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We had some Robins trying to make a nest in all the wrong places in our backyard. I made a nesting box and the next day they made an egg holder.

-- "The art of being wise is knowing what to overlook." W.J. http://www.peekservice.net





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OutPutter

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#1 posted 1536 days ago

That’s pretty cool. How tall is that fence? Can you see inside the nest from gound level?

Best,

-- Jim

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Maveric777

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#2 posted 1536 days ago

Very cool! It only took one day to get new tenants. I never seen one of these (I’m just use to the old bird house). I think I am going to put up a couple in my yard. Thanks you for the inspiration.

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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a1Jim

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#3 posted 1536 days ago

For the birds LOL but well done

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ejpeek

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#4 posted 1536 days ago

it is a 6’ fence.

-- "The art of being wise is knowing what to overlook." W.J. http://www.peekservice.net

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snowdog

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#5 posted 1535 days ago

Wow that is fast. Will you treat the wood with anything to protect it against the weather?

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

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ejpeek

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#6 posted 1530 days ago

I’m not sure as of right now if I will be treating it with anything. If I do it won’t be until after they are finished with it.

-- "The art of being wise is knowing what to overlook." W.J. http://www.peekservice.net

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Bricofleur

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#7 posted 1530 days ago

Nice box for the robins! I’m glad you commented on my bird house so I was able to see yours and be inspired. This will be my next quick project. Few years ago I built a platform for the robins and it has been “rented” twice. I’m sure they will fight for this good looking one!

According to the fuzzy shadow from the sun, I would guess the box is facing West, right? And if I compare the dimension of the post, which looks like 4 X 4, the inside of the box would be about 8” square, right?

Thanks for sharing and of course, commenting.

Best,

Serge

http://www.atelierdubricoleur.spaces.live.com

-- Learn from yesterday, work today and enjoy success tomorrow. -- http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com

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ejpeek

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#8 posted 1528 days ago

Serge,
You are correct on both accounts.

-- "The art of being wise is knowing what to overlook." W.J. http://www.peekservice.net

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