Angry Bird House

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Project by adaughhetee posted 07-18-2011 03:35 AM 7677 views 25 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My version of a bird house for the LJ contest. Like millions of others I am addicted to “Angry Birds” and I though what other type of bird house could do other than an angry bird. To build I printed a drawing up in poster form, Glued it to a piece of 1/4 hardboard, and cut it out with the scroll saw. I used this for a pattern to cut out Baltic birch plywood with a pattern cutting bit in the router. Then I stacked them and screwed them in layers. There are 11 3/4” layers in all. The front and back pieces are the full cut-out but, the middle pieces are round with a cut out in the center. Not having a spindle sander I just used body filler to get the outside smooth and flush. Painted it with latex paint.

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#1 posted 07-18-2011 04:16 AM


I would leave a longer comment, but I’ve got some pigs to kill.

-- Laziness minus Apathy equals Efficiency

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#2 posted 07-18-2011 04:22 AM

That stupid game has gobbled up tons of valuable shop time…

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#3 posted 07-18-2011 05:34 AM

hopefully angry birds won’t go into ur house, like in that Hitchcock movie (the birds)

haha, nice project man!

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#4 posted 07-18-2011 06:57 AM

Thats just awesome, good work


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#5 posted 07-18-2011 07:55 AM

That is hilarious, absolutely perfect
Really well done

-- Scott "Some days you are the big dog, some days you are the fire hydrant"

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#6 posted 07-18-2011 11:59 AM


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#7 posted 07-18-2011 01:15 PM

Very good…..”Chirp”

-- Can't never could do anything, to try is to advance.

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#8 posted 07-18-2011 04:08 PM

I played that game for the first time, this past Friday…that birdhouse is so creative…nice.

-- A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval. -- Mark Twain

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#9 posted 07-18-2011 07:00 PM

You would be my sons hero. He’s is constantly running my phone’s battery down playing this. I will steal this idea. Thanks.

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#10 posted 07-18-2011 07:08 PM

I just got this on my phone on Friday. I haven’t had a chance to get addicted yet.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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#11 posted 07-18-2011 07:08 PM

Funny stuff and a great take on a modern cultural phenomenon, not to mention, time-waster!

-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

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#12 posted 07-18-2011 07:20 PM

Love your project but it wrong. There should be pigs hanging from the tree and you should have made a giant sling shot and smaller birds to shoot at it.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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#13 posted 07-18-2011 07:40 PM

That is awesome. I’ll have to show my son this one tonight. Great work.

-- Russ

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#14 posted 07-22-2011 05:03 AM

Sorry for not commenting sooner. I appreciate all of the comments and support. @ Rex Intend on making several more of the birds and some of the pigs. I would make the pigs bigger but, this one is about 12” wide, a pig that much larger would scare the birds and the neighbors.

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#15 posted 07-22-2011 12:05 PM

I get asked this all the time so How do you clean it out ?

-- John in Belgrave (Website) ,

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