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Project by rooster posted 12-08-2008 02:05 PM 1556 views 4 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built a couple of birdhouses to give away at Christmas. They are made from cedar and redwood. I followed/modified a plan from Wood magazine. The finish is just wiped on tung oil, but it turned out terrible because it was too cold in the garage. I hope the birds don’t mind.

Update: Added a pic with a resident.





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dustygirl

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#1 posted 12-08-2008 04:58 PM

Nice looking bird houses Rooster.You put a lot of work into them.

-- Dustygirl..Hastings,Ontario.. How much wood can 1 gal chuck if 1 gal can't cut wood?

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lew

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#2 posted 12-08-2008 05:36 PM

Nice Job!!

Wait ‘till MsDebbiie sees these!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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john

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#3 posted 12-08-2008 05:46 PM

Very nice work !!!

-- John in Belgrave (Website) http://www.extremebirdhouse.com , http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=112698715866

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#4 posted 12-08-2008 07:57 PM

i’m seeing; I’m seeing!!!
These are gorgeous. Lovely design and beautiful colour. Well done.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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Microsuffer

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#5 posted 12-08-2008 11:21 PM

A good, simple, but oohs earning idea. And, if the finish were too good, your giftees might not acutally use them. Better to look a little rough. A great project.

-- "Those are my principals, if you don't like them....I have others." - Groucho Marx

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oldskoolmodder

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#6 posted 12-08-2008 11:30 PM

Nice job. These put my little cedar bird house I made from scraps the other day to shame.

-- Respect your shop tools and they will respect you - Ric

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#7 posted 12-09-2008 12:21 AM

Well done. These are an inspiration.

-- jroot

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#8 posted 12-09-2008 02:08 PM

Thanks everyone for the comments!

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#9 posted 12-10-2008 05:52 AM

Wow what nice houses

-- Jim, Kentucky

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#10 posted 02-15-2011 02:19 PM

Nice Job!!

-- Lathe and my imagination will do everything to realize my dreams...Vanzemaljac

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