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Above: Hans de Lange and Mike Dobson Slot the front and rear
Boards in place half way up the wheel.
Hans from Holland found the project so interesting that he
volunteered to help whilst visiting the Island for three weeks.

Above: The crew work up the north side of the wheel
It is necessary to work from side to side in order
to keep the wheel in balance.

Above: Nearing the top. The last few boards are put in place.

Above: Paul and Roy close the gap. The next task will be
to fit all 226 back boards to complete the buckets.

Above: The team start the rigging on the stone columns.
It will be necessary to remove the crowns in
preparation for the installation of the aqueduct.

Above: Using a stone cutter Paul carefully cuts away at the
ornamental work. It has been decided to retain the
stone balls for later use in the project.

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