How to Build Windmill Fans

Learn to build a set of replacement fan blades for vintage wooden windmills with these tips

3. This is the jig used to make slots for blades in the right place. A marked board (see top of the photo) was used to line up the saw carrier for each cut. The pin held by the vise-grip can be shifted to accommodate different fan designs.
3. This is the jig used to make slots for blades in the right place. A marked board (see top of the photo) was used to line up the saw carrier for each cut. The pin held by the vise-grip can be shifted to accommodate different fan designs.
Jim Lacey