Pueblo Bird House

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Project by dansnow posted 435 days ago 1203 views 9 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Found the dimensioned, (sorta) sketch for this bird house while wandering the internet. Mine is made from 1/2” MDF with a 3/4” Poplar base. Ladder is made from cedar and poplar dowels. Painted with several coats of matte finish lacquer.

Thanks for looking

-- Dan Snow & Son Wooden Toys & Gifts

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#1 posted 435 days ago

Looks like a great project for your kids. Nice.

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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#2 posted 435 days ago

I don’t think mdf will hold up outdoors. Fun idea though. Love the cactus.

-- Beth, Oklahoma, Rambling Road Designs

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#3 posted 435 days ago

From the notes on the sketch it’s design is more decorative than functional. I’m counting on the 4 coats of color lacquer and 2 coats of clear matte lacquer to hold up.

-- Dan Snow & Son Wooden Toys & Gifts

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#4 posted 435 days ago

Very nice.

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#5 posted 434 days ago

You have Pueblo Birds in your neighborhood? I hear they are very rare. ;-)

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#6 posted 434 days ago

That’s true. That’s why when I advertise it in my shop I’ll have to raise the price! Not many folks making pueblos for the Pueblo bird!! LOL!

-- Dan Snow & Son Wooden Toys & Gifts

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#7 posted 434 days ago

Do you live in Chiapas? ;) Neat one!

-- Holy scrap Barkman!

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#8 posted 434 days ago

It’s a nice birdhouse and looks like a fun and enjoyable project.

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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#9 posted 431 days ago

Very cool birdhouse! Like the design especially the stairs and cactus. Well done!

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