Category: "Watson Mill"
Continuing work on the windmill sails. Just a short update that is long on work hours. I now have four completed sails and will move on to the hub and shaft next. I had such a hard time getting motivated to do the last three sails after completing… more »
Continuing work on the windmill sails. I've done some research on windmills and a fair bit of virtual sightseeing, but I am by no means an expert. I am also not planning a precise model, though there are some remarkable works out there. The first one… more »
Continuing work on the windmill sails. I did a foam core board mock-up the last time I worked on the mill. These give me the measurements I will need for each piece. Before I do all the work of cutting tiny pieces of wood to make a true sail frame, I… more »
I am gearing up for the next project. I am feeling motivated and still in the mind to mini, which means I didn't push myself too hard in that last week of Ye Olde Taxidermist like I did last year with Otter Cove. :D I have a few things in the hopper.… more »
I cut a front wall from foam core board to determine the setup for the sails. I don't want to drill a hole, have to move it and be left with patching issues on the wood board. I mocked up a back wall for now as well and taped the motor in place. I can make adjustments to this wall as needed.… more »