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Geared and Hammered Birdhouse

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Project by Shrub posted 10-13-2010 01:44 AM 1801 views 1 time favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This birdhouse is constructed of maple on the front and sides with a red oak back. I welded two bolts to the back of a transmission gear out of my Honda push mower. The metal roof was cut out of the back of a retired gas grill. I hammered it on my table saw over the miter slot then sanded the paint off the high spots. This house provides proof that I never throw away anything.

-- Shrub G. , Dalton Georgia





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tinnman65

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#1 posted 10-17-2010 02:16 AM

“This house provides proof that I never throw away anything.” And your little feathered friends will be thanking you for that. Nice job on this and the rest of your birdhouse posts.

-- Paul--- Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. — Scott Adams

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rance

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#2 posted 12-07-2010 08:02 PM

You got a lot of creativity with ‘junk’. Nice job, very nice job. :)

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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