Extreme Birdhouse # 42

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Project by john posted 05-04-2008 07:57 PM 2259 views 0 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi everyone here is my latest Extreme Birdhouse . It is made from 100 year old reclaimed barn wood .
The base is about 34” x 32” This is # 6 of 10 that i am building now .This is a easy design .

-- John in Belgrave (Website) ,

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#1 posted 05-04-2008 08:01 PM

Good job John!

-- Bruce from Central New, if you'll pardon me, I have some sawdust to make.

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#2 posted 05-04-2008 08:07 PM

I see you are making them smaller John. All the birds in your neighborhood already have a home. Or is the foreclosure marker driving the birds into smaller places. No more McMansions.

Looks great

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#3 posted 05-04-2008 08:29 PM


As always this is an upscale housing effort that is simply for the birds. :) (Sorry, I couldn’t help myself). Seriously this is a gorgeous project. I am sure the tenets will appreciate the effort that you put into this one.

Thanks for the post. I really enjoy seeing these.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#4 posted 05-04-2008 09:51 PM

Thanks everyone . I have 5 or 6 more smaller houses to build and maybe squeeze in another large one for my yard.

-- John in Belgrave (Website) ,

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#5 posted 05-04-2008 10:41 PM

I love all your houses. Is the roofs made of siding and do you color them or are they the the color we see when you start out?


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#6 posted 05-05-2008 12:17 AM

That is some house! I just hope the feathered folks can keep up with the mortgage!

-- Jeff, Santa Fe

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#7 posted 05-05-2008 02:22 AM

Very cool. Looks like your cat is jealous.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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#8 posted 05-05-2008 02:22 AM

Thank you Diane and Jeff .
I use regular barn steel for the roofs . It comes in plain white then i paint it different colors.

-- John in Belgrave (Website) ,

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#9 posted 05-05-2008 02:24 AM

Thanks trifern , i think my cats want their own house .

-- John in Belgrave (Website) ,

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#10 posted 05-05-2008 05:39 AM

Here you go again!

I hope there’s enough birds in your area for all these housing units.


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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#12 posted 05-05-2008 06:16 PM

Great job as all ways Keeo up the nice work .

-- Chuck, wiswood2

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#14 posted 05-15-2008 01:50 PM

They all look like real mansions. Did you model it after the frame in the background?

-- Dave Leitem,Butler,Pa.,

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#15 posted 05-15-2008 02:05 PM

Those a freak’n awsome! Great job!


-- It seem's I just make scrap wood and saw dust most of the time !

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