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Flour mill water wheel

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Project by SShump posted 04-19-2015 10:43 AM 1259 views 4 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

this mill stands about 5 feet tall and the wheel must be balanced to make the water turn the wheel properly. looks nice in the yard. Made from plywood and cedar.





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mmh

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#1 posted 04-19-2015 12:20 PM

Looks like a fun project!

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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helluvawreck

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#2 posted 04-19-2015 12:26 PM

I love this beautiful yard ornament. You did a fine job on it.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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bushmaster

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#3 posted 04-19-2015 02:13 PM

Great job, I love water wheels, I built a 5 foot wheel that is running 24-7 in a creek that flows through out property, hope to hook it up to a pump to pump water to our garden. Will post pictures later this summer.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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jeffswildwood

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#4 posted 04-20-2015 12:12 PM

Darn, now I want to make one. You did a beautiful job on this and looks great next to your lighthouse!

-- We all make mistakes, the trick is to fix it in a way thats says "I meant to do that".

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SShump

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#5 posted 04-20-2015 12:26 PM

Thank you for the comments, It is very nice when finished, the plans are available on line to make one if interested.

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Mamaria

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#6 posted 04-20-2015 01:28 PM

Amazing!

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ohwoodeye

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#7 posted 04-21-2015 06:48 PM

Very nice curb appeal. Well done.

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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