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I made two bird houses for son’s contest of local forestry. Pine.
-- Gintaras, http://www.woodatelier.com
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#1 posted 03-05-2013 11:08 AM
HelloGintaras,I had a good look at your bird houses, mainly because the looked so attractive.Well done on their presentation!
As you have not added any information regarding them I have to ask a few questions.No 1. I assume you used a power carver to do the finish, is this correct?No 2. There is a couple of dowels visible on the side what is it for?No 3. the front appears to have a recess or offset from the sides, why and how did you do this?No 4. What type of bird (species) are they for?
-- Regards Robert
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#2 posted 03-05-2013 12:26 PM
That is a really cool textured affect! I like that. Great Job
-- Just trying to build something beautiful
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#3 posted 03-05-2013 12:27 PM
Nice birdhouses – really nice carving.
Did you say your son made these for his contest, or did he help?
-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: firstname.lastname@example.org / www.rhoadesclan.com
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#4 posted 03-05-2013 03:00 PM
Hi Gintaras … I like your cool birdhouse design! I am presuming the side dowel holds the front panel in place, then can be removed, allowing that panel to hinge up for easy cleaning out access. Great idea!! How was the contest?
-- Elaine in Duncan
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#5 posted 03-05-2013 03:15 PM
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#6 posted 03-05-2013 04:44 PM
to: KnotCurser – he helps to me (a litle :)) )
#7 posted 03-05-2013 05:45 PM
No 1. I assume you used a power carver to do the finish, is this correct?yesNo 2. There is a couple of dowels visible on the side what is it for?this a lock for door ( front wall)No 3. the front appears to have a recess or offset from the sides, why and how did you do this?it’s a door for cleaningNo 4. What type of bird (species) are they for?different tits, flycatchers
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#8 posted 03-05-2013 06:25 PM
Gintaras that is a very unique bird house and I like it!
-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"
#9 posted 03-05-2013 07:46 PM
to justoneofme: the contest still going on
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#10 posted 03-07-2013 05:07 PM
Wow! Beautiful and unique bird house. You are spoiling our little friends. Great work!
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