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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: Bounce it, fold it, strrrretch it, tie it in a knot or tie it in a bow, knead it like dough or break it into pieces and then roll it into a ball again. Then, after all that, you can make HUGE OUTDOOR SLIME TIME BUBBLE PUTTY BUBBLES!! Get the step-by-step directions .
HOW TO MAKE YOUR OWN TRIPOD ADAPTOR: See Rick's Facebook post.
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
Using an ijustS ecig, a straw, a short piece of 1/2" clear tubing and a larger tube that was full of bubble juice with a screw on bubble wand.
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--also see demo video in How-To Videos section at the beginning of this gallery
UPDATED ANTI FOLD-OVER GARLAND DESIGN FOR LG AND SM LOOP GARLANDS PART I & II
UPDATED PULL CHAIN SWIVEL DESIGNS
DIY Hoop Making Made Simple
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
Super DIY Fogger--also see video in How-To Videos at the beginning of this gallery
Bubble Putty Part I and II--non toxic eco/kid friendly
RAD: Rick's Alternative Detergent - DIY eco and kid-friendly bubble juice from scratch.
SIMPLE DIY VAPOR MAKING BEAST FOR BUBBLES (no sound) by Rick Findley-1