What’s better than building your own backyard pool? How about your own pond?
This is exactly the atttidue of Reddit user VonBubenberg‘s father, who completed the project over the course of two summers. His proud son posted an album of photos detailing exactly how the ambitious backyard project came together.
The finished freshwater pond even boasts a few fish due to the powerful filter and lack of regulating chemicals.
Check out how a patch of dirt transformed into a gorgeous lagoon.
It begins with an outline.
Operating heavy machinery is always a good time.
Next come the blocks.
Not exactly Olympic-sized, but looking good!
Now we’re getting somewhere.
Night swimming is optional.
Every pond needs a spot to sit.
The finished product.
How much would a project like this cost? The son answers: “I can’t really give you an exact number since my father payed all the bills, but my guess would be somewhere around CHF 30’000 (USD 34’000), maybe a bit more.”