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Project by Shrub posted 868 days ago 2202 views 15 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Curved poplar front birdhouse with cherry roof and sides. The arched bottom is made from walnut. The left side opens for easy cleaning and is held shut by rare earth magnets.

-- Shrub G. , Dalton Georgia





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devann

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#1 posted 868 days ago

Another beauty, the curves are nice.

-- Darrell, making more sawdust than I know what to do with

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woodshaver

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#2 posted 868 days ago

These are really fancy bird houses! what type of finish do you use on that nice wood!

-- Tony C , My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

#3 posted 868 days ago

Now that is a Bird House Great job.

-- http://www.landwoodworks.com (L an D Woodworks)

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dpow

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#4 posted 868 days ago

Too nice for the birds. Thanks for sharing.

-- Doug

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Spoontaneous

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#5 posted 868 days ago

Love the design….. ! Nice garden, too.

-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)

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SakeenaBlue

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#6 posted 868 days ago

I would like to live there!

-- Nancy

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Monte Pittman

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#7 posted 868 days ago

Love your designs

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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whitedog

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#8 posted 868 days ago

Another great one. I like how you made the entry hole .

-- Paul , Calfornia

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Maveric777

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#9 posted 868 days ago

How cool is this little jewel! I know my bride would love to have a few of these in our back yard. Very well done… I like!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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Shrub

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#10 posted 867 days ago

Thanks for the feedback. @Woodshaver- I finish my birdhouses with HelmsmanĀ® Spar Urethane. They usually get 5-6+ rubbed on coats. Rubbing takes me longer than a brush to build up a good weather protection. I just hate brush marks and drips. Too lazy/much trouble to get the sprayer out for one thing.

-- Shrub G. , Dalton Georgia

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helluvawreck

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#11 posted 867 days ago

That’s quite an unusual bird house. Nice design and congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com/

-- 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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Francois Vigneron

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#12 posted 867 days ago

It’s nice to be a bird in your neighborhood ! Very elegant house.

-- Francois Vigneron, Gif-sur-Yvette, France & Altadena, CA

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doncutlip

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#13 posted 867 days ago

Very cool birdhouse, I like it

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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Belg1960

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#14 posted 867 days ago

How do you cut the hole?

-- ***Pat*** Rookie woodworker looking for an education!!!

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Shrub

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#15 posted 867 days ago

Pat – I sketched it out then cut it with my cnc machine. A round hole just did not look right.

-- Shrub G. , Dalton Georgia

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