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License Plate Wren House - My First Project!

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Project by KaferKrazy posted 449 days ago 870 views 5 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well, we all have to start somewhere, right ;)

I’d like to consider myself a pretty handy fellow but I’ve just never had the opportunity to get into woodworking. My wife got the family to chip in to buy me my very first table saw for my birthday and I’m having a blast learning how to use it!





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stefang

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#1 posted 449 days ago

You seem very resourceful and creative. You should become a good woodworker. Welcome to LJ. I hope your birds don’t get any speeding tickets.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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ratchet

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#2 posted 449 days ago

Nice. good project. Do you unscrew the LP to clean it out each year?

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BubTheBuilder

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#3 posted 449 days ago

Nice! Have the same idea and will be building about 6 of these. I purchased a few road signs from an auction and part of that bulk there were some license plates thrown in. So I plan to do the same. Thanks for posting, great idea and they look marvelous!

-- Richard-- "If it ain't tight, then it ain't right."

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Mean_Dean

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#4 posted 449 days ago

Very nice birdhouse! I’m sure the wrens will love it.

Welcome to the world of woodworking—you’re off to a great start!

-- Dean

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Brandon

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#5 posted 449 days ago

Looks great! It’s a nice idea, too.

-- "hold fast to that which is good"

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WoodenFrog

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#6 posted 449 days ago

Nice little project!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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Fishinbo

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#7 posted 448 days ago

Yeah it’s a great start. So neat the birds will love it.

—www.sawblade.com

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Mike

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#8 posted 448 days ago

nice idea ! welcome to LJ !

-- A person of integrity never speaks of it...he walks in it...

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Dan

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#9 posted 448 days ago

Very nice, welcome to LJ. Always nice to see a fellow CT resident lol.

-- Dan - Wooden Treasures CT - http://woodentreasuresct.etsy.com http://www.youtube.com/woodentreasuresct

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jeffl

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#10 posted 447 days ago

Looks good, welcome to lumberjacks. If you’re going to be power tool woodworking, get a bandsaw .(2 wheel)

-- Jeff,

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Jason

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#11 posted 444 days ago

I’m saving an old plate for the very same purpose. Welcome to lumberjocks!

-- Jason - Colorado Springs

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KaferKrazy

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#12 posted 442 days ago

Thanks for the encouragement everyone! I look forward to sharing more in the future.

Ratchet – yes, I used screws specifically for that reason. Even bird houses need a good cleaning now and then ;)

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