late Christmas project

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Project by jeffthewoodwacker posted 01-16-2008 12:48 AM 1359 views 6 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I made several of these for Christmas presents but had one person who waited until after Christmas to ask for one. The entire birdhouse is only 3 1/2 inches long and is hollow to save weight. I use cutoffs from other projects to make these—-there is no such thing as scrap wood!! I found the little birds at Hobby Lobby and they were on sale for $1.00 for a card of 6. Quick and easy project on the lathe.

-- Those that say it can't be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.

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#1 posted 01-16-2008 01:15 AM

Nice little ornament.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#2 posted 01-16-2008 01:22 AM

I like it!

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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#3 posted 01-16-2008 01:37 AM

Sweet gift.

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#4 posted 01-16-2008 01:39 AM

What a neat creation! Very nice.

-- Carl Rast, Pelion, SC

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#5 posted 01-16-2008 03:36 AM

Hey, I showed my wife and now she wants one!

-- Bruce Ebling

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#6 posted 01-16-2008 03:44 AM

very cool…

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#7 posted 01-16-2008 02:31 PM

Great details. Very nice!

-- "Everything that is great and inspiring is created by the individual who labors in freedom" -- Albert Einstein

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#8 posted 01-16-2008 09:16 PM

Very impressive.

-- Chelle

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#9 posted 01-18-2008 05:10 PM

oh how wonderful.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#10 posted 11-19-2008 04:26 AM

Now this is awesome and made from leftovers besides : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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