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Project by jaykaypur posted 10-23-2011 02:39 PM 1430 views 4 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Long before I made my first “real” wood-working project, the earlier posted walnut table, I dabbled in birdhouses and canes. The birdhouses are all made out of old barnwood and roof tin. The only thing done to the wood was to use a wire brush on it. In my previous life I was a “tin-bender” and somehow that has morphed into wood-worker.

The canes are made out of wood found on the property. One is cherry and the other is walnut. I have given away most of these pieces.

Now…..................I’m gonna go try and make a bandsaw box.

Thanks for looking…......................Jim

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!





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helluvawreck

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#1 posted 10-23-2011 02:47 PM

I like it; it’s nice and rustic.

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#2 posted 10-23-2011 03:16 PM

The houses have a nice feel to them.

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#3 posted 10-24-2011 05:04 AM

Great work.. I hear there is a great demand for wood canes

-- Norman

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#4 posted 10-24-2011 09:51 PM

“I hear there is a great demand for wood canes.”
That is because a lot of us are getting old and gimpy! Nice birdhouse- rustic!

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#5 posted 04-01-2012 06:10 PM

Love those first two houses. Should have put a tiny house on top of the church though, then you could have bats in the belfry.

-- gene@toronto.ontario.canada : dovetail free since '53, critiques always welcome.

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