Community Birdhouse Project

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Project by davidmackv posted 05-09-2014 09:12 PM 1932 views 2 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well, the community birdhouse project went great. Had 10 people show up and they all had a great time. It was a great experience.

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#1 posted 05-09-2014 09:21 PM

What a GREAT idea!

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#2 posted 05-09-2014 09:28 PM

Outstanding idea! Good Job!

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#3 posted 05-09-2014 09:31 PM

Well then I’d chalk that one up in the SUCCESSFUL category!

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#4 posted 05-09-2014 09:52 PM

Nice David, was it only you doing all that prep, or did you have help.

Great idea.

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#5 posted 05-09-2014 09:59 PM

I did it all. Even made the boards out of rough saw lumber. The library got a saw mill to give me all the scrap wood from when they made lumber. It was tough though, I had to predrill all the holes so the nails would go in.

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#6 posted 05-09-2014 11:14 PM

What a wonderful idea. This is the kind of thing woodworkers can do to stimulate the interest of young kids (the woodworkers who will someday replace us ) and apparently some woodworking mommies. You put in a lot of valuable effort to even pre-drilling for the nails, I hope it was properly appreciated.
The wood really looks interesting, what is it? You are lucky to have a nearby mill that wwill donate scrap for a good cause. How long did it take to get this all ready.

I’ve got some grandkids who will be receiving DIY birdhouse kits for Christmas. Thjanks for the idea.

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#7 posted 05-10-2014 12:01 AM

It took me around 2 days to make 15 kits. I had to cut the wood into boards. Then cut the boards into the kits and then drilled all the holes. I made 4 different kits. Bluebird houses, swallow houses, robin house and bird feeders.

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#8 posted 05-10-2014 02:36 AM

Great job David those folks are a having a ball.

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#9 posted 05-10-2014 04:25 AM

That is really cool. Great job

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#10 posted 05-10-2014 07:41 AM

What a great idea! And could be used for so many charities, giving pleasure to people and benefits to nature. Thanks for this, it’s really a fantastic way of paying it forward.

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#11 posted 05-10-2014 12:16 PM

Great idea. Glad to see it.

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#12 posted 05-10-2014 02:08 PM

What a great project. Bring people together and rooting the seed for future Lumberjocks

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#13 posted 05-10-2014 09:38 PM

that is really amazing! great job

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