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We're gonna make a cheap and funky weather vane, aka a wind vane, in the shape of a canoe paddle. Gather your materials from your junk bins and follow along.
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Step 1: Parts is parts

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Find a fan, a length of pipe and some scrap wood.

Step 2: Remove the fan blades

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Cut away the fan blades to fit your pipe.

Step 3: The rotating parts are done

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This is the essence of your easy rotating wind vane.

Step 4: Assemble and fly

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Some screws, a couple of nuts and bolts, and you're ready for the wind.