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We have a wren, but would like to have another. Made from barn wood, I’m thinking of finishing with spar varnish for protection
-- Ron, Northern Illinois
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#1 posted 09-02-2013 01:00 PM
I like it. Nice job fitting the roof slats.
How did you cut the angles in the front and back to fit the slats? I’m interested.
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#2 posted 09-02-2013 03:16 PM
Cool, a special and unique design,nice work.
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#3 posted 09-02-2013 05:36 PM
Thanks for the compliments guys,
Mark – I cut the angles using a band saw – I marked out and cut 3/8” deep notches x 1.5” long. Then I resawed and planed the roof pieces 3/8” thick x 2” wide so they would overlap.
#4 posted 09-02-2013 10:47 PM
Thank you much Ron. I pretty much need a band saw. I was hoping you had a cool technique with a table saw. Anyhow the band saw makes perfect sense.
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#5 posted 09-05-2013 07:01 PM
It looks good. Like the cool and unique design. I’m sure the wrens will be moving in no time.
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