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My new observatory

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Some of you may recall, a while back I submitted to this forum a design idea for a RoR shed observatory. Well, I took note of the suggestions and went ahead with it. And here it is. There were numerous problems along the way but I think that I have got around them all...except one. You may be able to see that the ground is not parallel to the roof, especially the righthand side. As this property is rented I can't just get the hammer and chisel out so I will have to have a word with my landlord. I have used screws throughout so in the unlikely event that I am kicked out it can be dismantled easily (although putting it back together again might no be so easy).

Anyway, a few finishing touches and I will be up and running.

Steve

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Excellent project, Steve - love the wheels idea to avoid a permanent 'veranda' !

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Looks a very handy piece of work! Like the undercarriage system for the roof support posts. Looks nice and compact when retracted! :D

Cheers

CW

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Ingenious use of the wheels there Steve, looks the business. Just hope we get some decent weather soon to put it to good use.

Steve..

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Nice work indeed Steve!!

An innovative way of supporting the roof as its rolled off.

Its certainly going to enhance your enjoyment of the hobby.

Dave

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Neat.. 8) in a rented property you say? I wouldn't have the courage :D

Marius

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Yep, that's a great variation on the usual design Steve, and it looks the dog thingies.

As Dave said, a new era opens up in your astronomy enjoyment.

Please let's have more pics when the interior is complete.

Ron. :D

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Well done , Steve. It looks as though you succeeded in producing an excellent obs. I only hope mine looks as good as yours when its finished.

John

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What a novel way of sliding the roof off....brilliant idea well done :D

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Really superb job, I am just re building my roll off roof at the mo. :D

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