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Project by littlecope posted 1092 days ago 1510 views 10 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was a replica of one that had been hanging in my Parent’s yard for 25-30 years… A birdhouse that's seen better days...All finished...
Made out of Cherry, and held together with wooden pegs… No Glue or Metal fasteners were used or harmed in the making, though I did hang it with some “Custom Fashioned” coat hanger…
It’s been hanging on our porch here since Tuesday afternoon and I’m a little surprised it hasn’t been investigated yet by my Feathered Friends… Soon enough I suppose… I’ll try to get a Video of them, when they deign to find it…
It’s a simple one, made with the birds in mind, rather than to impress…
Best of luck to everyone in the Contest!! I’ve seen some really amazing entries and it’ll be tough voting!! :)

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.





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john

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#1 posted 1092 days ago

Nice work Mike it is a great looking birdhouse !

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

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littlecope

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#2 posted 1092 days ago

Thank You John!! It means a lot, an extremely lot, coming from you… :)

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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patron

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#3 posted 1092 days ago

no glue or nails t
that’s great

now let’s see one
with no wood (lol)

-- 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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moonls

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#4 posted 1092 days ago

Nice job Mike. It should win the prize for historical accuracy (family heirloom reborn), craftsmanship and for just being whimsical!

-- Lorna, Cape Cod

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Loucarb

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#5 posted 1091 days ago

Well done Mike. Love that roof.

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lew

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#6 posted 1091 days ago

SWEET, Mike!

Probably have some takers in the spring.

Lew

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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littlecope

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#7 posted 1091 days ago

David: Here’s one that my Brother Steve built…
To Everybody: Many Thanks!!
Remember… You can build a better birdhouse, but the birds will never beat a path to it… :)

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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FloridaArt

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#8 posted 1091 days ago

Nice bird house. The birds will discover it soon, I’m sure. You did a great job replicating that older one.

-- Art | Bradenton, Florida

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Bob Kollman

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#9 posted 1091 days ago

Nice bird house, maybe they need a dowel perch to land on
before they go in the front door!!!

-- Bob Kenosha Wi.

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EMVarona

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#10 posted 1091 days ago

Cozy house for the birds. If I were a bird for sure I will occupy that house.

-- Ed "Real happiness is one that you share."

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Porchfish

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#11 posted 1091 days ago

Might have to wait till spring for new occupants but they will be there for sure. You will probably see a little squabbling over access too ! Nicely done Mike !

-- If it smells good, eat it ! The pig caught under the fence is the one doing all thesquealing

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miles125

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#12 posted 1091 days ago

Technically that would be a bird chalet. :). Nice job!

-- "The way to make a small fortune in woodworking- start with a large one"

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jockmike2

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#13 posted 1091 days ago

I love it Mike, nice save. That is simple yet elegant, after your hand was involved. God Bless buddy, mike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#14 posted 1089 days ago

I am a bit late in commenting here, but I think this is a great birdhouse! I am sure they will discover it soon. It is probably too warm now for them to be looking! :)

Sheila

-- Contributing Editor, Creative Woodworks and Crafts Magazine, If you like reading my blog, come visit at Sheila Landry Designs http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com "Knowledge is Power"

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BertFlores58

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#15 posted 1089 days ago

Mike, The proportion is really superb. It is stable too. The birds will love to sway and lay eggs as well. Very nice construction and craftsmanship.
God bless,

-- Bert

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