Birds of a Feather Grandfather Clock Birdhouse

October 29th, 2009 in member junk     
theshabbyattic theshabbyattic, member
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This is a funky salvage project I took on recently.  i had an old clock casing, no guts at all.  I opened up the back and put shelves inside the body and cut out holes to make indidual little birhouses in the center of the casing, with one big compartment up top at the clock face.  then i drilled holes underneath each cutout and hammered and glued in pegs for little birds to perch upon, if they choose to visit me in my garden.  As a finishing touch, I embossed the center casing with roses and vines, and antiqued  the piece all over to make it a shabby dream...Enjoy your little project! Try this with a smaller clock casing for a smaller project...


Pattern or design used: My own design - Karin Hendricks
posted in: member junk, garden, Clock, birdhouse

Comments (14)

BillyJo writes: You know I love birdhouses. This is so great. Good luck on wrenters! Posted: 1:52 am on May 27th
beautifulobsession writes: Love It! What an awesome project! I want one... Tammy Posted: 8:04 pm on May 26th
boots1058 writes: Very clever idea! Birds will just love this one! Posted: 10:18 pm on November 18th
shabbychick writes: Any little bird would be proud to live in your clock condo!! Great job!

Kathy Posted: 9:57 am on November 4th
artteachergirl writes: I can't believe it!! I love this idea and yesterday while out junkin' I passed up a small clock shell...shape was similar, but it had plastic on it...I'm back to that shop come Monday.
It'll will be the Mini Me version, but that is a wonderful idea. Posted: 10:34 am on November 1st
junkermidge writes: Love, love, love this! Very clever idea for repurposing the clock.
Midge Posted: 1:22 pm on October 31st
fellowjunker writes: Love this transformation....absolutely beautiful!
Happy day.
xojanis Posted: 12:28 am on October 31st
Refinerii writes: Love it!! Posted: 3:22 pm on October 30th
suewhitney writes: Wow, what a great idea. Very original and oh so cool. You have some very lucky little birdies at your house!!

Be Well,
Sue Posted: 10:07 am on October 30th
RustyDiva writes: Very GRAND birdhouse!!! Nice job. Posted: 10:03 am on October 30th
chippingcharm writes: Very clever and cute...Laurel Posted: 8:54 am on October 30th
Grasshopper22 writes: What a great idea...It's is stunning and a real
show piece... Posted: 8:17 am on October 30th
LuAnn writes: This is the best bird house I've seen!! Great job. LuAnn Posted: 8:01 am on October 30th
oldnews writes: This is almost too beautiful to put outside! It looks great! Marie Posted: 1:37 am on October 30th
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