Pine and cedar bird house

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Project by andysworkshop posted 05-30-2012 07:10 PM 1239 views 7 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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I was asked by a friend to build him a big birdhouse, so this is what I can up with. It’s 16” by 16” and has 6 compartments.
I cut my strips of pine 3/4 by 3/4, and like John’s houses from Extreme Birdhouse, the entire thing comes apart.

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#1 posted 05-30-2012 07:30 PM

Oh, it is wonderful. Those lucky birds. I really like the log cabin appearance. And it holds 6 families- very efficient. :)

-- Kay - Just a girl who loves wood.

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#2 posted 05-30-2012 08:24 PM

Very nice. Are the 3/4s glued together? How do you assemble the whole thing from a pile of separate 3/4s?

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#3 posted 05-30-2012 09:13 PM

I cut all my pine 3/4 by 3/4, then cut the corners off of two sides, I use glue and brad nails. Once the shell is made I assemble it to a platform with cleats. (So you can take it appart to clean at the begining of the season)

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#4 posted 05-30-2012 11:03 PM

Great job Andy ! Looks like the birds love it ! :-)

-- John in Belgrave (Website) ,

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#5 posted 05-31-2012 12:13 PM

Good job andy! welcome to yhe jocks..


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