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Project Mississippi #5: Is It Looking Like A Birdhouse Yet?

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Blog entry by William posted 07-03-2011 12:24 AM 786 reads 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 4: Mock Up Part 5 of Project Mississippi series Part 6: Painting the Major Parts »

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-- http://wddsrfinewoodworks.blogspot.com/



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TheGravedigger

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#1 posted 07-03-2011 12:33 AM

I’d say you’re getting there! Looking good!

-- Robert - Visit my woodworking blog: http://littlegoodpieces.wordpress.com

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#2 posted 07-03-2011 02:01 AM

This is really taking shape, William. It looks great! :)

Sheila

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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#3 posted 07-03-2011 02:53 AM

Yes sir…I’m excited to see how you will decorate it.

-- I came, I was conquered, I was born again. ἵνα ὦσιν ἓν

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sras

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#4 posted 07-03-2011 04:17 AM

Definitely looking like a birdhouse! The detail work is going to look great!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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devann

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#5 posted 07-03-2011 07:46 AM

You know William, after making a riverboat for the martins, how about a tugboat for the other birds.

-- Darrell, making more sawdust than I know what to do with

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kenn

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#6 posted 07-03-2011 08:08 AM

You’re going to let the birds USE it?! Say it ain’t so. All that work and they’re going to crap all over it. Oh well, I guess that’s it’s intended purpose in this world.

-- Every cloud has a silver lining

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William

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#7 posted 07-03-2011 07:43 PM

Thank you all for your compliments.
Devann,
I don’t know about the tugboat for the other birds. Let me stick this huge one in the yard and let it grow on my wife for a while. I have a feeling that after this gets planted in the yard, I may be banned from putting anything else out there for a while. You see, around my house, normally the shop is my area, the yard is my wife’s.
Kenn,
It’ll be alright. Parts of it will be white along the sides. Maybe I’ll get lucky and they’ll crap there and it’ll all just blend in until it builds up enough for me to take a scraper to it. It’s the price we pay to have the priviledge of watching the birdies up close.

-- http://wddsrfinewoodworks.blogspot.com/

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lilredweldingrod

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#8 posted 07-05-2011 05:45 AM

I was wondering how you were going to power that big thing. BIRD POWER! Wow. And a V-16 no less. Way to go William.lol And here I thought you were in to RC boats.lol

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William

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#9 posted 07-05-2011 07:07 PM

I’m not into RC boats welding rod. My kids have already been hinting that, being made of wood, this thing should float and have been wondering (out loud) what would happen if I put a motor on it.
I’ve been largely ignoring them because I know that they want me to build another one after this.

-- http://wddsrfinewoodworks.blogspot.com/

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