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Project by Dusty56 posted 2202 days ago 1412 views 7 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The first two pix show you the atmospheric vents for the gauges as well as the shiny new penny that I add to all of my projects ( that aren’t cutting boards ) indicating the year that they are made : ) People seem to love that feature : ) The last picture I was just trying to show you the face quality of the gauges even though they are plastic…..$40 for the whole kit , minus the wood at your local Woodcraft store…I also used different router bits than they suggest to use in their kit literature …..They had suggested a simple Ogee bit .
“BAM” , I think I kicked it up a notch or two , but you folks can let me know your thoughts. Peace and happiness to everyone : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!





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lew

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#1 posted 2202 days ago

Great looking “weather station”. I really like the way you incorporated the Galileo thermometer into the unit!

Lew

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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CharlieM1958

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#2 posted 2202 days ago

This is very nice. Gives me an idea for my own dad’s birthday coming up.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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DaveConry

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#3 posted 2202 days ago

That is a nice weather station. I too like the addition of the thermometer. Great job!

-- Evil can only thrive when good men do nothing.......E. Burke

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fredf

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#4 posted 2202 days ago

howdy neighbor

I figure you are a neighbor cause West Springfield is the Woodcraft store that I shop at too. Looks good, I like the penny idea was the Galileo part of the kit or extra??

-- Fred, Springfield, Ma

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Miket

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#5 posted 2201 days ago

That’s a great looking project. I always liked the Galileo thermometer.

Anyone know what Galileo’s first name is?

-- It's better to have people think you're stupid rather than open your mouth and remove all doubt.

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Dusty56

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#6 posted 2201 days ago

FredF… Yes , the thermometer is also part of the kit : )......the kit has the four gauges that you see pictured plus a picture of how they made theirs and instructions on how to build your own…..they don’t mention anything about venting the gauges but I can’t see them working properly without being vented to detect moisture , etc. . thanks for viewing my project : )

Miket , yes , it is Mister

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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fredf

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#7 posted 2201 days ago

Galileo his last name was Galilei

fred

-- Fred, Springfield, Ma

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