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Spinnekop (windmill) #17: Opwaai ankers

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Blog entry by JobK posted 04-11-2021 12:02 PM 327 reads 0 times favorited 0 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 16: Stoelbalk en wervel Part 17 of Spinnekop (windmill) series Part 18: Bekleding »

To prevent the mill from blowing over it is anchored to the concrete foundations. In my model i’m not using any concrete and this windmill probably wasn’t build with a concrete foundation. So i made the anchors using big stones as was common to do for small mills like these.


The raw materials


Drilling holes in stones cost me 3 drills for 4 holes


Hooks glued in place with epoxy


adding the anchors to the “achtkant stijl”


The wind anchors in place

-- Job, The worst wheel always creaks the most



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