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PostPosted: Mon Feb 06, 2017 12:54 am 
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Well, I just HAD to build a School House of my very own! Got some help from some of my forum friends here, but-- I fudged the dimensions on several angles to customize it. This one is a little less wide, windows are a little smaller, the clock is set higher, and I finally did my very 1st "fuzzy" windows. Still going to add a luffah tree and also a flag, (will post another pic of that) but for now, pretty much done. I will build another one in the future with better all around looks, and hopefully better windows, but I just had to have one of these lil' gems on my mantle. Howard==> IDEA: Do you think this would be a nice little addition to the "Pack-O-Fun" house village my friend? I think so! I can shrink my plans down even a little more to do this if anyone here is interested(?) Well, here ya go-- Enjoy!... :)

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 06, 2017 7:34 am 
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This is a great school house, every village needs one :)
I'd love to see it with flag.


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Will...

well done project!...very well done as a matter of fact!...

yes...it would make a great addition to the "pack-o-fun" house collection...

so...why don't your email me a copy of your pattern of just the walls...(you have my email address already)...and i'll draw and post patterns in the same scale as all the other "pack-o-fun" houses...this will free you up to work on other bigger projects...

my very best regards...howard...


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Yes Lynn, I do believe every village needs one too! I will be adding my little flag & a Luffah today hopefully. Then I will take a pic of it and post. Sounds great Howard, I thought you would like the idea! ;) I will scan my drawings and send them to you via email sir! :mrgreen:

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Very nice, Will, thanks for sharing. Sorry if I missed this, but whose coconut is this? It looks great!

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Very nice job Will. I think you did a great job on the windows!

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Cool house Will, and great job, I've always loved this classic. The red of the house and green on the roof are very alluring! Looks like you nailed them both perfect.
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Will - beautiful school house - it does rock!


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Thank you all for your kind comments. This is one like Brian said is a "classic" that I've wanted to build for over a year. The last 2 ones on eBay were just waaaay out of my price range! So-- for a few pennies (literally!) I decided to finally do this project. Answer to your question Paul: It was my own "home grown" coconut that I made for this very project. I think it took longer to make that than the actual building! :lol: . But, I had a wonderful time doing this scratch-build. I will post a pic later on today if my 2 little "monkeys" let me (when they're down for a nap of course!) show the tree & flag installed. Oh, by the way Howard, I just sent you my original template to your email sir for proper "Pack-O-Fun" house re-sizing! :)

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Okay my friends, here's the FINAL product (finally! LOL) Nice tall arborvitae has been planted, and the "Old Glory" is flying proudly!...
I sure LOVE this hobby... Well, onto the NEXT project folks!...

Cheers to all,

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