What can I do with my old leaking bath tub?

I'd like to get innovative ideas on what to with this old leaking bath tub.
q what can i do with my old leaking bath tub, bathroom ideas, repurposing upcycling
  13 answers
  • Lagree Wyndham Lagree Wyndham on Apr 30, 2015
    patch it, set it in a surround in garden or off patio, add water and water plants, plus a gold fish or two for mosquito control..instant water garden.

  • Mimi Haywood Mimi Haywood on Apr 30, 2015
    Would make an excellent planter bed, paint desired color and fill with flowing vines such as vinca and various flowering perrinials or herbs. I have also seen them made into outdoor seating by cutting out the front and attaching legs which would require some finesse with a cutting torch and probably some welding skills so I would have to go with the planter bed.

  • Debbie Harris Debbie Harris on Apr 30, 2015
    Use a plastic liner and create a garden pond or fountain.

  • Becky Hahs Becky Hahs on Apr 30, 2015
    Make it look like a ship just need a sail a wheel like the one the captain steers the ship whith

  • Jolene Hamby Jolene Hamby on Apr 30, 2015
    Makes a great compost bin, later makes a great planter. Ousr has rhubarb but it's had all kind of veggies in it.

  • White Oak Studio Designs White Oak Studio Designs on Apr 30, 2015
    Perfect brooder for chicks!

  • Superbee Superbee on May 01, 2015
    Attach some legs, plant her in the garden and drown her in flowers OR you could grow some veg. It's amazing how much veg one can grow in a small space.

  • Suraj Suraj on May 01, 2015
    Can it be made into an aquarium?

  • Pat Donohoe Pat Donohoe on May 02, 2015
    Another garden idea would be place near kitchen door, make a treated wood surround, or stone or brick or whatever is economic and practical/pretty, fill with layer of small rocks for for drainage then right soil for whatever herbs you would use in your kitchen. No mint though - it is too invasive so always keep that in a separate pot.

  • Jean dudley Jean dudley on May 05, 2015
    It would be a nice planter bed! Nice flowers...

  • Dottie Unruh Dottie Unruh on May 06, 2015
    I would make it into a water garden. Patch the leak with Aquarium Sealer (avail. at Home Depot). Completely surround it with blocks commonly used for walls. No fish unless you are interested in putting in a filtering system, though.

  • CK CK on May 07, 2015
    I see a lot of old tubs used as planters. It's a good use of something that might end up in the landfill. But honestly sometimes I think seeing a tub in the garden just sorta looks like a tub in the garden...no matter how many pretty plants are planted in it. LOL! Still with that being said, if you want to repurpose it, if you love the look, go for it! To each his own :-) (My mom used their old tub for a planter. They live on a ranch and it's kinda quirky and kinda cute.)

  • Dianna Locke Dianna Locke on Jul 28, 2019