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Birdhouse + Feeder Dec.13/08

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Project by dustygirl posted 12-14-2008 04:47 PM 1386 views 1 time favorited 28 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made these from some scrap pine I had laying around.I am trying to get my angles etc. a bit better before I attempt anything more complicated.Half of the roof lifts up for filling the feeder.It’s hinged at the back.The bottom of the birdhouse has corner screws for cleaning it out.

-- 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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#1 posted 12-14-2008 05:50 PM

These are absolutely fantastic!!

I really like the red one!! Your choice of colors and paint schemes are super!!!!!!!

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

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dustygirl

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#2 posted 12-14-2008 06:25 PM

Thanks Lew.I think I am getting the hang of it now. :-)
I really like making birdhouses and feeders.I love all my feathered friends.

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

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mmh

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#3 posted 12-14-2008 06:38 PM

These are adorable! They would make wonderful gifts.

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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Russel

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#4 posted 12-14-2008 06:44 PM

Pretty spiffy paint job. A home and a restaurant … how convenient.

-- Working at Woodworking http://www.VillageLaneFurniture.com

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#5 posted 12-14-2008 07:29 PM

Really sweet couple of projects.

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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dustygirl

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#6 posted 12-14-2008 08:29 PM

Thanks for the compliments everyone.
Russel I had to laugh at …A home and a restaurant.Good one. :-)

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

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john

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#7 posted 12-14-2008 08:54 PM

Very nice work Dustygirl !!!
I,m sure the birds will love them .

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

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majeagle1

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#8 posted 12-14-2008 08:59 PM

Just beautiful!!! Your design and colors are just perfect, I love ‘em…............
Now all you need is an outhouse with a half moon!

-- Gene, Majestic Eagle Woodworks, http://majesticeagleww.etsy.com/, http://www.flickr.com/photos/majesticeagle/

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dustygirl

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#9 posted 12-14-2008 09:03 PM

Good idea Gene.Maybe I will try one soon.You did mean for the birds didn’t you?
Thanks John.

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

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GrandmaT

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#10 posted 12-14-2008 10:35 PM

Dustygirl … your bird house and feeder are really CUTE!!!! So creatively designed and painted. Bet they will look awesome in your gardens. Oh, and I love the ladybugs!!! Nice touch …

-- Adding to Hubby's "Honey Do List" :-)

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cobra5

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#11 posted 12-15-2008 02:13 AM

i like these they look great, it’s the little things that help us get to the bigger things in life

great house’s
tim aka cobra5

-- tool time tim aka "cobra5"

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jim1953

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#12 posted 12-15-2008 02:19 AM

Nice house & feeder great job

-- Jim, Kentucky

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dustygirl

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#13 posted 12-15-2008 07:02 AM

Thanks everyone.

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

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#14 posted 12-15-2008 05:07 PM

awesome. Love them both

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

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dustygirl

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#15 posted 12-15-2008 05:16 PM

Thanks MsD.

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

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