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Project by rancerocks posted 05-23-2017 12:21 AM 1328 views 7 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This is a 6ft tall lighthouse with a working beacon light that revolves 8 times a minute, i hid the switch for the light just inside the top window. not recommended for outside use.

-- Rance, Iowa





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Mojo1

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#1 posted 05-23-2017 12:55 AM

beautiful!!!!!!!!!!

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BigFoot Products Canada

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#2 posted 05-23-2017 07:37 AM

Great Job!

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becikeja

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#3 posted 05-23-2017 10:11 AM

This is slick. 6’ tall- wow. How wide is the base? did you have to weight the bottom?

-- Don't outsmart your common sense

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#4 posted 05-23-2017 11:54 AM

Wonderful work, is it from a plan?

-- Pete in NC

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#5 posted 05-23-2017 02:05 PM

This model lighthouse is so outstanding and beautifully done and displays a lot of nice details and craftsmanship.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- 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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#6 posted 05-23-2017 03:00 PM

Very nicely done – love the details!

And – Welcome to LJs!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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ralbuck

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#7 posted 05-23-2017 03:33 PM

Belongs in a maritime museum; for all to see!

Gorgeous.

-- SAWDUST is THERAPY without a couch! just rjR

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#8 posted 05-23-2017 05:20 PM

At 6 feet tall it can’t really be that light!
Nice job!
Please provide some information as to the light and rotation hardware as I have been considering a similar project!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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Mean_Dean

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#9 posted 05-23-2017 05:21 PM

Man that is a beautiful lighthouse! It looks great in walnut, and would look amazing at night with the lamp operating!

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

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Tom Regnier

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#10 posted 05-23-2017 11:27 PM

I’m surprised how well this looks in walnut. Really unique piece and wonderfully done.

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rancerocks

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#11 posted 05-24-2017 01:56 AM



Wonderful work, is it from a plan?

- ptofimpact


no plans, built this in my head many times as i lay in bed at night.

-- Rance, Iowa

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rancerocks

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#12 posted 05-24-2017 02:00 AM



Wonderful work, is it from a plan?

- ptofimpact


no plans, built this in my head many times as i lay in bed at night.

At 6 feet tall it can t really be that light!
Nice job!
Please provide some information as to the light and rotation hardware as I have been considering a similar project!
i googled lighthouse beacon light, and i found a web site called the lighthouse man.
- oldnovice


At 6 feet tall it can t really be that light!
Nice job!
Please provide some information as to the light and rotation hardware as I have been considering a similar project!

- oldnovice


-- Rance, Iowa

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rancerocks

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#13 posted 05-24-2017 02:02 AM



This is slick. 6 tall- wow. How wide is the base? did you have to weight the bottom?

was heavy enough on its own, very stable.
- becikeja


-- Rance, Iowa

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majuvla

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#14 posted 05-26-2017 06:13 PM

Beautiful! I like those small replicas of strustures or vehicles. Beautiful wood for this project.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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SteveGaskins

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#15 posted 08-10-2017 09:22 PM

Very nice and the walnut looks great.

-- Steve, South Carolina, http://www.finewoodworkingofsc.com

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