Build a Homemade Waterwheel

Richard N. McCray shares his story of building a one-of-a-kind homemade waterwheel, providing him with a less labor-intensive means of watering the garden.

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I set about researching the design and operation of functional "paddle pumps" in hopes of building one at my site that'd handle my watering chores with a minimum of maintenance.
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