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Rustic Arbor # 3

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Project by john posted 07-14-2008 06:14 PM 6371 views 4 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi everyone , here is my third rustic arbor that i designed and built using pine branches . A farm near by was clear cut last year and there were all kinds of left over branches and of course i hate to see things go to waste so this is what i came up with. It is 7 ft square and 13 ft high . I even wore my Lumberjock shirt as i was building it .

-- John in Belgrave (Website) http://www.extremebirdhouse.com , https://www.facebook.com/groups/extremebirdhouses/





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#1 posted 07-14-2008 06:27 PM

Wow John,
Great job. Nice to use all those leftover branches.

-- Bruce from Central New York...now, if you'll pardon me, I have some sawdust to make.

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#2 posted 07-14-2008 06:35 PM

Really cool!

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

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#3 posted 07-14-2008 06:47 PM

you are such an artist!!!!! This is lovely with the little (whatever its official name is) bell-tower on the top.

And wearing your LJ shirt while building, well that just makes this even more extra special!!
Fantastic job, again.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribele, Young Living Wellness )

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#4 posted 07-14-2008 07:12 PM

Very well done ,pretty good idea ,looks really nice

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#5 posted 07-14-2008 07:31 PM

You sir are a natural WW genius. Nice work!

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#6 posted 07-14-2008 07:57 PM

Looks great John

I love the design

That took some work to sort all those branchs, to get even pieces. But it sure turned out nice!

-- Taigert - Milan, IN

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#7 posted 07-14-2008 08:30 PM

Thank you everyone for the nice comments . Ed, i had to sort the pile about 3 or 4 times to get everything i needed to complete it. I still lots of pieces to build some outdoor furniture .

-- John in Belgrave (Website) http://www.extremebirdhouse.com , https://www.facebook.com/groups/extremebirdhouses/

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#8 posted 07-14-2008 08:43 PM

Great job!

Thanks for the post

Callum

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#9 posted 07-14-2008 10:26 PM

Awesome! That is really cool. Is it just sitting on the ground or are the corner posts buried?. Nice work John

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#10 posted 07-14-2008 10:57 PM

Thanks again David , the post are only 12” in the ground so if i ever want to move it i can .

-- John in Belgrave (Website) http://www.extremebirdhouse.com , https://www.facebook.com/groups/extremebirdhouses/

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#11 posted 07-14-2008 11:26 PM

Hi John;

Thats cool. I wouldn’t stand under it in a rain storm and expect good results.

I think you’ll find yourself all washed up. lol

Lee

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#12 posted 07-15-2008 01:34 AM

Thanks again Lee , i bet my house leaks just as much . lol

-- John in Belgrave (Website) http://www.extremebirdhouse.com , https://www.facebook.com/groups/extremebirdhouses/

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#13 posted 07-15-2008 05:27 AM

Absolutely gorgeous. Thank you for sharing.

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

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#14 posted 07-15-2008 07:24 AM

Super nice. Is it the entrance to a hay field? ;0)

-- Only the Shadow knows....................

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#15 posted 07-15-2008 03:04 PM

Thank you trifern and John . The arbor faces 25 acres of green fields

-- John in Belgrave (Website) http://www.extremebirdhouse.com , https://www.facebook.com/groups/extremebirdhouses/

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