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8 Sided Tapered Wood Lighthouse build....


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making an 8 sided tapered lighthouse 5 feet tall or thereabouts, here is a quick way to cut the tapers and angles. screw board you want taper on at the same distance from fence. same with cutting bevel. ok all cut ready to assemble......will update

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ok main body all glued up, gonna let the glue dry over night and then I little sanding to clean it up ...it was a chore to get it all lined up without a jig but got it finally......

 

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no it will get fully protected inside and out....with sealer inside paint outside..... father made one about 35 years ago for camp about 7 feet tall all he did was paint it however his has an over sized roof so water fell off of it like a house sorta speak...it was still standing proud when we sold that camp had a few paint jobs over the years but still held up....he had an actual orange beacon light in his for fog lake it faced was about 3.5 miles long and about 2 miles wide could see that pretty much all over.

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