Porch Swing Bird Feeder

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Project by Cubby posted 12-26-2014 09:08 PM 839 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Thanks to the prior posts on Lumberjocks, I reproduced this great little project.

I have a friend from Australia, Mr. Tim Rose, who is a fine carpenter from Perth. On a visit this Fall, he brought me some short pieces of Jarrah, a wood native to his Southwest Australia. I used the Jarrah and Pennsylvania Cherry, (my favorite native hardwood) to produce this version.

I coated the wood with three coats of blond shellac followed by two coats of polyurethane.

Now I have one project to show my TWO favorite hardwoods.

-- Ron Baird, Pennsylvania, "WORK HARD, BE GOOD, HAVE FUN"

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#1 posted 12-27-2014 02:57 PM

That is cool…. well done.
I better not show this to my mother…. she’ll want dozens!!!

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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#2 posted 12-28-2014 12:46 AM

Really well made piece, the woods looks very well together

-- Norman

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#3 posted 01-01-2015 12:52 AM

Thanks for the kind comments.

-- Ron Baird, Pennsylvania, "WORK HARD, BE GOOD, HAVE FUN"

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