Simple Painted Birdhouses

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My wife came to me and wanted some brightly colored birdhouses to put around our back porch. She didn’t care what size, or what they were. So, I just put together these simple ones to let her paint on. Each birdhouse is made out of pine. The smaller ones took about 30 minutes each to make, and the larger one took about an hour. These were really satisfying to make, because they were so quick (and I didn’t have to apply a finish!!).

-- As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another. (Proverbs 27:17) †

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#1 posted 2243 days ago

got any birds yet?
most birds around here in tn prefer a plain wood house

-- tn hillbilly.." tryin to do the best i can with what i got "

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#2 posted 2243 days ago

Very cool, tell your better half, the guys like her painting too!

-- The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools. Confucius, 经过艰苦的努力的梦想可以成真

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#3 posted 2243 days ago

Those look great, Steve. Your wife was pretty creative with the paint jobs also.

It also looks like someone is ready to chase the birds when they show up. :-)

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#4 posted 2243 days ago

Hey, those are really beautiful. They look too nice to use. Great job!!!!

Your wife did a great job painting these!

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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#5 posted 2243 days ago

Fun and whimsical projects. Thank you for sharing.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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#6 posted 2243 days ago

Neat looking birdhouses. My wife collects them.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#7 posted 2243 days ago

these are great. The designs and the paint are wonderful. Love them

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#8 posted 2243 days ago

Hi Steve

Love the bird houses. You guys did a great job on them. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#9 posted 2243 days ago

Thanks All for your comments!!!

-- As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another. (Proverbs 27:17) †

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#10 posted 2242 days ago


-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#11 posted 2239 days ago

love that outhouse one. what an artist.

-- so much wood, so little time. Bradford. Wood-a-holics unanimous president

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#12 posted 1754 days ago

nice design. birdhouse was the first project I did when I got my tablesaw….i liked it because like you said, quick and satisfying. I’ve been thinking about putting a few together and letting my 2 year old paint them…

-- Mike - Columbus, Ohio

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#13 posted 1754 days ago

It,s always fun building birdhouses , nice work!!

-- John in Belgrave (Website) ,

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#14 posted 1753 days ago

Simple but fun.

-- Custom furniture

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