Mountain Bluebird Nest Boxes

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Project by schuft posted 03-17-2013 04:46 PM 976 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My daughter and I made these nest boxes for my Dad’s and Dad-in-Law’s birthdays this month. I did all the cutting, but she did most of the pounding and nailing.

We made these from cedar fence rails bought at the BORG, and a little sheet metal flashing for the roof peak. We ran out of dowel stock after we made the first nest box, so we used nails for the second one.

This was her first real project. I think she had a lot of fun. I’m guessing her Granddads will really like them as well.

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#1 posted 03-17-2013 07:02 PM

what a beautiful daughter you have.
oh and great birdhouses to.maybe she be the next generation of woodworkers.

i enjoy working in the shop with my daughter,mostly she just wants to paint everything!!!

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#2 posted 03-17-2013 09:26 PM

Nice job on those birdhouses .
And that shop helper is a real keeper !

-- Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs ~ Henry Ford

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#3 posted 03-18-2013 02:48 PM

Thanks for the kind words! And I agree, she’s the real keeper ;)

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#4 posted 03-18-2013 04:07 PM

Way to go, Dad. Get ‘em involved early.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#5 posted 03-20-2013 03:41 PM

Great gifts and great projects for family quality time. Way to go!

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