DIY Barometer


Parts List
2 - straws {bendable type}
tin can
index card
plastic wrap
rubber band

I have been using one of these for years. Calibrate by placing a marker dot for a stormy day then another for a nice day. these will be the reference points. From then on I can tell rise or fall of the air pressure.

DIY barometer1

tape straw to center of diaphragm

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Looking out a window can confirm the readings. If in doubt tune in the Wx…

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I laid the ‘Cannas’ down in December

Now I have to rake the ground cover up ❗️


In 2015 I did not cover my crop & lost 50% due to frost {freeze} kill ❗️

They are sure worth the Work come July ❗️

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