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My windmill 10 blade 36 inch

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Project by Patrick's work shop posted 229 days ago 1142 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This windmill I made is made from exterior grade plywood and has a redwood body for it will last outdoors for many years. It took me a few days to make ,and it is finished with marine spar varnish. I painted the tips red and white.
I put roller skate bearings in the hub so is rotates freely in even in a light wind . It can Handel any wind Mother Nature can deliver even the Santa Anna winds . This was a fun build

-- Patrick's work shop





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staryder

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#1 posted 229 days ago

Wonderful idea and Great Project, Thanks for sharing….

-- Rick.... Fort Worth, Texas

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wood_maestro

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#2 posted 229 days ago

nice wind mill. Have you been able to generate electricity or this is ornamental?

-- wood maestro....... Be Well, Do good work, and Stay in touch

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Sheisserick

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#3 posted 229 days ago

You should harvest that rotational energy for something or other…

-- I doubt, therefore I might be

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