Cottage Birdhouse

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Project by spalted posted 05-09-2010 04:03 PM 1746 views 3 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Happy Mother’s Day

Cedar birdhouse with textured copper roof. I got the copper from Michael’s Craft Store which was in a roll (36 guage) and then cut it to size and textured it by laying it on cardboard and pressing indentations with my fingers. This was from a plan at Thanks for looking.

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#1 posted 05-09-2010 06:19 PM

Awesome job on your birdhouse I love it.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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#2 posted 05-09-2010 10:48 PM

nice lines on an old design well done

-- of all the things Ive lost in life i miss my mind the most

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#3 posted 05-09-2010 11:44 PM

Nice looking bird house. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#4 posted 05-10-2010 01:51 AM

Nice job on the birdhouse. I really like this style.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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#5 posted 05-10-2010 03:29 AM

Great job on the birdhouse. I also built this model. I designed a matching bird feeder to go along with it so I could give my dad a complete “set”. Thanks for posting!

-- Jeff , Wisconsin Please...can I stay in the basement a little longer, please!

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#6 posted 05-10-2010 09:50 AM

The shape is great and the roof will get a beautiful patina as it ages. Thanks for posting

-- Peace in Wood ~

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#7 posted 05-11-2010 05:24 AM

good job…ive always liked this style…i like using the copper as well…

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

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#8 posted 05-11-2010 05:56 AM

neat and fun

-- wood crafting & classes

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