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Project by Emidio Falini posted 05-10-2016 12:27 PM 983 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These bird houses are made from weathered barn siding, cypress or hemlock. The cypress and hemlock I get from “mushroom Growers” in our area. They use it as the beds where the mushrooms are grown in the mushroom house. Because of the constant moisture the wood deteriorates in a cool style. I have used it for over 45 years to make picture frames or any project I wanted a weathered look like wall paneling. This time I thought it would cool with this style Bird house. The other good thing these boards are trash until I pick them up. So at 66 years old you may see me rooting around in a dumpster salvaging some great finds.





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#1 posted 05-10-2016 12:30 PM

I cannot figure out why some of my pictures are posted sideways…

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#2 posted 05-10-2016 01:43 PM

They look fine to me ! :-)
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#3 posted 05-10-2016 02:54 PM

Neat looking birdhouses.

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#4 posted 05-10-2016 06:34 PM

Scarry beautiful bird houses – remind me on some horror movie houses – nice work.

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#5 posted 05-10-2016 07:59 PM

Joe that is a classic picture.

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#6 posted 05-10-2016 11:55 PM

That wood really sets off those houses for one really special look.
Great projects.

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#7 posted 05-11-2016 01:53 AM

Those are beautiful, they will bring a pretty penny @ a good juried craft show.

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#8 posted 05-11-2016 12:26 PM

I did that circuit for a few years in the 1980’s on weekends and was part of a co-op in a mall. I am thinking about ESTY for the bird houses and cutting boards.

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