Create a focus in your house or backyard with a big, tumbled-marble-tile wall fountain. Tumbled-marble-tile seems softer than different pure stone tiles because of the diluted colour palette and the tumbling course of. The comfortable look doesn’t scale back the dramatic influence of a big wall fountain made utilizing the tumbled marble tiles. The tiles can be found in a wide range of sizes and colours at dwelling shops and on-line retailers.Instructions1. Connect the 2 6-inch sq. blocks of marine plywood to 2 corners of both Three-foot-wide facet of the massive sheet of plywood. Insert a 1 1/Four-inch-long wooden screw into the middle of the blocks to connect them to the plywood. This facet of the plywood sheet is now the again of the massive wall fountain.2. Seal the uncooked edges and the again facet of the marine plywood with waterproofing paint to match the colours within the tumbled marble tile. Enable the paint to dry.Three. Cowl the unpainted facet of the marine plywood sheet with 12-by-12-inch tumbled-marble tiles. Glue the tiles to the plywood with waterproof development adhesive. Let the adhesive dry for 24 to 48 hours based mostly on the producer’s suggestions.
Four. Apply stone sealer to the tumbled-marble tiles. The sealer will assist shield the tiles whereas bringing out a number of the colours that have been diluted within the tumbling course of.5. Connect vinyl gutter brackets to both finish of the Three-foot-wide facet with the wooden blocks on the again. Connect the brackets with wooden screws.6. Reduce a Three-foot-long part of vinyl gutter with a miter noticed. Snap on finish caps to both finish of the gutter.7. Drill 1/Four-inch-diameter holes each half of inch alongside the size of the underside of the gutter. Drill a Three/Four-inch-diameter gap into one of many finish caps.eight. Place a Three-1/2-foot-long rectangular concrete planter alongside the wall the place you propose to put the massive marble wall fountain. The planter needs to be a minimum of 12 inches deep. Seal any drainage holes within the concrete planter with silicone sealant. Enable the sealant to dry.9. Glue a double row of bricks contained in the concrete planter alongside the again facet with waterproof development adhesive. Stack and glue a single row of bricks on high of the bricks farthest from the planter wall on the primary row. The bricks will elevate the tumbled-marble-tile wall throughout the planter and likewise assist brace it into place. Enable the adhesive to dry 24 to 48 hours.10. Connect wall mounts to the wooden blocks on the again of the marble tile wall. Connect the corresponding sections of the wall mounts to the world of the wall the place the highest of the fountain will relaxation above the concrete planter.11. Stand the massive, tumbled-marble-tile wall on high of the bricks within the planter in order that the sting of the marble tile rests in opposition to the sting of the stacked row of bricks. Join the wall mounts on the again of the plywood to the mounts on the wall. Hook the gutter to the brackets on the high of the tumbled-marble wall.
12. Place the submersible waterfall pump contained in the concrete planter, near the facet with the outlet within the gutter finish cap. Reduce a 7 1/2-foot size of plastic tubing. Connect one finish of the tubing to the pump. Run the tubing up the facet of the marble wall and insert it into the drilled gap within the gutter finish cap. Seal the opening within the gutter finish cap across the plastic tubing with silicone sealant. Tape the tubing to the again facet of the marble wall with duct tape to maintain it out of sight.13. Fill the planter with water. Activate the pump and the water will flow into from the planter to the gutter. The holes drilled into the gutter will ship the water flowing over the marble wall, again to the planter.