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Bored? Build a bird table

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Yep, I built a bird table! Last Summer, after inspiration from a TV nature show, I turned a  dull afternoon into a productive one. I grabbed some old wood hanging around the garden and built a Robin’s nesting box (yet to be occupied). I found this strangely fulfilling, so a week or so later I set about making a bird table, as the current one was on its last legs (you can just about see it in the background).

Apart from buying some rough sawn wood for the stand, most of the table was built from an old palette that I rescued from the bins at my workplace. Some other materials kicking around the garage finished the job.

I decided that I would try to build another bird table, but one that was more challenging. More angles, detail etc… Project Hex was conceived. More to follow soon…

Edit: Check out the build of the Hexagonal Bird Table

Written by rufdog

February 12, 2009 at 8:33 pm

Posted in Bird Tables

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  1. […] of this slightly oddball way of spending some of my weekends. I guess it all started when I built a regular rectangular, pitched roof bird table a while back. I was quite pleased with the way it came out and it got me […]

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