Carved Birdhouses

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Project by Rougherhead posted 02-23-2013 12:35 PM 1791 views 5 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My attempt at carving some birdhouses and making some daylilly stain. The green one is a water based stain. I have not stained any of them with the Lilly stain yet.

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#1 posted 02-23-2013 01:48 PM

Now this is really sharp. Nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#2 posted 02-23-2013 02:15 PM

I agree with Charles, very nice work!


-- "With a little bit of faith, and some imagination, you can build anything!" Nate

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#3 posted 02-23-2013 03:51 PM

Very Nice work. the patience you must have is inspiring.

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#4 posted 02-23-2013 04:19 PM

Nice work, thats one really nice bird house.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#5 posted 02-23-2013 05:01 PM

These birdhouses are great, the carving makes then really special! I’ve never heard of making a stain from lilies before, looks like quite a strong stain. Have you used some kind of bleach on the houses?

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#6 posted 02-23-2013 05:14 PM

Very nice birdhouses..You did a fantastic job…I am not familiar with lily stain. .
I do a lot of sculpting and carving and made a bunch of carved birdhouses a couple of years ago. It was fun but I ended up focusing carving boxes.

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#7 posted 02-23-2013 06:33 PM

Great work!

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#8 posted 02-23-2013 09:47 PM

Great Job!! Very Nice Work!!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio.....

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#9 posted 02-24-2013 05:35 AM

Birds never had it so good!

-- Natalie - My mind is like a bad neighborhood, I don't like to go there alone.

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#10 posted 02-24-2013 05:37 AM

Wow that’s very cool

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#11 posted 02-24-2013 03:04 PM

I agree….........a very cool and unique bird house!!

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#12 posted 02-24-2013 04:58 PM

Really cool, i like it

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#13 posted 03-01-2013 05:04 AM

Great creativity!!!

-- I did measure it twice, it's still too short.

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