Extreme Birdhouses

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Project by john posted 12-01-2006 11:07 PM 2709 views 3 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These are all made from reclaimed barn wood.
They will all be mounted 8 ft in the air.

-- John in Belgrave (Website) ,

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#1 posted 04-10-2007 12:42 PM

yah… so unless the size of this wagon in also an optical illusion.. these birdhouses are indeed HUGE. You must get a lot of people driving by just to check out your birdhouses.

I think this set is my favourite.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#2 posted 04-10-2007 12:51 PM

The wagon is 4 ft wide and 6 ft long.
It sure makes moving them a whole lot easier.
I am getting a few more of them this year.

-- John in Belgrave (Website) ,

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#3 posted 05-16-2007 04:18 AM

I notice a couple more around the yard.

I’d bet there aren’t any blueberries nearby.

-- No piece is cut too short. It was meant for a smaller project.

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#4 posted 05-16-2007 06:35 AM

John, I have been wondering why all the birds in Indiana have left…....! They have migrated to Ontario. Canada!

Do these bird houses have access to clean out all the bird poo? With great big and mulit-bird condos come great amounts of bird poo. (Just trying to be funny here, on a scant few occasions I am not.)

John this is your best birdie condo yet! Please keep up the great work!

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

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#5 posted 05-19-2007 04:43 PM

oh poo-poo on yo lol
Rick’s birdhouses are on the clothesline posts…. yah.. you know what that means..
Doesn’t happen very often but he gets a frown when it does!!

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#6 posted 12-21-2007 01:40 PM

Nice town houses John. Good talent and imagination. The blue bird’s in l.a. (lower Alabama) would move in fast. Semper Fi!


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#7 posted 12-21-2007 01:46 PM

Amazing. Very nice Condos for the critters.

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#8 posted 12-21-2007 02:05 PM

Thanks again everyone.
I have an order to build 10 more houses by next June so i will be adding some new designs soon.

-- John in Belgrave (Website) ,

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#9 posted 12-21-2007 03:19 PM

just plain awsome !! you got some lucky birds up there . so do the birds crap on your car like they do mine or is yours off limits ?? lol im sure mine is some type of target practice !!

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#10 posted 12-21-2007 03:29 PM

Thanks again mrtrim
I live on a 100 acre farm so it is pretty tough to see any bird doo doo in one specific area. lol

-- John in Belgrave (Website) ,

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#11 posted 05-20-2010 07:16 AM

great job on all the houses, they look great.
what size hole do you use? do you use the same size on all your bird houses?

-- If you work you eat - If you don't work, you eat, drink, and sleep.

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#12 posted 05-24-2010 05:11 AM

Your bird houses are always amazing so well done.

-- Custom furniture

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#13 posted 05-24-2010 12:39 PM

Thanks again Jim !!

-- John in Belgrave (Website) ,

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#14 posted 05-24-2010 01:49 PM

Great job John.nI was wondering if you wear still building them.

-- Chuck, wiswood2

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#15 posted 05-24-2010 02:13 PM

Very nice John. Seeing them up close at the Kitchener wood show was just amazing. looking forward to the new designs


-- Larry

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