Glass Barometer Holder

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Project by artsyfartsy posted 07-30-2015 06:48 PM 1168 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my version of an Arts and Crafts Glass Wall Barometer. I purchased the glass component from Klockit. This was an easy project. The overall length is 18” and the width is 7”. I used mortise and tenon joinery where possible. This is my design as I have not ever seen one like this before. It is made of ash with an oak stain and 4 coats of lacquer. This was fun and only took me a couple of days to make this project.

-- DWelch. Michigan, The only dumb question is the one not asked!

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#1 posted 07-30-2015 07:06 PM

That is great Don. I like it a lot.

-- Bill M. "People change, walnut doesn't" by Gene.

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#2 posted 07-30-2015 11:56 PM

Pretty neat barometer set up you’ve got there!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#3 posted 07-31-2015 04:39 AM

Another very nice project.

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#4 posted 07-31-2015 01:42 PM

Thanks Boys, It was a run project to make.

-- DWelch. Michigan, The only dumb question is the one not asked!

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#5 posted 07-31-2015 02:43 PM

Hey Don…..Stellar job on the barometer….Nice work, my friend…I’ve never seen on like that before..How exactly does it work.? Good wood you used to make it….I have always thought that ash and oak looked so much alike, it’s hard to tell them apart sometimes….Congrats on a job well-done…..!!

-- " At my age, happy hour is a crap and a nap".....!!

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#6 posted 08-01-2015 07:36 PM

Nicely done! I love these. Mine leaked blue food-colored water all over the floor during a heat wave in TX… ;^)

-- You can't control the wind, but you can trim your sails

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