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Project by CarlBert posted 1352 days ago 1385 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this cupola and weathervane to finish off my new shed.

-- Carl, New York

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#1 posted 1352 days ago

Great finishing touch!

-- Chuck near Nashville - “All you are unable to give possesses you” (Andre Gide)

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#2 posted 1352 days ago

That is a sweet looking shed, excellent work…


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#3 posted 575 days ago

Nice job

-- Dave, from Canada,

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#4 posted 575 days ago

Carl, you done good! I want one of those for my shop roof, and ‘rules of thumb’ I’ve seen is 1’ of cupola for every 10’ of roof line. That’s make mine around 3’ square, so I’m thinking it might be too much hassle. How much time to build yours?

-- Don't anthropomorphize your handplanes. They hate it when you do that. -- OldTools Archive

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#5 posted 575 days ago

It was a while ago, but I would say a few hours a night, with a good bottle of wine, and about 5 nights from start to installation, not rushing. If I remember right, it was a bit more work than I anticipated. I made the horse as well.

-- Carl, New York

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