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Project by tj2000 posted 07-11-2008 03:32 AM 12485 views 10 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this for our 20th anniversary, my wife has wanted one for awhile. So while she was away, I got busy, This is built from scratch from the ground up. It stands just over 8 ft tall, and is about 5 ft to the outer most points. The base is made out of green 2×4’s cut to about 12 in each and laid flat. The top was a little more difficult and as I have not seen to many round top wells, I decided to give it a try. The top is also made out of green 2×4’s with cedar shingles. All I can say is Im glad I went with a six sided roof over a 2 sided, it looks awsome. I am currently working out detailed plans that I will post for free.

-- Tj





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Grant Davis

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#1 posted 07-11-2008 03:36 AM

Nice design tj. I really like that.

-- Grant...."GO BUCKEYES"

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#2 posted 07-11-2008 04:05 AM

Wonderful anniversary gift! You did one great job on this piece. I am sure your wife loved it. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#3 posted 07-11-2008 04:23 AM

Nice wishing well. I really like the roof. The roof sets it apart from all the others. Thanks for the post.

-- Rusty

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#4 posted 07-11-2008 07:06 AM

This is absolutely fabulous!!! I have been wanting to make one for a long time. Can’t wait for the Plans. Killer job configuring the 6 sided top. Looks outstanding.
Jesse

-- I came, I saw, I pondered...

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#5 posted 07-11-2008 10:53 AM

Great job!

Thanks for the post

Callum

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#6 posted 07-11-2008 05:04 PM

This is awesome! Very, very attractive.

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#7 posted 07-12-2008 12:31 AM

Nice job TJ.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#8 posted 07-12-2008 02:42 PM

How deep is the well? I hope the city didn’t mind you tapping in the the city water line. Now your neighbors will have to come to get water from you. By the way , how long was your wife away? It would have taking me about 3 months to build that. Anyway, beautiful sentiment and design. I know she is proud of it. ( you should put an aquarium in the bottom and a wishing well sign towards your neighbors, might pick up some change )

-- so much wood, so little time. Bradford. Wood-a-holics unanimous president

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nchobby

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#9 posted 05-27-2012 03:57 PM

Outstanding Job TJ !!! I would love to make one for my wife. Is there any way you could send me a copy of your plans?

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#10 posted 04-23-2014 01:37 AM

Great looking well… where can i find your plans?

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#11 posted 05-27-2014 09:26 PM

Where can you find the plans since you stated that you would be posting them? Great job!

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#12 posted 09-17-2014 05:46 PM

This is a beauty. Have you posted yor plans for the wishing well yet?

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