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Project by Hutch posted 12-03-2008 05:21 AM 1177 views 2 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my second walnut and alder weather station. I mitered the corners on the alder and chamfered the two pieces of walnut. I left 1/2” gap behind the alder so if it is hung on the wall air can still get behind the unit. I think it will be better suited to sit on a mantle or shelf. It was finished with a wiping varnish.

-- We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give - Winston Churchill





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CharlieM1958

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#1 posted 12-03-2008 05:29 AM

Nice little weather station!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#2 posted 12-03-2008 05:36 AM

Looks great whats the weather it is cold here

-- Jim, Kentucky

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#3 posted 12-03-2008 06:14 AM

What happened to the hand on the last gauge ? I bought a set of gauges from Woodcraft and one of the hands never moves at all… Your station is excellent !

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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Hutch

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#4 posted 12-03-2008 06:30 AM

I wondered if anyone would catch the broken hand on the hygrometer. i dropped it when installing it. I have a new one on order. Thanks for the positive feedback.

-- We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give - Winston Churchill

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#5 posted 12-03-2008 06:46 AM

Nice. Is it going to rain?

-- All bleeding will eventually stop.

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Hutch

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#6 posted 12-03-2008 07:15 AM

Thanks. Rain today turning to snow tonight. We’ve had some unseasonably warm weather lately, so I’m ready for some snow!

-- We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give - Winston Churchill

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#7 posted 12-03-2008 12:12 PM

I love the simple elegance.

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#8 posted 12-03-2008 06:06 PM

That is nice. I’ve always liked projects with contrasting woods.

-- Darell, Norman, Ok.

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#9 posted 12-03-2008 06:44 PM

Another creative idea from a lumberjock. This will make a wonderful gift for any event.
Great selection of wood. I think I would change…...Wait its perfect..Thanks for taking the time to share it with me..

-- Dominic, Trinity, Florida...Lets be safe out there.

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