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Project by greg posted 01-14-2012 03:25 AM 1383 views 1 time favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

just finished this a couple hours ago—-minus the light on top and the perches——she is way too heavy for me too pick up now—-and too big to go out my shop door, looks like my end wall is coming down—gonna set it up with a bucket truck——-made out of treated pine and stained——40 inches in diameter and 38 in tall—-28 apartments—i say never again—lol—thanks for looking—-greg





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rmoore

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#1 posted 01-14-2012 03:43 AM

That is cool! Nice job.

-- The more I learn, the more I realize I don't know. Ron, Crossville Tn

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Layton

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#2 posted 01-14-2012 03:49 AM

Awesome Bird apartment house,nice job

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Greg..the Cajun Box Sculptor

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#3 posted 01-14-2012 04:00 AM

That is one huge birdhouse…How do the birds know what unit is the one they nest in? I’ve buitt a few birdhouses but they were single dwellings.

-- If retiring is having the time to be able to do what you enjoy then I have always been retired.

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#4 posted 01-14-2012 04:06 AM

Wow, that thing is spectacular, that stain looks great on the treated, what kind of stain is it?

-- Lucas, "Someday woodworks will be my real job, until then, there's this http://www.melbrownfarmsupply.com"

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greg

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#5 posted 01-14-2012 04:13 AM

the stain is cabot australian timber oil—-mahogany flame——at lowes

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#6 posted 01-14-2012 04:43 AM

Wow that’s one cool bird house a great design.

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#7 posted 01-14-2012 04:56 AM

I’d say there are some very lucky birds in your neighborhood!

-- Bob, Atlanta

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#8 posted 01-14-2012 06:30 AM

you charge rent and you can get some mroe tools and wood. Nice work.

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Eric M. Saperstein

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#9 posted 01-14-2012 08:28 AM

That’s a hotel not a house! – a whole extended family plus a few guests could move in!

Nice job!

-- Eric M. Saperstein, Master Craftsman www.artisansofthevalley.com

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#10 posted 01-14-2012 02:53 PM

That’s one big bird house. Are you serious about it being to big to get out of your shop?

helluvawreck
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#11 posted 01-14-2012 03:02 PM

wild!

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#12 posted 01-14-2012 04:26 PM

Thanks Greg

-- Lucas, "Someday woodworks will be my real job, until then, there's this http://www.melbrownfarmsupply.com"

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#13 posted 01-15-2012 12:23 AM

It’s a shame something so wonderful will soon be covered in bird poop!

-Jim; aka “Stumpy Nubs”
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greg

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#14 posted 01-15-2012 02:17 AM

everything i have gets covered in some kind of poop—lol

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#15 posted 01-15-2012 02:22 AM

Great job Greg !
I find the birds don,t make that much mess at all on the houses . I think they save it for my neighbours yard ;-)

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

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