Dogwood End Grain Birdhouse

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Project by Shrub posted 08-16-2010 11:41 PM 2126 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The front of this birdhouse came from a dead dogwood tree trunk that was cut out of my backyard/woods. The wood had been lying around my shop for over two years. The metal roof was cut out of an old VCR case that I sanded off the paint and dimpled with a ball-peen hammer. I rubbed on some poly and called it done.

-- Shrub G. , Dalton Georgia

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#1 posted 08-17-2010 04:08 AM

Shrub ~ I really like the dogwood front. The couple of times I tried it, I really liked the way Dogwood works. I wouldn’t have thought of using the end grain like that… it gives it a cool effect. Good work!

-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)

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#2 posted 08-17-2010 05:16 AM

Cool !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#3 posted 04-13-2011 09:42 PM

Thats not a bird house its a bird mansion!

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are."

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#4 posted 02-19-2012 10:57 PM

Your birds are spoiled

-- Pie

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