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DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 09-20-2012, 04:56 AM
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Posted By cranbrook2
I started working on my house a few years ago and...

I started working on my house a few years ago and i always take pictures of before and after . :beer:

http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.131767430636.222155.867305636&type=3
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 11-17-2008, 07:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,050
Posted By cranbrook2
I take that the gallery has been deleted again ?...

I take that the gallery has been deleted again ? :(
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 09-30-2008, 04:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,050
Posted By cranbrook2
I have a article coming out in Birds and Blooms...

I have a article coming out in Birds and Blooms Magazine in the Dec / Jan issue . I am pretty sure i will be busy after that .:)
I still haven,t got my firewood for the winter . :eek:
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 09-30-2008, 02:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,050
Posted By cranbrook2
I have to build 6 more bird condos this coming...

I have to build 6 more bird condos this coming month . so much for retirement . :D
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 09-29-2008, 07:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,050
Posted By cranbrook2
Is anyone else having trouble viewing the gallery...

Is anyone else having trouble viewing the gallery ? I haven,t been able to get on there all week.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 08-04-2008, 11:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 922
Posted By cranbrook2
I have been living in the country now for the...

I have been living in the country now for the fast 7 years and i have only ever had 1 squirrel in all that time and it only stayed a few minutes .If you have a dog or a few cats you won,t have that...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 02-01-2008, 08:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,559
Posted By cranbrook2
The cats do a great job with the mice outside but...

The cats do a great job with the mice outside but since they don,t come in the house the mice do :eek: ,I am picking up some mouse traps today.:D
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 01-31-2008, 08:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,559
Posted By cranbrook2
:D My cats get fed too well to eat the birds...

:D My cats get fed too well to eat the birds .They cost me $ 150.00 a month to feed them. :rolleyes: I am surrounded by dairy farms so they just keep coming and then i get the odd city slicker...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 01-31-2008, 04:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,559
Posted By cranbrook2
If i had a dollar for every time i stepped on a...

If i had a dollar for every time i stepped on a cat turd i,d be rich :rolleyes:
This should make you feel better now .:D
DIY Home Repair Forum: HouseRepairTalk Website Help 01-03-2008, 10:25 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,858
Posted By cranbrook2
I enjoy coming here as much as possible , The...

I enjoy coming here as much as possible , The first thing i notice on this site is when someone comes on here and ask a question it gets answered pretty fast and they always get good answers. Anytime...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 01-01-2008, 12:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,050
Posted By cranbrook2
Thank you gentlemen :D I,ll keep you posted on...

Thank you gentlemen :D
I,ll keep you posted on the end results .:rolleyes:
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 01-01-2008, 10:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,050
Posted By cranbrook2
I am starting to hear them knocking .:D Last...

I am starting to hear them knocking .:D
Last September i was recognized as an artist by the art council in my province . This April they are sponsoring me for a 2 day art show at my farm and i am...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 12-31-2007, 03:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,050
Posted By cranbrook2
Thanks ToolGuy I live in a great spot for...

Thanks ToolGuy
I live in a great spot for taking pictures .:rolleyes:

I took these pictures a few days ago on boxing day :D
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 12-31-2007, 08:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,050
Posted By cranbrook2
I usually get an idea of what i,m going to build...

I usually get an idea of what i,m going to build then i draw it out on a piece of plywood , just like a floor plan . Then i tack the first row of logs to the plywood to keep everything square. I use...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 12-31-2007, 07:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,050
Posted By cranbrook2
The little houses that are about 2 ft square take...

The little houses that are about 2 ft square take about 2 days to build , the medium size 4 ft square take about 5 days and then the large houses 5 ft and up take 2 weeks - 6 weeks . :D
They go...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 12-29-2007, 10:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,050
Posted By cranbrook2
Thank you InspectorD Once the shell is built i...

Thank you InspectorD
Once the shell is built i use 3/16 plywood to make all the compartments .
I get a lot of sparrows and swallows nesting in the large houses .The small houses attract Purple...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Tools 12-11-2007, 07:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,524
Posted By cranbrook2
I hate the feeling of the blade as it is cutting...

I hate the feeling of the blade as it is cutting through my thumb right down to the bone. :eek: :D
Luckily it has only happened a few times. :rolleyes:
It only happens when i put a nice sharp...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 11-24-2007, 07:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,050
Posted By cranbrook2
photo gallery

I just noticed that some of the pictures are not coming up in the gallery :confused:
Is there some way of fixing them? :rolleyes: :D
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 10-24-2007, 06:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,741
Posted By cranbrook2
Thanks Oilcan I just got a order to build 10...

Thanks Oilcan

I just got a order to build 10 more for a customer in the states.

I would rather build them for myself and then sell the plans but you gotta keep the customers happy and give them...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 10-23-2007, 07:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,741
Posted By cranbrook2
Unfortunately i don,t have any trees in my yard...

Unfortunately i don,t have any trees in my yard that i can put them in so find old dead trees and then i dig a hole and put them in.
I also use old barn beams for the smaller birdhouses.

I had a...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 10-18-2007, 05:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,741
Posted By cranbrook2
That sounds like a good post for a 9 ft...

That sounds like a good post for a 9 ft birdhouse :D
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 10-11-2007, 04:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,599
Posted By cranbrook2
Whats that old saying ? If you want something...

Whats that old saying ? If you want something done right DO it yourself.:D
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 08-09-2007, 06:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,183
Posted By cranbrook2
How about getting a mailbox insert that goes...

How about getting a mailbox insert that goes directly into the door ?
This way they have to take the door if they want the mail box.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 07-10-2007, 05:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,104
Posted By cranbrook2
I would also like to say Thank You for such a...

I would also like to say Thank You for such a great job on this site.

I just added my pictures to the gallery 2 or 3 months ago and i can't believe how much traffic goes through there. Over 77,000...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 04-12-2007, 05:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,382
Posted By cranbrook2
Hi Andy Here is a site that might give you...

Hi Andy
Here is a site that might give you some ideas.

http://www.customdollhouse.com/allthumbnails.htm
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