Rick Findley has invented, and continues to invent, wonderful bubble equipment. This page is a starting point for exploring his inventions and Do-It-Yourself (DIY) methods. Click on any photo below for its complete step-by-step instructions.
One of the challenges in building your own bubble equipment is sourcing materials. If you cannot find the exact materials shown, use your creativity and these step-by-step procedures as guides to your own solutions.
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How-To Videos Edit
3 Part Video Series: 2016 DIY Fogger
BUILD A VAPOR MAKER FOR BUBBLES USING ALMOST ANYTHING
Giant Straw Bubble Maker (3" diam. PVC tube)
3" PVC pipe. You do not have to put your mouth to the opening of the tube to create a stream of bubbles
DIY 2 tier, 51 loop garland
Retractable fishing rod with eyelets. Use the first set of 2 eyelets at the tip to attach garlands to in order to keep the 2 garlands apart. I also include a straw in the middle between the two to separate them also. Use a rectangular trough on a stool to dip in.
DIY cup and Straw bubble maker
CUP AND FLEXI-STRAW BUBBLE MAKER--I saw this effect online some time ago: I do not know who to attribute it to but it's a very simple concept.
SIMPLE DIY VAPOR MAKING BEAST FOR BUBBLES (no sound) by Rick Findley-0
How-To Articles and Gallery Edit
HOW TO TURN AN ORDINARY KITCHEN STRAINER INTO A SUPER HOOP (Before and After)
TROUBLESHOOTING A DEFLATING WADING POOL
HOW TO BUILD A MULTI-LOOP BUBBLE WAND
HOW TO BUILD A MULTI LOOP WAND WITH EASY TO FIND MATERIALS
DIY VAPOR MAKER--A sleak horizontal design for 0-15W non sub-ohm ecigs
DIY VAPOR MAKER--Vertical design for 15W-30W sub-ohm ecigs
DIY VAPOR MAKER-Open vertical design for 40W-60+W sub-ohm ecigs
Add detachable threaded handles to your wands
New simpler way to attach a larger exit tube to the 0-15W horizontal vapor maker
DIY Velcro Straps for Bubble Gear
Creating the String of Pearls
Simple battery button safeguard
Making a 2 tier garland work
UPDATED ANTI FOLD-OVER GARLAND DESIGN
UPDATED PULL CHAIN SWIVEL DESIGNS
Simple DIY Procedure for KIB Travel Moats Large and Small
How To Minimize Large Hoop Flexing
Simple no tangle, no twist small tri-string design