Cat House Bird House

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Project by redryder posted 07-25-2011 10:35 PM 5756 views 6 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made from clear Pine. Titebond 3 wood glue. Two coats of exterior paint. Credit goes to “Trouble” the cat for modeling and my 8 year old grandson for help with the paint job….........

-- mike...............

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#1 posted 07-25-2011 11:43 PM

Good job it looks nice. I don’t know if you will ever get a bird to go in a cats mouth but nobody said it had to be functional haha. It really looks good and nice detail work.

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#2 posted 07-25-2011 11:54 PM

I agree with Blakep-very nicely done. I think the birds will like it-one way to get back at the cats.

-- Allen, WA

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#3 posted 07-26-2011 12:07 AM

cool design… since my family has cats, I will have to build one for sure! Thanks for posting.

I have one question however, in the last picture, what is the part to the left of the tougne?

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#4 posted 07-26-2011 12:26 AM

I like it. very creative. Now yo have to make a larger one for your cat to hang out in.

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#5 posted 07-26-2011 04:33 AM

Awww, this is so cute! You did a great job on this catbird house!

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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#6 posted 07-26-2011 02:28 PM

On some level, this is just so wrong. Does it attract suicidal birds? Really, I like the idea. It is just twisted enough to be quite funny. Well don on the execution too.


-- Hey, woodworking ain't brain surgery. Just do something and keep trying till you get it. Doc

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#7 posted 07-26-2011 05:46 PM

DadEO, to the left of the tongue is the back feet. Thanks,,,,,,,,,

-- mike...............

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#8 posted 08-03-2011 04:25 PM

hahaha totally cute.

All these cute cat birdhouse makes me wonder if someone should make the reverse – where the bird flies out of the cat’s bottom! ;)

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#9 posted 07-30-2012 12:34 PM

Hi Mike,
I love this cat and would like to do one myself. Did you make the pattern? Would you mind sharing?
You did an awesome job!

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#10 posted 02-09-2013 08:00 AM

Hello Mike!

This birdhouse look so cute, I am thinking to make also one – hopefully it turns out like yours :-)
Well I try a siamese cat.

Best regards from Austria

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#11 posted 02-09-2013 11:35 AM

That’s a good one, Mike. I don’t think I’ve ever seen a cat bird house. Nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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