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Project by Monty Queen posted 03-08-2010 04:24 AM 2001 views 1 time favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hey Guys and Gails: I have a bird house i just made. There is a small contest at work to get people to make bird house for the birds that live in the woods around our plant. So i thought i would enter and make a sort of fancy bird house. I made it out of cedar and the post were made out of popalar. I put my first coat of poly on it just seconds ago. I wanted to get it on lumberjocks so here it is. I made a litle door on it so it could be cleaned out.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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#1 posted 03-08-2010 04:36 AM

I like it, nice work!

-- some day I hope to have enough clamps to need a clamp cart!

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#2 posted 03-08-2010 04:49 AM

Hey, nice design and great details.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#3 posted 03-08-2010 04:54 AM

Looks great.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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#4 posted 03-08-2010 05:05 AM

Cool house.Good luck in the contest.

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

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#5 posted 03-08-2010 05:09 AM

monty…thats one kickin bird house…..i bet you win if there is a prize…good job…love the whole thing..but the roof is really nice..great design….grizzman

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#6 posted 03-08-2010 05:29 AM

Looks good. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#7 posted 03-08-2010 05:35 AM

That’s one fine bird house. I hope you see someone raising a family in it this spring.
Good luck in the contest!

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#8 posted 03-08-2010 01:38 PM

winner for sure!

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#9 posted 03-08-2010 03:59 PM

Any bird would be proud to call that home Monty!
Those shingles & pillars are pretty fancy !!!

Nice job !

-- Eric, central Florida / Utor praemia operibus duris

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#10 posted 03-08-2010 08:40 PM

Wow, that’a a beautiful house. More of a fancy bird chalet. I love all the details you gave it.

-- Vicki on the Eastern Shore of MD

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#11 posted 03-08-2010 09:18 PM

A fine bird house.
Upscale no doubt.
Good luck in the contest.

-- Safety first because someone needs you.

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#12 posted 03-08-2010 10:57 PM

Nice job. Did you make the shingles?

-- "Hold on to instruction, do not let it go; guard it well, for it is your life" Solomon

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#13 posted 03-08-2010 11:03 PM

Nice work Monty ! It even has gable returns :)

-- John in Belgrave (Website) ,

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#14 posted 03-09-2010 12:46 AM

Ron you asked if i made the shingles, yes i did i cut the blanks out and then sanded on my belt sander a angle most wooden shingles have. The shingles took me the longest, however i liked that look to it. Thanks to all of you for the wonderful comments.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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#15 posted 04-23-2010 08:37 PM

Great looking bird house Monty. I love those shingles.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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