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My 12 blade wooden windmill

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Project by Patrick's work shop posted 187 days ago 1020 views 4 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this windmill out of exterior grade plywood and I used pine for the body and tail. I finished it with 3 coats of marine varnish. Each blade is identical and weighed and balanced for optimal rotating in even the high winds in my area ( the Santa Ana winds ) I have made a bunch of windmills but this build has been my favorite so far
If you wold like to check out this windmill working in the wind Http://youtu.be/-WL3MvOb06k

-- Patrick's work shop





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GerardoArg1

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#1 posted 187 days ago

Beatiful. A nice job. Congratulations. Love the windmill, too.

-- Disfruta tu trabajo (enjoy your work) (Bandera, Argentina)

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Rick

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#2 posted 187 days ago

Very Nice Indeed Patrick! Thanks For Sharing.

Rick

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#3 posted 187 days ago

I am interested in HOW you built it. I have a wind tunnel between my neighbour and me. Appreciate if you can get back to me.

-- jroot

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