A carpenter making a birdhouse.How cliche!

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Project by B posted 04-30-2014 09:13 PM 1188 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Birdhouse made of construction grade cedar.I was planning to make it entirely without any nails or screws, but gluing up proved difficult and I opted to use brad nails to ease in assembly

1: the top sits in a rebated dado to slide in and out, and is secured in place with a sliding stop underneath

2:rebated dado

3: cutting a rebate with the single blade method in 2 cuts meeting at 90 degrees,a different set up for each cut

4: rebate

-- A poor workman blames his tools. Mr.B, Ontario Canada -

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#1 posted 04-30-2014 09:25 PM

Oh my,that’s for the birds LOL Look like a big up grade over the standard bird house build.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 04-30-2014 09:38 PM

I just need to make the same thing 100 times bigger, and I can start renting them out to people!

-- A poor workman blames his tools. Mr.B, Ontario Canada -

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#3 posted 05-06-2014 05:19 PM

love it

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