My Version of an Extreme Birdhouse

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Blog entry by RickieD posted 03-22-2008 01:51 PM 983 reads 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

March 2008
(written by MsDebbieP)

Rick’s having a blast at building one of John's Extreme Birdhouses
He’s been working on this Cape Cod house for a couple of weeks. Not much left to go – the roof and dormers and then mounting it to a post!

You can see a closeup of the front at the ””bunnies project.

-- Rick D

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#1 posted 03-22-2008 01:53 PM

oh.. forgot to say that the wood is stuff that we had kicking around in the shop. The bottom part is a pine board and the top is some of the old barn board from my great-grandfather’s farm. The bottom base is the headboard from an old waterbed.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#2 posted 03-22-2008 06:09 PM

That’s some swank dwelling for your feathered friends. Nice to use reclaimed lumber for the project as well.

-- "Our past judges our present." JFK - 1962; American Heritage Magazine

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#3 posted 03-22-2008 07:02 PM

yah… this morning, a bird chose Rick’s first birdhouse for his summer home. I can’t wait to get this one put up and see who moves in

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#4 posted 03-22-2008 08:53 PM

Looks like someone is all ready to move in!

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#5 posted 03-22-2008 10:51 PM

A great looking house. It sure looks livable.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN.

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#6 posted 03-22-2008 11:16 PM

looks like its comeing along nice !

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#7 posted 03-27-2008 01:09 PM

Nice work Rick , i can,t wait to see it done. I just got 2 more barns to tear down so i won,t be running out of wood anytime soon .I love free wood.

-- John in Belgrave (Website) ,

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