July 25, 2013 at 9:17 pm #34796
I am just getting back into the grove of things again .Here are two 5 ft birdhouses I just did recently .They both are made from white cedar and they come with rooftop pools . This is also the very first time I have stain one of them.
Attachments:July 25, 2013 at 9:56 pm #34814redwoodPro
They look great John. Are those code compliant guardrails? What are the pools lined with?
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www.creative-redwood-designs.comJuly 26, 2013 at 4:44 am #34826supimeisterPro
Wow John that looks great! Are you just deciding to experiment with stain for the heck of it?
John SJuly 26, 2013 at 8:39 am #34841
Mark wrote:They look great John. Are those code compliant guardrails? What are the pools lined with?
The railings are 5/16″ solid steel so the birds won,t fall through that anytime soon 🙂 The pool liner is done with rolled roofing .
Attachments:July 26, 2013 at 8:41 am #34844
John S wrote:Wow John that looks great! Are you just deciding to experiment with stain for the heck of it?
Thanks John ! The guy I built it for brought me the stain so I told him I would put it on before the do the steel roof . Now that I see how they look with stain I will be doing more like that . The main thing is using stain that won,t affect the birds .July 26, 2013 at 9:15 am #34846AnonymousInactive
Hi John, Haven’t seen ya lately, Welcome back. I gotta say these are my new favorites, Super cool on the pool idea and that little ‘walkout deck’ for that one hole is cute as can be. If I was a bird that would be my room 🙂 I also noticed in that last pic it looks like you’re building something bigger, What is that? As always, Thanks for the picsJuly 26, 2013 at 10:12 am #34851
Thanks again Boyd and thanks for the welcome back . I am also working on a large birdhouse in my spare time . It will be 13 ft wide x 10 or 12 ft tall and weigh about 1,000 lbs .It will have about 300 rooms and be in 2 pieces The roof will be separate .
It will take a few years to complete .
Attachments:July 26, 2013 at 10:29 am #34857AnonymousInactive
OMG!! How cool. What are your plans for that? Will it be for sale or are you going to mount it on top of a pole in your own yard.July 26, 2013 at 11:45 am #34861
I am going to use it for advertising in parades for a few years .I want to have it rotate on a flatbed trailer as it moves down the road .Then I will probably donate it to a large park eventually . 🙂July 26, 2013 at 12:15 pm #34863AnonymousInactive
Oh ok, Sweet idea. Good LuckJuly 26, 2013 at 1:04 pm #34864
Thanks again Boyd !July 26, 2013 at 4:11 pm #34876supimeisterPro
Great idea John! What parades would it be featured in you think?
John SJuly 26, 2013 at 4:20 pm #34883
I am thinking of fall fair parades and Christmas parades in different towns and cities .August 30, 2013 at 7:10 am #39836
Here is my newest Extreme Birdhouse . Just finished it in time for the long weekend 🙂
Attachments:August 30, 2013 at 7:19 am #39842MKE_VoltageModeratorSaint Francis, WI
John, that is incredible. I am trying to convince the lady of the house that one of your houses would look great as a centerpiece in our corner lot.August 30, 2013 at 7:39 am #39847
Thanks Jason , my yard is pretty well full now .Time to move 🙂August 31, 2013 at 5:30 am #email@example.comModeratorOwatonna, MN - Minnesota
Thanks for sharing John, they are amazingAugust 31, 2013 at 7:53 am #39914MKE_VoltageModeratorSaint Francis, WI
John does the sky turn dark with swarms of birds since it sounds like you are running a bird hotel there.August 31, 2013 at 8:06 am #firstname.lastname@example.orgModeratorOwatonna, MN - Minnesota
amazing bird houses John thanks for sharingAugust 31, 2013 at 8:14 am #39923
Thanks guys ! I have a lot more birds living here now then I did 4 years ago when I moved in .
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