About Our Sprinklers
This orbital sprinkler, which
weighs only seven pounds, is hand-crafted, involving
over thirty steps toward it's completion.
Starting at the bottom, we
construct a two-pronged heavy-duty base from 1/4" x
1 1/2" aluminum. We angle each prong in the
opposite directions for ease in inserting into the
ground. Full height of the orbital sprinkler
is about 4½ feet tall.
The post is hand-cut from
rigid copper tubing, and the circle is hand-formed
from soft copper tubing, and completed with a
machined circular hub fitting.
fittings to attach the aluminum base to the copper
posts are galvanized to prevent rusting. The
hose fittings to attach the sprinkler to a garden
hose are brass.
All of the above copper parts
and other fittings are individually soldered to assemble
A specific pattern of water
holes are hand-drilled into the copper circle.
Four of these "jets" propel the sprinkler, and the
remaining jets allow for a beautiful water pattern
that gives optimum water coverage (up to a forty
Finally, each sprinkler is
individualized by the artist, creating a decorative
center to add to the beauty of the piece. Each
sprinkler is hand polished to a bright sheen and
then covered with a durable coating.
The various bead colors
available are listed with the products in our
Time Stationary Sprinklers
Our snail and butterfly
stationary sprinklers have a 10 - 12 foot water
coverage. The snail stands 1 1/2 feet tall and
the butterfly rises to 3 feet tall. And our
most popular stationary sprinkler is the snake!
To our Valued Customer
Use care when placing your new
sprinkler into the ground. If your ground is
extremely hard, we recommend that you pre-soak the
area where you will be inserting the base. Due
to the natural characteristics of copper you may
notice your sprinkler acquiring a beautiful
We at Copper Time are
pleased to know that you will experience years of
enjoyment from your functional piece of art!