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Enjoy the soothing sound of running water in a garden

Modeled on a grist mill built in 1797 on the banks of a Tennessee creek, this miniature will add the soothing sound of running water to a garden or patio. It features a working water wheel and such authentic touches as stairs, a door and windows.

The wheel is powered by falling water circulated by a small submersible pump, which recirculates the water.

Its roof is removable to provide access to a small amount of interior storage space.

The completed project measures 48 inches long by 25 inches wide by 35 inches tall.

The Grist Mill plan, 456, is $9.95 and includes step-by-step directions with 12 photos, full-size traceable patterns, diagrams and a shopping list. A package of two water wheel plans, C140, is $16.95 and includes this project plus a plan for a 4-foot-tall, free-standing water wheel. A catalog picturing hundreds of do-it-yourself projects is $3.95. Prices include postage and handling.

Please allow about four weeks for delivery. For rush delivery, add $1 an item up to $3 maximum and allow about two weeks.

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