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A New Shape With Each Turn

Categories: Garden Projects and Whimsy.

The new pvc pipe twirler was added to the garden awhile ago.  If you want to make one you can find the directions in this post.  The old one was painted yellow and the new one was painted a light orange.  I wanted them both to be visible against the green foliage in the garden. The slightest breeze will start them moving and with each turn a new shape is visible … from rectangles, to triangles, to stars and more. The new twirler hangs on one of the back poplar trees.  Can you spot it just above the G in
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The PVC Twirler

Categories: Garden Projects and Whimsy.

I’ve had a pvc garden twirler or whirligig or wind spinner for many years.  It was purchased on a camping trip from another camper who made various spinners to hang on the awnings of your trailer.   I love the motion of the spinners and had to have one of my own.  I decided that I wanted another of these for the garden and set about to make my own. I made this through trial and error while comparing it to the old one I had.  You have to keep adjusting the angles till you get it right.  I’m not
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The PVC Twirler Directions

Categories: Patterns.

With the print friendly option you can choose how much or how little you want to print, just mouse over the text for the option to delete. Images can be included or not. This pattern is ©Crafty Gardener and my not be sold or posted on any other site. Please share the link so others may visit. The pipe (1/2 inch diameter) comes in a long piece and needs to be cut into 15 cm or 6 inch pieces.  You need 12 pieces and 12 elbows. 1. You start by connecting two pieces with an elbow.  This makes a 90 degree
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