Make this Grist Mill Water Wheel for your yard or garden from these how-to plans. Create a source of soothing, relaxing water sound in your backyard that is also a great conversation piece! Modeled from a real Tennessee grist mill.
Features: Lot''s of detail such as windows, door, beam-like trough and building supports and shingled roof. Self contained design, re-circulates water from trough using a submersible pump. Water wheel actually turns on two pillow block bearings (supplier included). Make mostly from exterior grade or pressure-treated 1/2in. and 3/4in. plywood.
Size: 48in. long by 25in. wide by 35in. tall. Water wheel is 18in. in diameter.
Plans Include: Detailed step-by-step instructions, in-progress photos, exploded diagram and complete materials lists and cutting schedules. Full-size traceable patterns for water wheel and other parts. Includes source to purchase pillow block bearings and collar stops for water wheel.
Skill Level: Basic to moderate woodworking skills required.