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My Father wanted a bird table for a birthday gift. so i got some pallets and made him one, apart from the posts all the timber is from pallets.
-- Paul Willmore, Southampton, uk, A Passion in wood :) www.mywoodworkingworld.com
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#1 posted 03-29-2014 04:29 PM
That project looks great in your garden. Well done.
helluvawreck aka Charleshttp://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com
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#2 posted 03-29-2014 05:44 PM
Great project! Love your workshop :)
-- Have a happy day!
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#3 posted 03-29-2014 06:10 PM
What a great design, I am sure the birds will love it.
-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green
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#4 posted 03-29-2014 07:14 PM
I’m sure your father is pleased and it was a good way to recycle those pallets.
I see one thing that may become a problem. Is there any way for rain water to drain off the “deck.” Besides the exposed deck the roof is draining onto the deck. The water will go through the any spaces in the deck boards until they fill with bird seed and become plugged. Then you may have a bird bath. LOL
-- Les B, Oregon
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#5 posted 03-29-2014 08:07 PM
You made good use wooden pallets, compliments.
-- The common man thinks. The wise man is silent. The stupid man discusses.
#6 posted 03-29-2014 08:57 PM
Thanks for the comments, to answer about the rain I have drilled 4 holes in the edge
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#7 posted 03-29-2014 09:45 PM
Nice work Paul
What’s with building it in the lounge room are you single?Reminds me of many years ago in my youth I pulled my motorcycle engine apart in a rental lounge room!!
-- Regards Robert
#8 posted 03-30-2014 08:01 AM
its not the lounge, its an old sofa, i have an extension on the back of the house which is slowly changing into a workshop. but i havent got a garage or a shed big enough, so i am using the space i have.
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#9 posted 03-30-2014 11:22 AM
ah-HA! bird TABLE = bird FEEDER! I see now! Nice spot for the birds to come visit.
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