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Building our Homemade Zamboni

By: Rebecca Kerscher | Added: 21 January 2018 | Updated: 22 January 2018
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Building a zamboni or "homeboni" is very simple. We used 1 inch PVC pipe. Glued it together in the shape you see in the picture.


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We then drilled holes on the lower front and also installed hooks on the bottom to keep it up off the ice.


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We then bought a kit from Fleet Farm for installing grommets on an old towel. To hang the towel on the PVC we installed some hooks.


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Make sure that you have a way to hook it to a garden hose. We used a quick disconnect.


Once you hook a hose to it, you just need to adjust the water to the right amount. The right amount is very hard to know. We put one hole in the top T so we could easily see the water flow. After a few trials we know how much to adjust based on the top hole. On our homeboni we adjust until the water lands on the outside PVC and no farther.

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