This is a very inexpensive retractable window awning project.
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Step 1: Awning Retracted.
Awning in retracted position.
Step 2: Cleat Hold Awning Retracted
Cleat tied to cleat to hold retracted awning
Step 3: Marine Fitting to Swivel Frame
Used a marine hardware to rotate awning frame.
Step 4: Center Fitting at Window Mullion
Sometimes center support frame needs special attention for window operation.
Step 5: Closeup of Elbow
End el for awning frame
Step 6: Pulleys and More Pulleys
Polley setup needs some attention
Step 7: Pulleys
Step 8: Center Support
Step 9: Fasten Awning to Building
An aluminum flat bar works fine to secure the awning to wall.
Step 10: Center Support
Center support frame
Step 11: Center Support
Special attention at window mullion.
Step 12: And It Works
Interior with sun in the west.