Pyramid roof wishing well plans


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Instant PDF download build plans for a wooden wishing well with a winch, bucket, and a pyramid roof.

The wishing well stands 52″ (1320mm) high and is 2ft (600mm) wide.

There is great detail on how to make this wishing well.

This is a digital product. The downloadable PDF file contains 26 pages of plan drawings, pictures, and step-by-step instructions

The well’s wall can be made out of off-cuts, i.e., left over or short pieces of wood cut into “wood bricks”.
The wall consists of seven layers of bricks – each layer consisting of eight bricks forming an octagon.
The layers are placed on top of one another hence forming the walls of the wishing well.

It is made out of 2×3 (50 x75mm) blocks (wood bricks) for the wall, and the rest is made from 1″ (25mm) thick board.
It has a working winch all made from 1″ (25mm) thick board.
The winch comprises of a drum, spindle, and winding handle.
The roof is a plywood octagonal pyramid.

Materials you will need
Use an exterior type wood. It can be either rough wood (before being planed,
dressed, or dimensioned) or smooth (planed, dressed, or dimensioned).

2×3 (50x75mm): 56 pieces @ 10-5/8″ (270mm) for the wood bricks.
1-1/2 x 2-1/2 (38x70mm): 1 piece @ 8ft (2400mm) long for the fascia.
1/2″ (12mm) plywood: 1 piece 2′ x 4′ (600 x 1200mm), which is a 1/4 of a standard size plywood sheet.
Everything else can be cut or ripped out of 3 only 1×6 (25x150mm) boards @ 6ft (1800mm) long.
You will also need:
4″ (100mm) nails 112 of, for fixing layers together.
3″ (75mm) nails 72 of, for making layers.
1-1/2″ (38mm) nails 100 of, for drum, bucket and fascia.
4″ (100mm) screws 5 of, for posts and winding wheel.
3″ (75mm) screws 1 of, for drum.
Exterior wood glue: To suit.

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