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Lighthouse 5' tall

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Project by MJR posted 10-26-2017 09:11 PM 1056 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

5’ tall lighthouse made from all pressure treated wood. The base uprights and angled uprights are 3/4” PT plywood and all the other parts I re-sawed, Milled, Planed, Etc. from 2”×6” PT lumber. It has a revolving beacon with a Fresnel lens that i got from The lighthouse man .com.





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ralbuck

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#1 posted 10-26-2017 09:19 PM

Very neat.

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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Woodbutchery

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#2 posted 10-27-2017 02:06 AM

Which lighthouse did you model it after?

-- Making scrap with zen-like precision - Woodbutchery

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MJR

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#3 posted 10-27-2017 09:37 AM

Barnaget Lighthouse in New Jersey, Since I live not far from it, I have been there many times. It;s not an exact replica, More of a tribute.

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#4 posted 10-27-2017 12:27 PM

Wow! This is a beautiful light house model. Very nice work!

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#5 posted 10-27-2017 08:03 PM

That’s a great looking lighthouse! I’d love to have that in my backyard with the lamp rotating—would be pretty cool!

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

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Woodbutchery

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#6 posted 10-27-2017 10:04 PM

It’s a fine looking piece of work. Well done.

-- Making scrap with zen-like precision - Woodbutchery

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#7 posted 10-28-2017 09:06 AM

Awesome work and colouration. I like the electrical component too.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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