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Pinstripe Birdhouse

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Project by Shrub posted 08-16-2010 11:55 PM 1575 views 5 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Yet another birdhouse made on a weekend in the shop. The front opening door has teak strips and the rest is made from poplar that was bought from a local lumber mill. I softened all the sides with a microplane/rasp/sander. The metal roof was cut from scrap and bent to follow the lines on the front stripes. Threw on some poly for protection from the weather.

-- Shrub G. , Dalton Georgia





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Stephen

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#1 posted 08-17-2010 12:30 AM

I’d live in it if I were a bird. Very nice styling.

-- Loving it in Tucson .... Stephen

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ellen35

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#2 posted 08-17-2010 12:48 AM

Heck, a little bigger and I’LL live in it!
Beautiful birdhouse.

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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Jordan

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#3 posted 08-17-2010 05:34 AM

Yes, I also love the style of the rounded corners. Lucky birds.

-- http://www.jordanstraker.com

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#4 posted 08-17-2010 06:12 AM

That’s awesome…The birds don’t know how lucky they have it. A beautiful house and no taxes!!

-- Pops ~ In So Cal...

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rooster

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#5 posted 08-17-2010 01:08 PM

That is a really nice birdhouse. Great job!

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