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cranbrook2 08-24-2006 03:59 AM

Extreme Birdhouse # 21
 
Hi everyone
Here is my latest extreme birdhouse
It is made from 60 yr old reclaimed cedar barn wood. it has 22 apartments.
john
http://www.woodworking-galleries.org...0/P4250005.JPG
http://www.woodworking-galleries.org...P4250008-1.JPG
http://www.woodworking-galleries.org...P4250006-1.JPG

mechanicalmonster 08-24-2006 07:06 AM

Another great example of the fine work you do. I gotta commend you for keeping old wood out of the wastestream and putting it to such good use. I hope as you continue to build these you keep posting them up. These birdhouse pics are greatly enjoyed and appreciated.

cranbrook2 08-24-2006 10:43 AM

Thank you for the nice comments.
it's all free wood and it's ashame to see it go to waste.
thanks
john

Square Eye 08-24-2006 12:45 PM

Incredible John!

Awesome detail, I love the chimney.
I use the same type of folding saw horses.
The scale of that birdhouse compared to them is amazing.
How many guys will it take to set that house up on it's mount?


But hey! what's the deal with the cats?
I thought that was my place there for a minute..
If you ever run out of cats, let me know
I'll mail you 4 or 5 any time.

Lovely work John,
Thanks for sharing!
Tom

cranbrook2 08-24-2006 05:09 PM

Thanks Tom
i use a farm tractor to put them up. they go up pretty easy:D
i already have 50 cats of my own. :eek: lol
john

inspectorD 08-24-2006 08:21 PM

Spectacular job.
 
So did you have the biggest set of lincoln logs growing up or what.....:D

Square Eye I thought you figured it out by now, those cats love the thought of fresh bird houses.......mmmmmmmmmm.:p

TxBuilder 08-24-2006 10:29 PM

Wonderful craftsmanship!

Do you sell these? If so how much does something like that go for?

cranbrook2 08-25-2006 05:42 AM

Thank you gentlemen
i have not sold any as of yet. i have given away a little more then half of them. i am building one now that is sold.
i,m getting backed up with them now so i will have to start selling them. .
as for pricing i have no idea what to charge.:rolleyes:
thanks again
john

dhall 08-25-2006 10:00 AM

extreme birdhouse
 
Hi John,
Great birdhouse, it must weigh a ton!!!!!!!!! From one birdhouse builder to another we know how much work goes into the finished product. As for what to charge we have done some research on the net and Ebay and I'm sure from your pictures it would be in the hundreds!!!!!!!!. We have posted just a few of ours for veiwing pleasure and have sold some. Good Luck,
Looks Great
Birdiejane:)

cranbrook2 08-30-2006 04:13 AM

Thanks Birdiejane
they actually don,t weigh that much. i can still pick this one up myself.
the cedar is very dry . i do have a few houses around the 500 lbs range.
i use a farm tractor for them.
thanks again
john


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