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Material for Pirate ship Siding? Waterfall Ideas?
Hau 'oli Tiki
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Joined: Feb 03, 2005
Posts: 408
From: Lamegoona Hills, CA
Posted: 2006-03-31 09:53 am   Permalink

We are constructing a Pirate ship in the back yard. It's made to look like it wrecked on the sandy beach (back 1/2). I'm trying to find something to use as siding that's not super $ (T&G would run high). Any ideas? I was kinda thinking about the lapboard at the HD, in fact, they have it labeled ship's lap board. But not set on that yet. Wanted you's guy's input first.

ALSO...while I'm pickin yer brains....

We're also making a tall tiki waterfall. Think Skull Mountain. I wanted to get a big metal culvert. Sink it into the ground. Transform it into a "natural" looking tiki carved from a mountain kind of a thing. With the water splashing out of the top, eyes, mouth, etc...
Where would I find a culvert pipe? How deep should it be sunk into the ground? How do I get the water to not only fall out the top, but out the eyes/mouth? With out it just falling straight back down to the bottom/cistern? I am envisioning some sort of system of "ramps" inside to divert/direct the water. Or maybe just pipe it? I need water proof lighting inside so it glows red at night. I have worked w/ electricity/water before, but I'm just trying to figure the schematics here. I am probably going to use CapoTiki's system of chicken wire and colored cement for the outside faux rock surface. Should I use plain ole cement? Anyone tried Plasticrete?

SO....any ideas from you brilliant bunch? Much thanks from this noggin scratcher!


 
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ErichTroudt
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Joined: Mar 27, 2002
Posts: 450
From: SoCal
Posted: 2006-03-31 10:01 am   Permalink

I have toyed with the idea of building a wrecked pirate ship in my backyard for years now. (kind of glad I didn't now that I'm moving)

Anyways I have some great shots of the wrecked pirate ships inside the Pirates of the Caribbean at Disney and a few boat/ship building website links that gave some rough building ideas.

PM me if you want any of this. Good luck, can't wait to see it!!!!!


 
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Bete
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Joined: Jan 01, 2006
Posts: 490
Posted: 2006-03-31 10:18 am   Permalink

Wow, sounds like it's going to be a totally cool looking backyard!

 
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Monkeyman
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Joined: Mar 04, 2003
Posts: 2368
From: Vista, CA
Posted: 2006-03-31 10:37 am   Permalink

Invite us over and we can help out....


 
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Unga Bunga
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Joined: Jun 06, 2003
Posts: 5822
From: CaliTikifornia
Posted: 2006-03-31 11:38 am   Permalink

I bet OnaTiki could give you some great tips on the waterfall project.

 
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pdrake
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Joined: Jan 13, 2006
Posts: 1767
From: las vegas
Posted: 2006-03-31 11:46 am   Permalink

try this place:

http://www.outwater.com/

http://www2.archpro.com/cgi-bin/worderc?confc=B2C

take not of item TPP-7 Driftwood in middle of page.

great products

also start practicing your faux finishing.

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Hau 'oli Tiki
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Joined: Feb 03, 2005
Posts: 408
From: Lamegoona Hills, CA
Posted: 2006-03-31 7:16 pm   Permalink

Them drift wood panels are PERFECT! Thanks PDrake!! I have faux finished so many things over the years, there's not a bare spot left in my entire house/yard! I love it.

Unga Bunga: I was actually going to PM Ona. Rcvd great tips before from Ona!


 
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hewey
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Joined: Sep 14, 2004
Posts: 4278
From: Sydney, Australia
Posted: 2006-03-31 9:31 pm   Permalink

Can't wait to see some pics (sorry, I have not advice to give!)

 
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tfisherart
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Joined: Oct 08, 2005
Posts: 179
From: Satellite Beach FL
Posted: 2006-04-01 07:50 am   Permalink

Maybe some old redwood barn siding, It'll stand up to the weather and look weathered.
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