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Project by Chad256 posted 381 days ago 523 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These are two of my latest “made to order” bird houses. The construction is plywood which has been sealed and painted with oil based exterior paint. Pretty simple design but very time consuming projects. Thanks for looking!

-- -- Chad -- T&C Woodworks





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whitebeast88

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#1 posted 381 days ago

very nice,like the design and looks like tedious work.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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Chad256

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#2 posted 381 days ago

Thank you! You couldn’t be more right….it is very tedious.

-- -- Chad -- T&C Woodworks

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#3 posted 381 days ago

These are nice and look like a fun project.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- 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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Chad256

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#4 posted 380 days ago

Thanks Charles, they are fun but these are one of those projects you enjoy making but are so relieved when they are done. :)

-- -- Chad -- T&C Woodworks

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Northwest29

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#5 posted 380 days ago

Very cute and practical, nice work. What did you use for the shingles?

-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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Chad256

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#6 posted 380 days ago

Thanks Ron! The roof is made from 1/4 plywood. On the first one, each shingle was an individual piece…you talk about time consuming…it was over 280 pieces! On these (also plywood) I cut the strips and then gave the look of individual shingles by using a pattern I made and cutting it out on the scroll saw. I got almost the same look in half the time!

-- -- Chad -- T&C Woodworks

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#7 posted 379 days ago

They are just adorable!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#8 posted 378 days ago

Wow! Your birdhouses look fantastic. Great design especially the roof. Love the addition of the name tags. i’m sure they are a hit. Great work!

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