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Project by marksalot2005 posted 1853 days ago 2686 views 2 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a simple birdhouse. Built by my oldest son 13 years old. His first project using my super panel sled. Made from leftovers 1/2” red oak ply. I told him he did a great job. I am a proud papa lol.. He is going to be a great woodworker. Glad I found this site to show off his work. Let him know guys and gals to help inspire his woodworking hobby. He made this birdhouse for his grand dad. I think his G-pa will be showing it off to his friends. He is a great kid trying to keep him on the right road of life. Lets see how showing off his project inspires him. Yall have a safe weekend stay cool its a real hot summer already.

Mark

-- Mark, Katy, Texas, Did they give Noah a hardtime about the wood boat in his driveway





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bluchz

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#1 posted 1853 days ago

Great job on the birdhouse! i need to make a few like that for my farm!!!

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patron

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#2 posted 1853 days ago

good work , son !
i wanted to be a carpenter when i was your age ,
but didn’t get to learn ,
until i was 20 .
thanks for the reminder with the bird house ,
i got birds living in the rafters on my porch,
so i’ll start making houses for them soon .
just pay attention to the tools ,
don’t ever get over confident .
thats where mistakes and accidents come from.
i bet your grandpa is real happy ,
i know your dad is ,
so you be too !
maybe someday soon you will have your own site here ,
i look forward to it ,and some new projects from you .
.
listen to the tools , they will tell you ,
when they are having a hard time !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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a1Jim

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#3 posted 1853 days ago

Fantastic Job I’m sure you will have more great projects very soon can’t wait to see them.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Dudley

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#4 posted 1853 days ago

Good job. Bravo Zulu to the young lad. My grand daughter Lexy wants to make one for her mom. Will be a good project for her and fun for Gpa.

-- Dudley Young USN Retired. Sebastian, Fl.

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Christopher

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#5 posted 1853 days ago

Great looking birdhouse! This is better than a lot of old people could do!

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gjd

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#6 posted 1853 days ago

He did a nice job and both you and he should be proud. Working with my son was a special time. Enjoy it. It is so fleeting.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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BTKS

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#7 posted 1852 days ago

Nothing beats time in the shop with the kids. Good job, son and dad! You know what they say about idle hands. Looks like your doing your part to keep them busy. BTKS

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

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MsDebbieP

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#8 posted 1852 days ago

Excellent!!!
We’re addicted to birdhouses around here. This will look great in a backyard—or in a house, on a shelf, on display :D

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

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Joe Lyddon

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#9 posted 1852 days ago

Beautiful job on that there birdhouse!

Your son should feel really proud of himself!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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wing79

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#10 posted 1243 days ago

great job buddy keep up the nice work. be proud of what you’ve done!

-- www.macombstairs.com

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Frank Doyle

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#11 posted 31 days ago

I Googled, best built bird house from oak and this project came up, great job,

-- Frank

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