Sprinkler Control Houses

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Project by Napaman posted 04-06-2015 01:44 AM 1144 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well almost decided to not post these…but when I started my journey on LJ’S it was about documenting my work…big and small…

these are simple little boxes i made out of recycled redwood fencing. They are meant to protect our sprinkler Control units…I made two…

Not too exciting…but Needed…thanks for looking…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#1 posted 04-06-2015 01:51 AM

I like it. I’ve been meaning to do the same here and insulate against freeze. Looks functional.
Thanks for reminding me… ;0)

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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#2 posted 04-06-2015 02:25 AM

Neat idea!

My brother, in Los Gatos, said it is really dry there.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#3 posted 04-06-2015 02:35 AM

Lew—We usually get 30 inches of rain a year…but
I would be shocked if we have had 10 inches this winter…Los Gatos is in the South Bay…much less rain then we get on the north end…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#4 posted 04-06-2015 04:43 AM

Nice build Matt.. But is the State going to let you water much lawn? I read where there is a bad shortage of water and everyone has to cut back allot. No grass at our place here on the Island, but we sure do have lots of plants “of all kind” that need water.

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#5 posted 04-06-2015 12:17 PM

Nice Matt. Quick and dirty but functional.

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! Lenny, East Providence, RI

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#6 posted 04-06-2015 04:13 PM

Nice project, Matt.

-- Woodworking with Limited Tools

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#7 posted 04-06-2015 04:30 PM

Isn’t it nice to just pick out some scrap wood and throw together something for the house or yard? No complex joinery or bright shiney finishes, just functional and pleasing. Well done Matt.

-- Greg, No. Cal. - "Gaudete in Domino Semper"

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#8 posted 04-06-2015 09:23 PM

+1 Greg,
Not to sure what photo #3 is all about, but it’s a nice one.

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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#9 posted 04-06-2015 09:55 PM

Simple and effective.

Consider looping the cable up and tacking it to the back so you don’t have tension on the screw lugs.

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