Basic metal craft tutorial, no welding or soldering required (though you could if you know how): DIY Copper Rain Chain, by K of ex-scapes.com, 17 Nov. 2013. Rain water, downspout replacement, garden art
This is a DIY guide to how I made my wonderful wife a rain chain. Rain chains are used in place of gutter downspouts to direct the water downward. She has been wanting one for some time, but they can be expensive. Only basic soldering skills and a few tools are required.