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Old June 8th, 2008, 11:45 AM
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Onster asked to see some houses.

A little while ago Onster asked to see some of the Houses and Feeders that Hubby makes. Here is a few:

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Here is a couple of the feeders:


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Old June 8th, 2008, 12:14 PM
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They are gorgeous!! He is very talented! I love that one feeder looks so rustic.
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Old June 8th, 2008, 04:36 PM
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What a great job your hubby does? Does he sell them?
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Old June 8th, 2008, 05:49 PM
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You are right, your hubby is an artist!! So nice. I bet he gets lots of compliments.
I just wanna know how a man who can make something that looks like those feeders and homes do resorts to tying a fence to "fix" it!!!!!
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Old June 9th, 2008, 09:58 AM
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What a great job your hubby does? Does he sell them?
If someone wants one, he will sell. He says they are for our retirement fund. Guess that means we will continue to live in the poorhouse

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You are right, your hubby is an artist!! So nice. I bet he gets lots of compliments.
I just wanna know how a man who can make something that looks like those feeders and homes do resorts to tying a fence to "fix" it!!!!!
The same way he fixed the leak under one of the kitchen sinks, he put a bowl under it so it wouldn't drip on the cupboard floor, that was 6 years ago

He also makes birdhouses strictly ornamental for indoor decoration, I will post some pics of them in the Off Topic Forum, I think they are quite something.
He also made the benches that they are sitting on, all new lumber finished to look aged.

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Old June 9th, 2008, 01:07 PM
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If someone wants one, he will sell. He says they are for our retirement fund. Guess that means we will continue to live in the poorhouse

He also makes birdhouses strictly ornamental for indoor decoration, I will post some pics of them in the Off Topic Forum, I think they are quite something. He also made the benches that they are sitting on, all new lumber finished to look aged.

You should advertise them or set up a booth at craft fairs.


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The same way he fixed the leak under one of the kitchen sinks, he put a bowl under it so it wouldn't drip on the cupboard floor, that was 6 years ago
....who empties the bowl?
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Old June 9th, 2008, 01:17 PM
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I was wondering the same thing--who empties the bowl?

Those are gorgeous feeders and houses, Chris! I love the rustic look

How long does it take him to finish one from start to rustic look?
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Old June 9th, 2008, 02:02 PM
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Too funny, who empties the bowl MOI I mentioned to him a couple of weeks ago about it, he said "Ithought I fixed it" so I said to him if you call this fixing it and whipped the bowl out, he just chuckled and went on his merry way.

I don't know really how long it takes him to do it Hazel, he goes down to his shop and putters and putters he likes to putter. As far as renting a booth somewhere, he probably will on day when he has more.

Here is one more, I know this took a spell to do, he notched each little log and then chinked them, just like a real one.

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Old June 9th, 2008, 02:37 PM
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Very cool! I love their rustic look, very natural.
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Old June 9th, 2008, 02:47 PM
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Well hubby has a great talent there ......tell him to sell a few to pay for the plumber's bill.
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Old June 10th, 2008, 08:47 AM
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Well hubby has a great talent there ......tell him to sell a few to pay for the plumber's bill.
I'll tell him that one, I'll get the usual "I'm not paying someone $75hr to do something I can do myself.
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Old June 11th, 2008, 01:12 AM
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Here is one more, I know this took a spell to do, he notched each little log and then chinked them, just like a real one.
The first pic in post 1 was my fave until I saw this one ...WOW ... great job - definately should look into selling them for a big profit
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Old June 11th, 2008, 01:21 AM
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I'll tell him that one, I'll get the usual "I'm not paying someone $75hr to do something I can do myself.

Then tell him no more nookie until it's fixed.
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Old June 11th, 2008, 07:10 AM
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I love that last one too!! If he ever did start selling them he would have to price them waaayy above what I could afford after spending that much time on it!!! They are all very unique!!
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Old June 11th, 2008, 08:04 AM
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beautiful bird houses..

I love all of them, it would be very hard to chose if I was buying one..
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wow! i cant believe i missed this before


they are so beautiful chris!

no more plastic feeders for me thats for sure!
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Old March 18th, 2009, 10:14 AM
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wow! i cant believe i missed this before


they are so beautiful chris!

no more plastic feeders for me thats for sure!
You finally woke up did you I have plastic ones too, at least the squirrels don't like the taste of plastic, 'cos they sure seem to enjoy the wooden ones
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