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Birdhouses using Knotholes

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Project by sailor27 posted 2545 days ago 1408 views 3 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

When making birdhouses out of old used cedar fence pickets, I like to find knotholes that can be used for the bird entrance. As the pictures show even the small knotholes can be used to make small birdhouses.

-- Larry, Shreveport





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Dan'um Style

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#1 posted 2545 days ago

cool bird !! like the style … bet it was fun making them !

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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lclashley

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#2 posted 2545 days ago

Excellent houses!!! And your photography is great, especially the 1st two pics. LOL

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#3 posted 2545 days ago

Very nice!! I epecially like the weathered houses in the 3rd picture. Just perfect.

-- Matt - Syracuse, NY

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#4 posted 2545 days ago

Nice houses. Note to self… take another look at the free fence pile….

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#5 posted 2545 days ago

I can see a crop of these around the yard!

-- I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it. - Van Gogh -- http://blanchardcreative.etsy.com -- http://snbcreative.wordpress.com/

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Bob Babcock

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#6 posted 2545 days ago

Very very cool. I really like these. I have a bunch of cedar laying around. Think I’ll make a few. Thanks for posting. I agree with Matt, the weathering is great.

-- Bob, Carver Massachusetts, Sawdust Maker http://www.capecodbaychallenge.org

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Jeff

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#7 posted 2545 days ago

Not something that you see often the old wealthered look and the natural openning, great idea look like fun.

-- Jeff B.

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dewoodwork

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#8 posted 2545 days ago

Great Idea, Using a knot hole for the access hole gives them such a natural inviting look.

-- Express creativity with wood, Dewayne. Vacaville CA.

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#9 posted 2545 days ago

they are beautiful. Well done!
great use of the natural hole.

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

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#10 posted 2545 days ago

It is to simple to look so nice :) I have to find a fence guy and get into his scrap wood pile.

-- "so much to learn and so little time"..

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#11 posted 2544 days ago

Knot bad! Good job!

-- Rob (A) Waxahachie,TX

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#12 posted 2544 days ago

The birds will appreciate it ;^D

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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#13 posted 2544 days ago

Great Idea! Now I’ve got to get out and find some lumber with knot holes.

-- Bruce from Central New York...now, if you'll pardon me, I have some sawdust to make.

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