first Bat house

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Project by IndianJoe posted 555 days ago 1353 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

First Bat house Made out of pallet all board are cut to over lap and so are the sides.
Looked at some all were made out of plywood One thing I don’t have so I had to try my pallets lol if you look at my work it is just about all pallets.
Up north here it needs to be black and facing to the east to get the sun to worm them up in the winter months or when it’s cold out.

-- Nimkee** Joe

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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 555 days ago

I doubt the bats care what it is made of. Should put some up around here.

Looks well made as usual sir.

-- 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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Jamie Speirs

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#2 posted 555 days ago

Joe those are real handy

Bats are so important and often

ignored. Have you used a bat tracker

before. It is amazing all of the sounds.


-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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#3 posted 555 days ago

Jamie no I have never use a bat tracker and yes I know they are good they eat alot and I here
there dung ( shit )is good for the garden , I have never use it ,it’s just what I have read but it can be bad for are lungs so when you go to get it they say to were a mask .
I mite put up some here not for there dung ( shit ) but for the bug’s

-- Nimkee** Joe

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#4 posted 555 days ago

Are you going to be painting this one black? I had not thought how extra warmth would attract bats, but it makes a lot of sense. I am thinking of putting up a couple of bat houses as I know they really control the bugs.

-- Kay - Just a girl who loves wood.

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#5 posted 555 days ago

The more bats the merrier..

Nice Home !

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one

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#6 posted 555 days ago

Holy Bat house batman ! :)) good job.

-- Custom furniture

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#7 posted 554 days ago

Good job ! I would say “Not bat” but that would be too corny . . .

-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""

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