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Project by shopdog posted 04-20-2014 12:34 PM 1111 views 4 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I recently bought a book…wild & wacky birdhouses and feeders, and decided to build my way through it.
I started with this wacky looking one, and then moved on to the feeder in the 4th pic.
I used cedar and MDO ply for the house, and just cedar for the feeder.
They were fun to make, except for the painting.
I used a scroll saw and table saw for the cutting.

Thanks for looking

Happy Easter

-- Steve-- http://www.urbanexteriors.biz





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LeTurbo

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#1 posted 04-20-2014 12:57 PM

Haha! Those are cool, Steve. Brings a bit of Disney to the garden.

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josh

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#2 posted 04-20-2014 12:59 PM

Hahahahahahahahaha, these ARE cool. SeƱor Seuss would be proud!

-- Josh; Former Pennsylvanian, current Coloradan

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#3 posted 04-20-2014 01:35 PM

great bird houses,love them.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#4 posted 04-20-2014 01:40 PM

I like these! When I get my building up and start back making bird houses I’ll hafta steal this idea

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#5 posted 04-20-2014 01:54 PM

those are a lot of fun.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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#6 posted 04-20-2014 02:31 PM

Nicely done and very colorful.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#7 posted 04-20-2014 03:30 PM

Those are so neat. Do you drink beer or whiskey while making them!!

Nicely done…................Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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jroot

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#8 posted 04-20-2014 03:53 PM

Cool. Certainly eye catching. Hopefully for the birds too.

-- jroot

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shopdog

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#9 posted 04-20-2014 05:08 PM

Thanks everyone for the great comments.
@Jim…you know it’s bad practice to drink, and work with spinning blades. ;_)

-- Steve-- http://www.urbanexteriors.biz

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#10 posted 04-20-2014 06:32 PM

Super cool ,love em

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#11 posted 04-20-2014 10:05 PM

Yeah I luv these things. Very nice build, may have to do some of these…..next year…waaayyy toooooo busy now.

-- Pie

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