Bird house/ planter box

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Project by Todd Barrone posted 04-06-2014 05:13 PM 1422 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Spring is here and I wanted to build some thing for the season, I never was really in to making bird houses but have changed my tune recently. I saw this idea at an Amish market I went to not long ago, theirs were made from plank ends from the milling of logs with the bark on them, so I decided to try it my way. Also with this as a dual purpose project, I really enjoyed it and it was fun and simple to make, enjoy.

-- "The Cedar King"

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#1 posted 04-06-2014 05:18 PM

Very nice project,Todd!!

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#2 posted 04-06-2014 05:26 PM

Looks great buddy, great job

-- The Old Rednek Workshop

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#3 posted 04-06-2014 07:13 PM

great bird house.i like the stand,been meaning to make one for the back i might add the stand.thanks for sharing.

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#4 posted 04-06-2014 08:06 PM

I like it, compliments.

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#5 posted 04-06-2014 10:20 PM

Ah…..its another original “Barone”.....great design and build my friend…

-- 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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#6 posted 04-06-2014 10:53 PM

Nice! Just one small suggestion…. Make the front roof overhang a bit wider. Adds shade to the opening for the “guests” and less chance of rain getting in.

All my birdhouses always have an overhang big enough for the bird to sit on the perch and stay out of the rain. We’ve seen many times when it’s raining where every house had a bird sitting on the perch staying out of the rain

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#7 posted 04-06-2014 11:37 PM

Looking good, I bet someone moves in soon

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#8 posted 04-10-2014 03:28 PM

Great birdhouse, like the look of cedar and the wide base. I’m sure there will be little guests moving in.

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