurethane
on the sizes and numbers of pots used, different looking
birdbaths can be made.
- Invert pots and stack them
together, with the largest clay pot on the bottom. Place
the large clay saucer upside down on the top.
the pots together using silicone adhesive. Attach saucer
to top pot with the silicone adhesive, making sure it is
centered and level.
- If desired, decorate the bird
bath using a foam brush, sponges or stencils.
shells or mosaics onto the birdbath, then apply grout between
the shells (or mosaic tiles or stones). When all is dry,
cover the painted and grouted surfaces with several layers
of polyurethane or acrylic sealer.
If you plan to paint the bird bath, paint the pots and saucer
before assembly. Let dry completely, then proceed with the instructions
Tip: You may want to weight the bottom pot with gravel to give it more weight.