Of course, plans for smaller cupola/ gazebo projects are available from
sources other than architects and builders. The do-it-yourselfer might
find the following links helpful:
Statuary and Weathervanes Company. Offers a
line of weathervanes and basic, wooden rooftop cupolas
at their site. They are based in Newburgh, New York.
Millworks. Manufacturers of a small line of
wooden rooftop cupolas and weathervanes, among other things. They
also provide custom
design services for cupolas of a more elaborate nature. They
are based in Conneaut, Ohio.
Craftsman Corporation. Creators of a line of
copper rooftop cupolas using louvers and traditional styling. They
also offer other architectural copper products for the roof, and for
the home and garden. They are headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Country Products & More. Markets a wide
selection of handcrafted Amish products, including vinyl sided and
copper topped rooftop cupolas, copper weathervanes and finials,
lighthouses, birdfeeders and pet food dishes, home and garden accents,
and more. They are based in Lancaster County (Quarryville
Woodworks. Offer a variety of classic,
prefabricated garden gazebos at their site. They are based in
Vestal, New York. Available outside the area in the form of
Weathervanes and Cupolas. Based in Annapolis, Maryland,
this company offers a nice selection of small to medium (not room-sized!) rooftop
cupolas made of wood or vinyl plastic. They also sell weathervanes, finials,
and other cupola accessories.
Depot. Among this company's extensive architectural offerings
is a line of louvered rooftop cupolas, mostly of wooden construction. Located
in Brea, California.
Fiberglass. Custom designs and manufactures architectural
ornamentation in fiberglass. Included in its large line of products are domes,
rooftop cupolas, and steeples. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio.
Sheet Metal. A long established fabricator of sheet metal
cupolas and other metal products. Offers restoration and custom fabrication
services too. Based in Long Island City, New York.
Harbor Weathervanes and Cupolas. Sells
handcrafted weathervanes and a nice line of basic rooftop cupolas.
Trenton, Maine is their home.
Barn Pages. Devoted to the restoration, reuse and
adaptive conversion of old barns and barn wood. Includes a marketplace
for the buying and selling of new and used barn parts such as cupolas and
Conservatories. Creators of elegant glass enclosed
conservatories and garden pavilions. Some of their designs
fall under the gazebo type cupola form. Their glass covered roofs
sometimes sport domes or low profile glass cupolas acting as lanterns.
They are based in Reading, Pennsylvania.
Cupola & Weathervane. A friendly company
that offers handcrafted wooden rooftop cupolas at great prices.
Models are available in seven sizes. They also offer some fun
cupola mailboxes, fence post cupola birdhouses, and a line of
weathervanes. They are located in Calgary, Alberta (Canada).
Industries. Offers a good selection of stock
cupola and steeple designs. They also perform custom design and
fabrication work, and have experience in restoring and replicating
cupolas and steeples on historic public structures. They are
located in Campbellsville, Kentucky.
Cod Cupola Company. Offers over 90 different
styles of cupolas. Custom work including weathervanes and
finials. They are based in North Dartmouth, Massachusetts. In
business since 1939.
Cod Weathervane Company. Carries a wide
selection of prefabricated wood and vinyl rooftop cupolas, including the
popular Good Directions label. They also sell handcrafted copper
weathervanes, finials, sundials, and other home and garden
accessories. Located in Orleans, Massachusetts.
An outdoor furnishings company that also offers garden gazeboes, wooden
and weathervanes. The cupola lineup suggests they distribute the popular Good Directions line. Based in
Offers a handsome line of prefabricated metal rooftop cupolas.
They also sell a number of other rooftop specialty products like
dormers, spires, and cornices. They are based in Grapevine, Texas.
A wholesale distributor of copper cupolas, finials, weathervanes and
other copper based rooftop accessories. While their site focuses
on the builder market, they will sell to the public. They are located in
Summit, Inc. Offers online ordering of unique
handmade cupolas, finials, and other copper products for both residential
and commercial construction. Headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Classics Cupolas. Based in Colborne, Ontario
(Canada), they offer several fancier looking rooftop cupolas for sale at
their site. They also perform custom work.
Cupolas and Weathervanes. Offers a wide
selection of rooftop cupolas in wood, vinyl, and copper in prefabricated
kit form. They also sell weathervanes, finials, and related mounts
and accessories. Located in Fort Loramie, Ohio.
Gentleman. A catalog site that includes a
sizeable line of prefabricated rooftop cupolas and weathervanes among
their larger collection of country living products. Based in
Saratoga Springs, New York.
Cupola and Steeple. Creates both prefabricated
and custom made rooftop (and some garden) cupolas, domes, and steeples
of exceptional quality, and offers complete design, manufacturing, and
installation services for cupolas, domes, steeples, weathervanes, and
more. The company also performs restoration, roofing, and general
contracting work. They are based in Oakville, Ontario (Canada).
Home Accessories. A reseller of prefabricated
wooden or vinyl rooftop cupolas. They also carry a wide line of
finials, weathervanes, mailboxes, custom plaques and address
signs, and other house accessories. They are based in Rancho
Doe's Restoration/ Cupolas. Designs and builds
custom rooftop cupolas using antique barn board and stained glass. Also
offers building restoration services. Headquartered in Saco, Maine.
Cupolas. Offers a fine line of rooftop cupolas
and belfries. Models include open, louvered, and windowed
designs. Offers a line of weathervanes as well. Based in
Specialties. Manufacturer of rooftop cupolas and
steeples constructed from fiberglass. Custom fabrication work
available. Based in Henderson, Texas.
