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My mother had asked if I could come up with a turned cedar birdhouse that she could put on a old post in their yard. So I wanted to do a little better than a turned cedar birdhouse, and made it 3 turned cedar birdhouses. She seemed a wee bit surprised today when I took it to her, and I think she likes it. This one turned out alright.

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn





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eugenie

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#1 posted 10-08-2013 10:39 PM

Super Cute and I also like the little bridge. Good Job.

-- Eugenie Woodcraft

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gwolfe1977

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#2 posted 10-08-2013 10:48 PM

There is going to be some happy birds in that house! We get cedar lined closets and trunks and they get a whole house. Not fair at all!!! Great job Hoss! I’m sure your mom was very surprised.

-- Gary,Nebraska

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#3 posted 10-08-2013 11:16 PM

That is one classy bird hotel

Jamie

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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doubleDD

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#4 posted 10-08-2013 11:31 PM

A triplex, WOW!!! I was getting ready to build a birdhouse, why not turn one. Beautifully done. Nice work.
This just went on this weeks to do list. Thanks for sharing.

-- --Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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#5 posted 10-09-2013 12:50 AM

Really nice looking work. Mom should be thrilled.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#6 posted 10-09-2013 02:14 AM

Nice one Hoss….mom’s happy, the birds are happy…thats a first class build sir.

-- Buster, Ocoee TN (Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors - Hemingway)

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kiefer

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#7 posted 10-09-2013 02:22 AM

Excellent Hoss
Now is that all one piece or three or four pieces stacked ?
I know mom is happy with this ,doesn’t get any better ,but one thing where are the pegs to sit on ?LOL
Great job Buddy .

-- Kiefer 松

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Todd Barrone

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#8 posted 10-09-2013 02:49 AM

That is really cool! I would love to know how you did it. Can you share some info and may be more pictures. Thanls

-- "The Cedar King" https://www.facebook.com/BarroneContracting

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Eric in central Florida

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#9 posted 10-09-2013 02:59 AM

I bet those birds will be fighting to get a spot in there !
Those came out great Hoss !

-- All glory comes from daring to begin.

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#10 posted 10-09-2013 03:06 AM

Looks like a rocket. Love the setting too…

-- Dreaming patterns

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hoss12992

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#11 posted 10-09-2013 03:10 AM

Thank yall for the kind comments. Much appreciated. The only pics I have of this one is after it was finished.

@Kiefer, actually I have to make it in 4 pieces, to be able to hollow out the inside of each one. Then I apply the old standby, Gorilla Glue to put it all back together. I use to put the pegs on the front, but the birds never used them. LOL

@ Todd I will turn another one and take some pics as I go along to show how its done.

@ Dave, I look forward to seeing pics of what you come up with. Im sure it will be great.

@ Eugenie Thank you. I built that arch bridge several years ago for my folks for Christmas

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn

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Tom Godfrey

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#12 posted 10-09-2013 11:32 AM

Now thats what I call a super nice bird house apartments. May just have to try my hand at one of these. Looks great, great job and hope happy Mom.

-- Tom Godfrey Landrum South Carolina (tom@thcww.com)

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hoss12992

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#13 posted 10-10-2013 02:16 AM

Thanks Tom

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn

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#14 posted 10-11-2013 02:13 PM

That’s a super cool bird condo. Beautiful cedar, awesome design and like those grooves around it. Excellent turning piece!

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hoss12992

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#15 posted 10-11-2013 05:12 PM

Thank you Fishinbo

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn

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