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Project by Mark posted 05-29-2011 12:56 AM 2901 views 6 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a client requested birdhouse that I have just finished. Just as it shows, its got 6 birdhouses built as one. I made it out of cedar and finished it with Tompsons weatherproofing. And I didn’t get cheesy with the dowels either. I just spun them in my drill press. I decide to make a ‘balcony/garden’ just to add to it with a trellis and flowers. So anyways, nothing much to really say about it, hope you (and my client) liked it.

-- M.K.





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patron

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#1 posted 05-29-2011 01:01 AM

happy work mark

great design
and fun with your daughter too
i bet

the ‘garden’ is s a nice touch

good to have you back

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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Mark

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#2 posted 05-29-2011 01:04 AM

thanks patron, i missed everyone. And ya chloe loved helping me with this one. Birds need a garden too lol.

-- M.K.

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Jim Jakosh

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#3 posted 05-29-2011 01:21 AM

Nice job on that bird house. I just happens that I’m building a couple right now.
I’m not going to finish them, though. I used cedar and I’ll let it turn gray.
That is nice how you did the roofs. Your customer will love it.

Thanks for sharing. It is quite timely!!

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

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#4 posted 05-29-2011 01:47 AM

I love the trellis and garden! This is really a cool project. I am sure your client will love it. :)

Sheila

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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john

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#5 posted 05-29-2011 01:53 AM

Nice work Mark !
It looks like you are ready for a Extreme Birdhouse :-)

-- John in Belgrave (Website) http://www.extremebirdhouse.com , http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=112698715866

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Mark

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#6 posted 05-29-2011 02:04 AM

thx fellers and fellas!

John i will never match up to your birdhouses lol

-- M.K.

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rance

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#7 posted 05-29-2011 02:06 AM

Nice job on the condo. The trellis and the roof really makes it outstanding.

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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Mark

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#8 posted 05-29-2011 02:09 AM

thanks rance, I wanted to give it a different kick to it and thats what came to mind.

-- M.K.

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#9 posted 05-29-2011 02:44 AM

One nice piece Mark.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#10 posted 05-29-2011 03:26 AM

well thats one nice bird house mark…another great place for our feathered friends…great job…keep cranking them out…grizz

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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Mark

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#11 posted 05-29-2011 04:13 AM

lol thx grizz…birds need a luxury too

-- M.K.

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mtkate

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#12 posted 05-31-2011 12:30 AM

So what kinds of birds will be benefitting from the luxury accomodations?

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Mark

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#13 posted 05-31-2011 03:19 AM

i cant say specificly but in this area you’re lookin at finches or sparrows…nothin fancy in this bumtown

-- M.K.

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#14 posted 05-31-2011 10:56 AM

Hi Mark, you have done a lovely job with this project, your client and the birds are sure to be happy.

Well done Mark and thanks for sharing.

-- When you know better you do better.

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mtkate

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#15 posted 05-31-2011 11:16 AM

Come one, come all then! No discrimination!

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