Bird Condo

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Project by Klondikecraftsman posted 05-04-2018 11:44 PM 956 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’ve been working on this on and off since last summer. Built to purple Martin specification but I’m expecting swallows. The house is about 6’ tall not including the finial and is 23”x23” wide. There are 48 compartments that can be accessed by removing 8 screws that hold the roof system. The trusses were braced before sheathing went on, just thought I’d show the bones. You can see the compartment petitions in the background of that picture. Thanks for looking.

-- It is a sin to covet your neighbor’s wife, but his woodpile is fair game.

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#1 posted 05-05-2018 01:24 AM

I hope you get a large occupancy! Swallows are a good bug eater too.

I have seen them “bomb” cats too as a game!

Neat job..

I think all bird houses should be made easily cleanable.

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#2 posted 05-05-2018 01:27 AM

Pretty cool bird hotel….GREAT job!

-- K. Stone “Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” ― Benjamin Franklin

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#3 posted 05-05-2018 01:11 PM

You did a beautiful job on this bird condo. Nice work!

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#4 posted 05-05-2018 03:14 PM

I love it! Super job on this build!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#5 posted 05-05-2018 03:19 PM

I dig it.

Does the condo have a home owners association fee?

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#6 posted 05-06-2018 06:04 PM

That is some bird house. Thank you for sharing

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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