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Project by Shrub posted 06-16-2009 11:05 PM 8438 views 10 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Additional birdhouses that are made from shipping pallets and various objects I found. I’m not real sure what the metal object is in the first picture. Any ideas? Turning the wooden door knob opens the birdhouse for cleaning in the third picture. Glad my tetanus shot is current.

-- Shrub G. , Dalton Georgia





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John Stegall

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#1 posted 06-16-2009 11:20 PM

Terrific use of found objects. I especially like the old trowel. I like all of the others you have posted too.

-- jstegall

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#2 posted 06-17-2009 01:20 AM

This ones for the birds LOL cool

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#3 posted 06-17-2009 01:32 AM

they are all great … makes me want to make a bird house

-- Paul , Calfornia

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#4 posted 06-17-2009 01:36 AM

a1Jim said it all. These are for the birds….........................lol

John, Good catch. I missed the trowel the first time through.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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#5 posted 06-17-2009 02:53 AM

Great use of found items! Love the way you incorperate the rustic element into your designs.

Keep it up.

Scrappy

-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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#6 posted 06-17-2009 04:45 AM

I believe the metal piece in the first picture is the end of a single or double tree. The bar that goes behind the horse on a wagon or buggy rig. The tugs (pull straps) hook to short adjustment chains that attach to the two small rings on the bottom. Could be something else, that’s my best guess. Lots of different versions out there. Keep up the good work, looks like you’ve been doing lots of it.
BTKS

-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)

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#7 posted 06-17-2009 01:35 PM

Your featherd friends will be happy in them…..cool job.

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#8 posted 06-17-2009 02:15 PM

I am going to remember this one. Very fun.

-- Berta in NC

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Shrub

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#9 posted 07-07-2009 10:51 PM

BTKS – I bet you are correct based on where I found that part.

-- Shrub G. , Dalton Georgia

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#10 posted 06-04-2010 05:56 PM

These birdhouses are very nice….

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