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Thread: Starter birdhouse

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Reno, Nv

    Starter birdhouse

    Based on Bernie's tutorial (a tutorial of legend, by the way) this prototype was born. It is not finished or sanded or anything for that matter; just turned. "Sneeking-up-on" is new verbage for "sharpen your tools and go slow!!!" Now that the basic idea is in hand, Christmas turning is upon us all!! (sorry Stu )
    My nephew is waiting for his "orniment".
    Many thanks' Bernie, this is a long term gig for many Christmas's to come
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  2. #2
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Tellico Plains, Tennessee
    That's great Jim, these little bird houses are number 87 on my to-do list of turnings..
    Tellico Plains, TN
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  3. #3
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Goodland, Kansas
    Your welcome Jim. Glad it helped. That is a great looking birdhouse. You will be doing those for many years. Almost brings tears to my eyes when I remember what my grandson said last year. He said, "grandpa can you make me one every Christmas forever?" Nothing better. Thanks for the memory Jim.
    Bernie W.

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