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Cedar log cabin Birdshouse

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Project by William Bentley Jr posted 01-01-2012 03:08 AM 1219 views 2 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is probably one of my best houses yet. It is a 3 room custom cedar house I built for a customer to look like his house. This house is all cedar and a green metal roof with 3 dormers, and sits on a 4×4 post. Comments and questions are welcome, I’m always trying to build new things and get better at what i do build so any ideas will be greatly welcomed.

-- William, http://customwoodshop.webs.com , http://www.facebook.com/pages/Bentleys-Woodworking/217746434941356





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 01-01-2012 04:09 AM

Very cool looking bird house.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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gfadvm

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#2 posted 01-01-2012 04:12 AM

That is one very nice bird mansion but how do they get in?

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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William Bentley Jr

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#3 posted 01-01-2012 04:37 AM

On these house I have come to know if you seperate the hole you will likely get bluebirds in all boxes. So with this house there is a hole on each end and one in the center of the back.

-- William, http://customwoodshop.webs.com , http://www.facebook.com/pages/Bentleys-Woodworking/217746434941356

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#4 posted 01-01-2012 06:12 AM

Really cool – Happy New Year

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#5 posted 01-01-2012 03:06 PM

I like it, it made me smile while looking at the pictures. thanks for sharing with us

Happy New Year!!

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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#6 posted 01-01-2012 03:35 PM

Very nice log cabin birdhouse.
I wish I would be able to build one real log cabin for my self like this .

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#7 posted 01-01-2012 04:02 PM

Very cool. Like the metal roof.

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#8 posted 01-01-2012 06:35 PM

looks great william!

-- -Thomas -

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William Bentley Jr

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#9 posted 01-02-2012 03:21 AM

Thanks for all the comments, but I have to thank John Looser of Extreme Birdhouses cause he gave me the bug to build big houses, this one probably my largest yet. It measures 24”l x 10”w x 14”t.

-- William, http://customwoodshop.webs.com , http://www.facebook.com/pages/Bentleys-Woodworking/217746434941356

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