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Project by branch posted 01-27-2013 08:41 PM 677 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

hi fellow LJ i made this bird house a few days before Christmas because the old one i had made blow off the poll i had it on the wind was gusting 60 to 70 miles per hour and the bird mouse was around 10 years old and it was made out of pine. i was lucky had no other damage done this new one is also made out of pine i had a lot of 2 by 2 left over from a ruffing job i just finished from a friend and he told me i could have it ..i put the 2 by 2 in the lath and turner it round and cut it in half on the table saw made a ruff gig to hold it from turning when i was cutting it it is 36 inches long by 14 wide it stands around 24 inches finished with 5 coats of danish oil .o and by the birds love it this cold whether the never leave it all day all comments welcome

branch





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Sam Shakouri

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#1 posted 01-27-2013 08:57 PM

It looks so attractive to the birds. Soon it will be taken by a lucky bird. Well done.

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....

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mikethetermite

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#2 posted 01-27-2013 08:58 PM

Wow, that’s a big one. Really nice Hugo.

-- Mike The Termite ~~~~~ Working safely may get old, but so do those who practice it.

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#3 posted 01-27-2013 08:59 PM

Wow, that’s nice enough for me to live in…great job

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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#4 posted 01-27-2013 09:22 PM

Sure is a nice bird house Branch will keep the little critters happy and chirping.

-- Bob C, Australia. I love sharing as long as it is not my tools

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#5 posted 01-27-2013 11:21 PM

Waaay cool Brand

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#6 posted 01-27-2013 11:27 PM

Looks pretty stable from here-

-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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#7 posted 01-28-2013 04:01 AM

That’s a great looking bird house. What kind of birds will nest there?

-- dnick, North Hollywood, Ca.

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#8 posted 01-29-2013 04:11 AM

Great Lookin House

-- Jim, Kentucky

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branch

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#9 posted 01-29-2013 09:53 PM

thanks for having a look and your nice comments
drick not sure if any birds will nest in it the are lodes of hedges and trees for them to use non nested in the last birds house that was there it is just used to feed them in the winter and cold weather

branch

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