Five Gallon Bucket Projects

Links & Directory of Awesome Five Gallon Bucket How-To Projects


The Ultimate 5 Gallon Bucket Workmate – Workbench…

5 Gallon Bucket Mouse Trap

The idea isn’t new, but well presented and simplified at the above link.

5 Gallon Bucket Air Conditioner

Many locations throughout the internet show how to make this project; well presented at the above link and therefore chosen.  Though yet another unique variation of the project is presented below and well instructed…

   Off Grid Air Conditioner / Bucket Air Cooler for Camping

5 Gallon Bucket Portable Camping Potty

Another popular and very simple idea.  You can find many self-explanatory images with no directions needed on how-to make such with a very simple Image Search, but the above video is well presented with a few twists on an old idea.
+ Additional 5 Gallon Potties on Pinterest 

Rocket Stove Using a 5 Gallon Metal Bucket

  • The above listed project is one of those rare cases wherein metal is the preferred type of bucket; and in fact, it is necessary for that particular project.. However, the below project is another option wherein metal is not used, nor is plastic – on the final piece, but the plastic bucket is used to cast the mold…
  •          Rocket Stove – Concrete

Camping/Survival Shower

Foot Pump activated Bucket Field Sink

Bucket Strawberry Planter

Well presented with simple illustrations. More on the general topic below at the below link…

Growing Plants In 5 Gallon Buckets

Air Cannon..

Lots of websites show how to make this.  It’s generally a fun toy.

Bucket Birdhouse

Child Swing

Extension Cord Storage Windup Device

Fishing Rod Holder

Washing Machine

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