Unlimited. Offers an extensive collection of
rooftop cupolas and church steeples built of fiberglass. Located in
Terrace of Roseville, California. Offers an elegant
line of seriously historic-looking (but generally new) garden gazeboes,
available in either cast iron or stone. They also specialize in antique
garden and architectural salvage for Antique
Trove, a chain of antique malls.
Accents. Offers an exceptionally
fine-looking line of garden gazeboes. They are based in Moreno
Depot. Creators of a classic line of wooden
garden gazeboes. They also offer weathervanes, mail boxes, playhouses,
outdoor furniture, and other accessories for outdoor garden rooms. They
are based in Helena, Montana.
Gazebo Factory. Specializes in prefabricated garden gazebo
kits. Formerly named Old World Gazebos. Maintains a showroom in Kingston,
Junction. Offers a respectable line of garden
gazebo and spa enclosure building kits. They are located in
Directions, Inc. A North American manufacturer and
distributor of rooftop, cupolas and weathervanes to retailers.
When last checked, they did not sell directly to the public, but they offered a consumer catalog
that could put you in contact with a local dealer (a few of whom appear as
listings on this page). They are based in Danbury, Connecticut.
Directions, Ltd. Not to be confused with
the North American company above, this company offers a good selection of
cupolas for sale and apparently does custom work as well. They are
headquartered in Botley, Hampshire (United Kingdom).
Offers a small line of fancier looking rooftop cupolas for sale. They
are based in Wakarusa, Indiana.
(formerly Directions for Home and Garden). Creators of handsome
rooftop cupolas constructed either of wood or vinyl. The designs
feature either louvers or windows, copper or wooden roofs, may include
weathervanes or finials, and are available in a variety of sizes. They
also offer many other home and garden accessories. Their retail
showroom is in Newtown, Connecticut.
Mailboxes. Offers an attractive line of wooden
or vinyl rooftop cupolas
for sale. Either louvered or windowed, most sport copper roofs and
are available in a variety of sizes. The company also sells an
extensive selection of weathervanes, mailboxes, address plaques,
doorbells, knockers, and other home accessories. They are based in Menomonee Falls,
Shoppe. Based in Centerport, New York, it
offers several basic rooftop cupola
product lines. It also offers a wide selection of weathervanes
Works. Carries a basic line of rooftop
of the louvered, wooden type. It also sells mailboxes and cast
aluminum weathervanes. Maintains a showroom in Naperville,
Products. Manufacture a small line of rooftop cupolas
built of metal. Based in Houston, Texas.
Cupolas. Offers their own handsome line of handcrafted
wooden rooftop cupolas, some louvered and others windowed. Custom
sizes and models available on request. Weathervanes are available here
too. Located in St. Alphonse-de-Granby, Quebec (Canada).
Components. Markets a small line of all steel
constructed rooftop cupolas on their website. Also sells
weathervanes. They are headquartered in Spencer, Iowa.
World Distributors. Carries a line of copper
domes and cupolas. They also sell finials, weathervanes, and
other rooftop accessories. They are based in Kalamazoo, Michigan.
Fiberglass Inc. Offers steeples, rooftop
cupolas, and other products of fiberglass construction. They offer
custom design services as well. They are based in Taylorsville, North
Products, Inc. Offers cast aluminum, copper and
steel weathervanes; copper finials; and windowed and louvered rooftop cupolas
in wood or vinyl. Competitive pricing. Located in Blaine, Washington.
Woodworking. Specializes in custom built wood
and vinyl garden gazebos in Pennsylvania and surrounding states. Based out of
Gazebos. Sells a product line of highly customizable, carefully crafted garden
gazebos, as well as other landscape accessories like garden arbors and
bridges. Showroom in Gardena, California.
Structures. A storage shed builder based in
Bedford, Pennsylvania. Among their different outbuilding offerings
is a rather nice selection of wood and vinyl gazebos.
Outdoor Accents. An outdoor accessory retailer
whose many offerings include a substantial line of prefabricated gazebos
in either wood or vinyl. Stores based in Massachusetts.
Weathervanes. Feature their own handsome line of
rooftop cupolas as well as a great selection of arty weathervanes. Site
mentions custom design services available as well. They are located
in Meriden, Connecticut.
Cupolas. Featured on the CW
Ohio website, this is another line of basic wooden, louvered, rooftop
cupolas. Much of this site is still under construction.
CW Ohio is based in Conneaut, Ohio.
Fiberglass. Offers a wide selection of
rooftop cupolas and church steeples built of fiberglass. Based in
LLC. Based in Wichita, Kansas, this company
sells their own brand of wooden rooftop cupolas, or can custom build
them to order.
Features a fine prefabricated line of louvered copper rooftop cupolas,
finials, and other rooftop accessories. Custom design services
on request. They are based in Salina, Oklahoma.
Offers a nice line of gazebos, pavilions, and small garden houses at
their site. They are based in Elverson, Pennsylvania.
Store. Offers a nice line of rooftop cupolas,
weathervanes, garden ornaments, and weather instruments. They are
located in Sandwich, Massachusetts.
Maine. Offers a wide selection of prefabricated
rooftop cupolas in wood or vinyl, birdfeeders, finial, and
weathervanes. Custom design services on request. They
operate a small chain of stores in Maine.
Cupolas. Offers a fine selection of handcrafted, copper
roofed cupolas. Available in different woods in louvered or windowed
designs. Sister site to Acadia
Weathervanes. Locations in Bar Harbor and Trenton, Maine.
Workshoppe. Based in St. Clair Shores,
Michigan, this company designs fanciful, custom-made cupolas to suit
your needs. Also carries a line of weathervanes