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Project by prez posted 06-30-2010 03:11 PM 2132 views 8 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My friend asked me to make her a lighthouse from a set of plans. Here’s the before and after. It’s amazing what a little paint will do! I learned a lot about cutting hexagones on this one. Good experience to “hone” one’s skills. The lighthouse stands approx 4 ft tall. A rotating light will be installed.

-- George..." I love the smell of a workshop in the morning!"





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Eric in Florida.

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#1 posted 06-30-2010 03:20 PM

Nice work Prez.
That came out great.
Your paint job really added to it too.

-- Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs ~ Henry Ford

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NY_Rocking_Chairs

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#2 posted 06-30-2010 03:29 PM

Cool, can you let us know where you got the plans? I am thinking of covering my well and I could wire the light into the well power so it came on whenever the well pump turned on.

-- Rich, WNY, www.nyrockingchairs.com

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#3 posted 06-30-2010 03:54 PM

Very nice

-- John

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#4 posted 06-30-2010 04:07 PM

Great job and yes the paint makes all the difference.

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prez

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#5 posted 06-30-2010 05:05 PM

Thanks guys….the plans came from “furnitureplans.com”

-- George..." I love the smell of a workshop in the morning!"

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#6 posted 06-30-2010 10:41 PM

Very nice Prez, I need to make one for my wife, she collects lighthouses, we have about 20 of them in our bathroom surrounding the tub. Maybe I can add this to the Christmas projects list.

-- I am responsible for how I respond to everything in my life - - Deadwood SD

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#7 posted 07-27-2014 11:48 PM

Very nice. Where can you get a rotating light?

-- Leonard H.

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