How to Make a Wooden Rain Barrel: Step by Step

If you’re like most people, you use water that has been filtered and treated for human consumption to do outdoor tasks, such as watering your garden or even hosing dirt off your driveway, without a second thought. Instead of wasting such a precious commodity, use the rainwater that washes off your roof for these projects. This water is known as grey water, not fit to drink or use for cooking but perfectly suitable to use the next time you wash your car or use your lawn sprinkler. Turn off your faucet and gather a renewable source of water in your homemade rain barrel.

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