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Project by Hacksaw007 posted 1597 days ago 1081 views 3 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Again just some projects in the last few weeks to take the stress off. I love to turn wood, and I like to make small things usually. The first picture is off 4 ornaments together. The first one is one of my favorites, 50 year old cherry bird house, with a laminated Cayenne cap that was textured with a Wagner texture tool, with a Paduk wood perch. It is hollow as you can see, this is to keep the weight down so if used on a tree it will hang right. Second the tiny pink acorn is textured with a dremel tool and is solid wood, cap was painted. The next bird house is a cherry cap made like Devo’s hats (rock band from the 70’s) with a Camo laminate house with a White Holly perch, hollow also. The last one was an oops on the lathe, intented to be a bird house, I lathed too far and the bottom collapsed! Scared me a bit, but recooped and made this smaller whatever you call it. The part that broke was a bright green laminate with textured Cayenne caps to match each other. It kind of looks like a Oreo Cookie on drugs! I have a lot of fun making these bird houses, and they seem to get a lot of attention. Should sell well. Thanks for looking!

-- For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. John 3:16





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76winger

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#1 posted 1596 days ago

I like the blend of colors. Really nice!

-- Dave, See some of my creations at: http://www.etsy.com/shop/76Winger

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HalDougherty

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#2 posted 1596 days ago

Cute looking birdhouses.

-- Hal, Tennessee http://www.first285.com

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#3 posted 1596 days ago

Well done. These are very pretty.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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jim1953

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#4 posted 1596 days ago

Great Lookin Houses

-- Jim, Kentucky

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WistysWoodWorkingWonders

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#5 posted 1596 days ago

nifty looking projects… nice work….

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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scrappy

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#6 posted 1596 days ago

Great bird houses. I have turned the body of one so far but that is all I have had time for. Also would really like to get my chuck first. It should make turning these a lot easier. Great shapes and recovery on the twisted Oreo. haha!

Keep it up.

Scrappy

-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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a1Jim

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#7 posted 1596 days ago

These are all great.

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racey13

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#8 posted 1596 days ago

Love the colors Hacksaw!

Racey

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hunter71

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#9 posted 1596 days ago

I like those lamination. Colors make a good accent.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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WistysWoodWorkingWonders

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#10 posted 1592 days ago

those are so cool… love the colors and shapes…

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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