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Treated Pine wishing well

Demo
Junior Contributor
Demo
Demo
Junior Contributor

This charming, old-fashioned wishing well would be a striking addition to any garden.

 

 

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The project 

 

I have made three of these now. The first was for my partner, and when her friends saw it they wanted one too.

 

I don't have any carpentry skills whatsoever – in fact I was terrible at woodwork in school.

 

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I used a compound mitre saw to cut the timber and a Join A Jig to pre-drill the screw holes for the right-angle joins.  

 

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The frame is made with 70mm x 35mm treated Pine outdoor framing; the walls and roof are made with treated Pine fence palings; and the winch is made with a broom handle and timber offcuts.

 

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More project inspiration

 

Bunnings Workshop member Poppop made this terrific Garden bridge using fence palings.

 

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Workshop member r23on built this impressive Japanese-style garden bridge.

 

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Workshop member petrolhead shared this beautiful Bali hut and pond with a boardwalk.

 

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Find more ideas for your garden in our Top 10 most popular garden makeovers. And let us know if you need a hand with your project. We're here to help.

Comments
Noyade
Trusted Contributor

Morning Demo.

Looks really good - excellent detail and he scaling looks perfect. Is that why you went with a smaller bucket in the last photo.

 

Mine looks wrong - I 'wish' I hadda tried harder.

 

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