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sgtbob
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Posted - 12/02/2016 :  06:50:04 AM  Show Profile  Visit sgtbob's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Thanks Dave.

The shingles are just individual pieces of card stock. I added the roof to protect the wheel
from heavy snows. A small mill such as this in the upper northeast would typically shut down
over the winter when the mill ponds froze over. I added a stove pipe for the pot belly stove used to
ward off the chill spring and fall. It has guy wires to keep it steady but you can hardly see them
in this photo.





Bob


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Bill Gill
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Posted - 12/02/2016 :  07:12:57 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Another neat structure, Bob! There's an old water powered reciprocating sawmill not far away that's an operating museum open in the Spring and Fall. It's closed in the winter not only because the mlll pond freezes, but also because there isn't enough water to run it.


Edited by - Bill Gill on 12/02/2016 2:29:14 PM

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Michael Hohn
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Posted - 12/02/2016 :  08:04:57 AM  Show Profile  Visit Michael Hohn's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Bob,

Talk about character, your mill has it all.

It reminds me of Charlie Chaplins cabin in the Gold Rush.

Mike


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Dutchman
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Posted - 12/02/2016 :  08:13:45 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
That is a great looking model, Bob.


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Ensign
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Posted - 12/02/2016 :  09:06:25 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Bob, your frosty looking mill gets better & better with each new piece added.
It's making me think about Gingerbread for some strange reason.

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Carl B
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Posted - 12/02/2016 :  09:49:35 AM  Show Profile  Visit Carl B's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Another excellent structure Bob....Bravo!


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Philip
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Nice work!

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hon3_rr
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Really sweet..

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TRAINS1941
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Posted - 12/02/2016 :  3:21:48 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Great job!!

Jerry

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sgtbob
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Wow, what nice comments. Thanks Bill, Mike, Bruce, Greg, Carl, Philip, KP, and Jerry.

There is more to come but here's what the pieces look like finally together (loosely).







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Ensign
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Posted - 12/03/2016 :  08:37:00 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Bob, that looks wonderful!
How does the water get delivered to the wheel?

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sgtbob
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Greg, That's what's next. The mill that I most based this on was an undershot wheel. Mine is an
overshot wheel so I must make the sluice that carries water from the pond that's up the grade and
delivers it just a bit over the top of the wheel. Gravity does the rest.

Of the three types of water wheel, overshot, undershot, and breast, the overshot is the most
efficient but also the most effected by winter temperatures.

Cheers,

Bob


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quartergauger48
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That sure is a nice cozy cabin Bob..Looks like the stream is quite cold though and producing plenty of frostThe stone work really came out fantastic..looks like real stones'..


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Guff
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Posted - 12/03/2016 :  11:41:34 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Bob,
Please share the secret on how you got the frosted look. It really looks like a building on a cold winter morning.
Dave



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Ray Dunakin
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Looks great! I like the roof over the wheel.


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