It's time for do-it-yourselfers to slip on their wooden shoes and dress up the yard with this decorative windmill project.
The windmill pictured here stands about 35 inches tall from the base to the top of the rotating turret and is light enough for one person to move aside when mowing the lawn. The turret is mounted on a lazy-susan bearing, so the spinning blades always face into the breeze. As a finishing touch, the project includes realistic details like doors, windows and a guard rail.
The Small Windmill plan, No. 912, is $9.95 and includes full-size patterns, complete step-by-step directions with 10 photos, diagrams and a shopping list and cutting schedule.
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