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Acorny kind of birdhouse

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Project by deeman posted 07-20-2012 11:20 PM 1289 views 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

this is my new acorn shaped birdhouse. I have wanted to make this for a long time. I had a cedar 2×8 left over from the settee my son and I made earlier this year. I am not real happy about the shape but I am still learning to turn. It is made for a wren. The plans are from a very old Wood magazine. It is about 11 1/2” long and 7” in diameter. I am going to give this to my brother for his birthday. Any comments or advice would be appreciated

-- Dennis Trenton Ohio And life is worth the living just because He lives!





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#1 posted 07-20-2012 11:26 PM

very well done BUD

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#2 posted 07-20-2012 11:39 PM

What a great design for a bird house. Any bird would be proud to call this home :) I love it – makes me smile.

-- Kay - Just a girl who loves wood.

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#3 posted 07-20-2012 11:40 PM

Looks great to me Dennis,very nice work.

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#4 posted 07-20-2012 11:49 PM

Make sure a Squirrel doesn’t steal it…

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#5 posted 07-21-2012 01:12 AM

Sometimes you feel like a nut…........... I think it’s awesome! If I were a bird, I’d rent it, maybe even buy it. Mortgage rates r low right now

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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#6 posted 07-21-2012 02:29 AM

Great job. Been thinking of making one sort of like this myself. I too am pretty new at wood turning, and find I really enjoy it more than just normal wood work.

-- Tom Godfrey Landrum South Carolina (tomhcww@gmail.com)

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#7 posted 07-21-2012 05:37 AM

A very fine birdhouse

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#8 posted 07-21-2012 10:31 AM

Unique design. I like the contrasting woods. Thanks for sharing.

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#9 posted 07-21-2012 11:31 AM

I like the shape and the whole turning in general. Good work.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#10 posted 07-21-2012 01:44 PM

That is great! Nice Job…

-- Hope for the best but plan for the worst.

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#11 posted 07-22-2012 08:31 AM

Looks incredible, well done.

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