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Project by William Bentley Jr posted 1481 days ago 1422 views 6 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was a spur of the moment type thing. I had alot of scraps laying around the shop and it hit me, a birdhouse with no worries of snakes. Most birdhouses you have to open the side or the front, well if a snake is there you just got bit. With this house you simply slide the bottom out of the house. I put a dado cut on both sides and the back, the front is cut a inch short to allow the bottom to slide. Along with a vent in the back and 2, 1/2 vents on both sides you get a real rounded bid house!

-- William, http://customwoodshop.webs.com , http://www.facebook.com/pages/Bentleys-Woodworking/217746434941356





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Tom

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#1 posted 1481 days ago

I like it William, nice and simple design.

-- Tom

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Eric_Somerville

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#2 posted 1481 days ago

it’s stuff like this that makes me happy I live in the Canadian maritimes….no snakes to worry about here; especially in birdhouses.

-- EDS

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Jim Crockett (USN Retired)

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#3 posted 1481 days ago

Very nice birdhouse – I’m sure they will be very happy with their new accommodations. Snakes in birdhouses? I live in Maine and we have no poisonous snakes – have never heard of snakes being in anyone’s birdhouses. Snakes can climb trees? Shows what I know about snakes – we have garden snakes, that’s about it. When I saw the roof, first thing I thought was that it would be a perfect location for a small solar array. Guess it could power a night light for the birdies, eh?

Jim

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donjoe

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#4 posted 1481 days ago

Very nice birdhouse William. I’m not that far from you and we can find a variety of snakes in a variety of places.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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William Bentley Jr

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#5 posted 1481 days ago

Yea my dad found 2 black snakes in one house a yr or so ago

-- William, http://customwoodshop.webs.com , http://www.facebook.com/pages/Bentleys-Woodworking/217746434941356

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#6 posted 1481 days ago

Great project

-- Norman

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lumberdustjohn

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#7 posted 1479 days ago

nice bird house
Thanks for sharing

-- Safety first because someone needs you.

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