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Yes, I unabashedly stole this design from a fellow Lumberjock! Thanks Ryan!!It is constructed of Juniper and spalted Alder.It is finished with three coats of wipe on poly and a coat of renaissance wax.
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#1 posted 07-20-2011 11:02 PM
That came out great Thinman. I like the design and choice of woods. I didn’t see Ryan’s and think i will steal the idea from you.
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#2 posted 07-20-2011 11:11 PM
Much nicer than the one I bought from Wally World!
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#3 posted 07-20-2011 11:13 PM
The Spalting looks great …is that the natural color of Juniper ?Thanks : )
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#4 posted 07-20-2011 11:23 PM
Looks really nice front and back. Where did the gauges come from?
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#5 posted 07-21-2011 12:14 AM
Dusty, that is juniper in all its glory. No color added.Hallmark, the gauges are just cheapies from the local hardware store.
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#6 posted 07-21-2011 12:23 AM
Very nice project. May I ask where you found the gauges… and their diameter ? They look nicely larger than what I am used to seeing.
-- If you're going to stir the pot, think BIG spoon or SMALL boat paddle. David Grimes, Georgia
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#7 posted 07-21-2011 12:33 AM
That spalted alder is fabulous!!!!
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#8 posted 07-21-2011 12:41 AM
Thanks for the feedback on the Juniper…I’ve never had a chance to work with it (yet).How do your gauges compare to these from WoodCraft ?http://lumberjocks.com/projects/9902
#9 posted 07-21-2011 02:00 AM
David and Dusty, The gauges are pretty much bottom shelf cheapies that have been laying around here forever. They fit a 2 1/4 inch hole. The gauges Dusty used in his weatherstations appear to be of a much higher quality. Those weatherstations are fabulous by the way. http://lumberjocks.com/projects/9902
#10 posted 07-21-2011 04:29 AM
Thank you very much for the compliment, T-man : )This is the kit that I bought from WoodCraft :http://www.woodcraft.com/Product/2020411/22112/Highlander-Weather-Station-Plan-and-Components.aspxI just supplied my own woods and made my own profiles because I think the basic “ogee” bit style is kind of boring. The plans that come with the kit are very well done.The Galileo thermometer really catches your eye on a sunny day : )
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