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Project by grizzman posted 12-08-2013 01:21 AM 5301 views 3 times favorited 38 comments Add to Favorites Watch

this is a smaller bird house then the last one i made, this one is for a client, its going as a christmas gift, but as always i enjoyed making it, its made from white oak and red cedar, the roof if oak and the front and the gable ends are red cedar, i made this one so the front comes out for cleaning, just remove two screws and its out, i put four coats of exterior finish on it and also has a bracket underneath so it can sit onto a 4×4 post. ive made several small projects lately , but they only show for a very small amount of my woodworking for the past few months, i have a project that will be posted within the next few weeks, stay tuned, and thanks for taking the time to look. grizzman

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']





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RogerBean

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#1 posted 12-08-2013 01:23 AM

Bob,
Obviously intended for upscale birds. Nice.
Roger

-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)

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#2 posted 12-08-2013 01:24 AM

Very nice looking bird house.

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

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griff

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#3 posted 12-08-2013 01:32 AM

Kool bird house Grizz I like the design, very good build ..

-- Mike, Bruce Mississippi = Jack of many trades master of none

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#4 posted 12-08-2013 01:44 AM

For a birdhouse that nice, your client should charge the birds rent!

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

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Lenny

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#5 posted 12-08-2013 01:45 AM

Excellent Grizz. If you were to increase the scale by about 20X, I’d be happy to live in it!

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! Lenny, East Providence, RI

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Greg..the Cajun Box Sculptor

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#6 posted 12-08-2013 01:54 AM

Hello Bob…
i have heard of the Birdman of Alcatraz and now I see a birdhouse by the birdman of Alabama…
Very nice and a first quality birdhouse

-- If retiring is having the time to be able to do what you enjoy then I have always been retired.

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#7 posted 12-08-2013 01:56 AM

Grizz where my birds come from that would be a Bird Mansion. Well done.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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jaykaypur

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#8 posted 12-08-2013 02:01 AM

Nice job….really like that cedar on there. A true high-class flock house!!

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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KnotCurser

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#9 posted 12-08-2013 02:19 AM

Nice build, Grizz!

Looks like lincoln logs. :-)

-bob

-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: rrww@rhoadesclan.com / www.rhoadesclan.com

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lew

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#10 posted 12-08-2013 02:28 AM

Sweet little house, Bob!

Any feathered friend would be proud to call it home!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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DocSavage45

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#11 posted 12-08-2013 03:03 AM

Looks like it’s for a lumber jock bird! LOL! Or a Paul Bunyan bird? Maybe you can make some dollhouses with this motif?

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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Jim Jakosh

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#12 posted 12-08-2013 03:14 AM

Great all American log bird house. Nice job on it, Grizz!!........................Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#13 posted 12-08-2013 04:08 AM

Looks like a bird mansion from here ;-) Nice work.

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#14 posted 12-08-2013 04:42 AM

Guess there is no reason to post the birdhouse I just made. Nice work Grizz

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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ellen35

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#15 posted 12-08-2013 08:34 AM

Grizz,
Your builds are always unique and interesting. This is no exception!
Love it.
Ellen

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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