A doorbell for an old salt.
A nautical clang tells you there's someone at the front door in this Phoenix house.
Knowing her architect husband David's fondness for the sea, Becky Jones presented him with a ship's bell one birthday. He designed the bracket and cord run to make it their doorbell.
The welded bracket mounts to a beam above the door. Electrical conduit guides the cord from the clapper to a backspliced rope pull outside; bent, the conduit runs through a hole in the porch soffit and an adjoining beam. Brass towel bar holders fasten the conduit to the wall.
Photo: Cord runs from bell clapper to outside through brass-plated conduit beside door. Pull the braided cord end and the bell peals
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|Date:||Oct 1, 1984|
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