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Copper Finishes
My weathervanes, finials, caps, and sculpture are available in a variety of finishes to suit any application or taste.

Assembly & Installation
Here are the assembly, mounting and installation suggestions for Ferro Weathervanes products.

How to select a Weathervane
Not All Weathervanes Are Created Equal. With so many varieties of weathervanes in existence today, learn how to distinguish the styles, shapes and types.

Grounding & Lightning
Answers to; "Do these attract lightning?" and  "Do I 'ground' my new weathervane or finial?"

Frequently asked questions about weathervanes and our other products. Covers anything you need to know to purchase your weathervane or accessories.

Custom Weathervanes Information
Click here to learn how to have your creative idea come to life as a functional weathervane.

David Ferro's Weathervanes   Learn more about David's life, vision,  and  weathervanes. It all started with a humpback whale.

 Weathervane Books
Our selection of books that make great reading about

Weathervane Making Classes
Come and join us in the studio. Work with us side by side and
create your own weathervane.

Weathervane Articles & Essays
What's the most expensive weathervane? Where can I find poetry about weathervanes? Should I ground my weather vane? A collection of articles, poetry, and various essays. Includes a detailed ancient history of weathervanes.

Kids & Weathervanes
Books & Fun projects like weathervane plans to teach your class or child about weathervanes.

Gilding Weathervanes
Gilding a weathervane with this tissue-thin leaf is magical. It creates a warmth and luster that is unachievable with other materials. It adds distinction to a figure that may otherwise be overlooked. It transforms the ordinary weathervane into the remarkable.

Crafting Weathervanes
Weathervane crafting techniques are as varied as their subjects. This page describes some of our techniques.


Weathervane Information, facts, FAQ, gilding, crafting, articles, books

Learn how weather vanes work through the writings, and reference in this section which were written by specialists, and an authority on windvanes. It is comparable to visiting a library or historic museum and receiving free consulting for your study.

Ferro  Weathervanes


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