Weathervane

You will need an old log, car number plate and a jig saw to cut letters.

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Step 1: Weathervane

Made from a log, a car number plate for arrow and letters and a bearing shaft from an old gearbox, held on with the top end of a standard garage bolt .

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Step 4: Reflecting North in the Dark

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I'm not the tidiest of workers lol xxx

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    5 Discussions

    My wife is always telling me off about my spellin, lol
    it should read 'weathervane'
    I had a few beers before I posted, but I would have got it wrong regardless..
    It lights up in the dark tho...

    All the letters and arrow are made from an old car numberplate, that's why it reflects in the dark, the spinny bit is an old gearbox shaft on a roller bearing, you can guess what the base is ?

    Cheers for looking, I'll post a pic of it in the dark..