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Project by john posted 754 days ago 1404 views 7 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi everyone , Here is a entrance way that i just added to my yard . It is 15 ft wide x 10 ft tall and made from northern white cedar .

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





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grizzman

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#1 posted 754 days ago

really beautiful john, you did a great job as you always do, a very nice way to enter your space, to me its like the front door to your home, it starts in peoples minds, what they will be entering, rarely do you see a beautiful door or entrance and walk into a salvage yard, and the same in reverse, so i am quite confidant that if i were to walk through your new entrance, i would not be disappointing in what lay before me….keep on with the wonderful work…grizz

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wiswood2

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#2 posted 754 days ago

Very nice .
Chuck

-- Chuck, wiswood2 www.wisconsinwoodchuck.com

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#3 posted 754 days ago

That looks real good, John.

Lee

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LeeinEdmonton

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#4 posted 754 days ago

What a nice approach ! Very welcoming ! One question. What kind of finishing did you apply to prevent drainage from the flower boxes staining the cedar below them ?

Lee

-- Lee

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john

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#5 posted 754 days ago

Thanks everyone for the nice comments . Lee i drilled 3/8” holes in the bottom of the planters . I kept the holes about 3 ” from the wall . I am going to stain everything once the cedar is completely dry .

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

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Sodabowski

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#6 posted 754 days ago

Extreme entrance for extremely big birds? ;) I didn’t know about white cedar before, does it have the same smell and pest repellant properties as the red one?

-- Holy scrap Barkman!

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helluvawreck

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#7 posted 754 days ago

Well done. This is very attractive and is no doubt a conversation piece. I bet that you receive a lot of compliments on it.

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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john

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#8 posted 754 days ago

Thanks guys ! White cedar works very well outdoors but doesn,t smell as nice as the red cedar .

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

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Kelen

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#9 posted 754 days ago

Very nice looking!

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scarpenter002

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#10 posted 753 days ago

Very nice John. Thanks for sharing.

-- Scott in Texas

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john

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#11 posted 753 days ago

Thank you Kelen and Scott !

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

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