rustic birdhouse

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Project by okwoodshop posted 1756 days ago 5474 views 4 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made from scrap pine, I saved anything that was 3/4×3/4 and put them back for about six months. started out just making a little log cabin but it got away from me. The birds stop and look in but decide they can’t afford the rent and fly of. My mom put the old nest and bluebird on the porch as a joke.

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#1 posted 1756 days ago

Looks great! I’ve been thinking of something similar. I’ll start saving all the scraps for this.

-- woodman488

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#2 posted 1756 days ago

Looks like one of John’s birdhouses but a lot smaller.

I’m sure that birds will finally move in. Are the holes the appropriate size for the birds that you want to raise.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware †

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#3 posted 1756 days ago

Rust tic

-- Custom furniture

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#4 posted 1756 days ago

Very nice birdhouse though without bird, maybe the resession is not over yet!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#5 posted 1756 days ago

Birdhouse? It looks about the size of my real house! Nice rustic look. I’m surprised the birds don’t move in. Could it be the finish or maybe it’s too drafty?

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#6 posted 1756 days ago

cool birdhouse.

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#7 posted 1756 days ago

Great Looking Birdhouse


-- Guy,PEI

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#8 posted 1756 days ago

that’s a great birdhouse! Love the design and overall look.
I bet the birds will love those side rooms. Come on SPRING!! :)

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#9 posted 1756 days ago

If I was a bird I would move in, whats the rent?

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#10 posted 1756 days ago

Keep the rent high so you can keep out the rif raf.

Nice work

-- Safety first because someone needs you.

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#11 posted 1755 days ago

Boy I love looking at houses like this. I just wish I was a bit shorter so that I could fit into it 6’4” Ive been wanting to build houses like yours for a while but just haven’t had the thyme. Nice designe thanks for the pic

-- wooley

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#12 posted 1751 days ago

Very nice looking bird house. You did a great job on it. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#13 posted 1751 days ago

You have just given me ideas for all my scraps of pine. Thanks!

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