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Unread 05-01-2009, 12:31 AM
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Default Homebuilt Wardian Case for small special plants

I'm just a new poster here, but I thought ya'll might find my wardian case design interesting. It's built of quartersawn white oak primarily. It has a computer fan mounted in the top for circulation{it really makes the leaves move around a bit} 2 grow lights, and a drip pan in the bottom. The top opens, and it has sliding glass doors for adjusting ventilation. I made a corian nameplate for the front of the case. And labeled it " Hortensia Minor.."little Garden" in Latin. It's designed to look something like a greek temple. And amazingly, it really works. The plants thrive in there. I love designing and building stuff like this.
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Oh bummer, I can't get your picture to load.
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Yeah, me either... try using flickr
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Doesn't load for me either, please try again.
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It sounds really nice! If you need help posting pics, this should help you out a bit:
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Wow that's very cool! You 've done an awesome job!!!
This is exactly what i would like as orchidarium
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super nice, wish I knew someone handy with wood
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Great job!!
Love the design, I'd like to order one in Cherry wood.

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I love it, it looks great! If I had one of those I would have so much fun filling it with orchids.
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Awesome!!
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