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I made this for my Mother-in-Law for CHRISTmas. What do you get a mother-in-law who thinks she has seen it all?...Something she never dreamed of! After she remodeled her kitchen earlier in the year, she complained about the still poor air circulation in the kitchen. She also adores chickens, so what would be better than a ROOSTER TABLETOP FAN.

The body is three layers of 4/4 Padouk. The outline was cut with the pieces taped together, then each piece's center hole was cut in a cone shape to fit the fan shroud nearly perfectly prior to glue-up. The wing, tail feathers, and beak are Yellowheart, and the comb and waddle are Lacewood. Theree was no dye or paint used on this project. I was finished with three coats of clear polyurethane, sanded to 400 grit between coats. The only modification to the original fan was the screw mounting holes drilled into the shroud to mount the body and wing.

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this is so unusual! And really awesome. I love it.
 

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Like Larry would say; " I don't care what you say; Thats funny stuff right there!!" Awesome job!
 

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What a great idea.
Get her something money just cant buy.
very unique and wonderful.
My mother inlaw would have loved this as she also had a thing for chickens.
 

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Doug,

We'd love to know your MIL's reaction. This is most unique. Thanks for posting.

L/W
 

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L/W,

She, and everyone in the room, loved it! She says that she uses it every day.
 

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this is SO awesome.
relatives used to have a cottage that my named "Roswell's Roost" .. what a perfect addition this would be.
I love it. The idea is whimsical, the quality is excellent-and no paint? Yah, that just takes it over the top.

2 thumbs up and all ten toes. Love it.
 

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Great little project, and since the wife has a thing about chickens, I just got one more Item added to
that "I gotta make this" list. Thank you for sharing this wonderful looking bird with us.
 

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That's awesome! Excellent way to make fun and function come together.
 

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That is neat. I really like the eggcellent job on the tail, waddle and comb.

Oh . . . we have 6 pet roosters. You may have heard them in one of my videos.
 
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