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Project by Tim Anderson posted 12-21-2010 03:39 PM 1445 views 5 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Another birdhouse. This one was a gift for friends that own a campground. they have been so helpful and thoughtful in many ways.

-- Tim, Isanti MN www.mnserenity.com





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rivergirl

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#1 posted 12-21-2010 03:59 PM

So incredibly cute! Looks like the real thing. The details are amazing. Love the Crush sign!

-- Homer : "Oh, and how is education supposed to make me feel smarter? Besides, every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain."

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#2 posted 12-21-2010 04:02 PM

Tim, this is all right. I assume that there’s a pretty good supply of food in the camp store so it’ll be pretty handy for the birds.

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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NBeener

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#3 posted 12-21-2010 04:25 PM

Wow !

How cool !

And it looks like it meets National Building Codes, too :-)

-- -- Neil

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Tim Anderson

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#4 posted 12-21-2010 04:32 PM

Thank you!

-- Tim, Isanti MN www.mnserenity.com

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mpounders

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#5 posted 12-21-2010 06:01 PM

Great job! I love all the little details! Did you cut out little asphalt shingles or just paint it to look like them? Either way is equally impressive to me!

-- Mike P., Arkansas, http://mikepounders.weebly.com

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Tim Anderson

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#6 posted 12-21-2010 06:15 PM

Hi Mike. I scribe them from shingle scraps. My four year old Grandson loves to break them apart for me. He actually asks me for more little squares when he comes over.

-- Tim, Isanti MN www.mnserenity.com

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#7 posted 12-21-2010 08:28 PM

Looks inviting ,most welcoming on a cold day.Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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ND2ELK

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#8 posted 12-22-2010 07:02 AM

Nice detail on your bird houses. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#9 posted 12-22-2010 12:29 PM

this is SO awesome.
Love the “CRUSH” sign.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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DocSavage45

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#10 posted 02-08-2011 08:22 PM

How do the birds like it? What kind of birds does it draw?

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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Tim Anderson

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#11 posted 02-08-2011 09:53 PM

Hi Thomas
Most nest boxes dimension and hole size / placement is for the Purple Martin. Up here we do get alot of other birds that typically “steal” nests. Generally if you clean the nest box out every fall, the other birds tend to fly on by. Too lazy I guess.

-- Tim, Isanti MN www.mnserenity.com

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#12 posted 05-26-2013 09:04 PM

My late uncle in Germany would have loved to see your bird house(s) as he had a very tiny shop and loved to build, you guessed it, bird houses, bird palaces, and feeding stations. I know he would have talked your ear off about these.

I once lived in the land of 10,000 lakes and went on vacation at Crosslake for many years. Knew that area very well!

Oh, by the way I like your work too! The attention to detail is outstanding!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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