Screwed Up Birdhouse

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Project by Shrub posted 08-10-2011 05:06 AM 2507 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Yet another birdhouse! I made a hickory box birdhouse then added a few twist to it. The front and top have a total of 94 old wood screws removed from a broken antique piano my friend had. Weird that of all the pieces of the piano, I used the screws first. There are all kinds of piano parts laying around waiting for some inspiration. The middle screw on the bottom row holds the door shut.

-- Shrub G. , Dalton Georgia

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#1 posted 08-10-2011 06:35 AM

Okay…found a use for those screws! they sure have plenty of perches. They can sit on them to wait in line to get in!!!

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

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#2 posted 08-10-2011 01:16 PM

Pretty neat!

I guess if a bird didn’t time his approach just right when landing, he would be screwed.

-- Chuck

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#3 posted 08-10-2011 02:23 PM

Love it!
Best thoughts,

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#4 posted 08-10-2011 02:45 PM

Looks great.

What a great use for all those screws, that always seem to have left over :)

-- Anthony

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#5 posted 08-10-2011 03:47 PM

you screwed it!! great work!

-- -Thomas -

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#6 posted 08-10-2011 05:03 PM

Now I know what to do with those big old rusty flat head screws I have been saving knowing I will eventually need them for something. Finally, something came along… lol. Thanks. well done.

-- Al H. - small shop, small projects...

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

Nice . . . . and a great way to deter the snakes.


-- Even if to be nothing more than a bad example, everything serves a purpose. cippotus

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#8 posted 08-10-2011 08:28 PM

Cool house, guess you didn’t screw that up errrrr maybe you did LOL love it

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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