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Built this back in 2012 for a guy for his mother to display her mini light houses , glass doors and front , lighted shelfs and a light that rotated on the top !! Designed and built this from scrach as I went along , 7 1/2 feet high and the base was 36 " , brought me a pic. on a brown paper bag , did a redesign for him !!

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Comment by james wilhelm on December 28, 2014 at 9:31am

George , Thank,s for the nice comment on my light house!!  Had a lot of time in this one , lot,s of angles to cut and fit !!  Have a great day , JIM !!!

Comment by George H Bowman Sr. on December 28, 2014 at 8:06am

I live on the Northern Outer Banks of NC in Kitty Hawk and I appreciate your craftsmanship in building this lighthouse, nice job.

Comment by james wilhelm on September 8, 2014 at 9:26pm

Kreg Rep. , thanks for the nice comments on my light house , did try to get all the details right , even put a rotating light in the house on top , one of a kind build , JIM !

Comment by KregRep on September 2, 2014 at 8:13am

Very cool cabinet, Jim. I really like that you took the lighthouse theme and ran with it, and that you even included the safety lines around the base and the upper section. Great attention to detail. Thanks for sharing!


Comment by Dan Jackman on September 2, 2014 at 7:02am

Do you have any plans made for this? My mother would love it.

Comment by james wilhelm on September 1, 2014 at 8:25am

Thanks Mick for the nice comment , it was a challenge , but that is what makes wood working so interesting and fun !!

Comment by michael evans on September 1, 2014 at 7:36am

That light house is magic Jim ,that will keep the boats from the shore ha.

Comment by james wilhelm on August 31, 2014 at 10:46pm

Thank,s Jay , for the nice comment,s , it was a birthday present for the guy,s mother , she sent me a thank you card with a lot of little glitter light houses in the card , that made it worth all the hard work, to make some  one happy with one of my build,s !!  Did have to scrach my head to get all the angles just right , HA!!  Even put the hand rail around the top and bottom , with small post,s and chain from light and fan pull switches , btw , it dose have  rotating white light in the top , wanted to make it look real , JIM !

Comment by Jay Boutwell on August 31, 2014 at 10:14pm

Hi Jim, now this is woodworking,  That is one fine looking cabinet and how fitting it is to display light houses in.  I think this is really a piece of art as it design is fascinating.   I know was not the easiest thing to build.  Anytime you build a multi-side object it is a challenging job.  This is an excellent example of craftsmanship as it really takes your thought to a real light house and all the intriguing things we all have read about and even taken ventures into them.  Like how you put the top on and all that is missing is the rotating spot light.   Nice job and thank you for posting your work.

Comment by james wilhelm on August 31, 2014 at 10:07pm

Thank,s Ken , yes it was a fun build and one of a kind , took a few weeks , HA!! JIM !!

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