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I know this isn't really a "woodworking project" per se but ever since I made this...

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(It was one of my first wood working projects and I didn't have the right tools so I had to work with what I had so cut me some slack)

...my 2-year-old daughter has been telling me that she wants me to make her a bird house like her Mimi's. I don't really have the time right now so I ordered a kit online with the pieces already cut out. I'm gonna let her paint it next time I have her so hopefully she will have fun with it and will enjoy it until I have the time to make her an actual bird house from scratch like I did the other one.

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@erkinator I finally got started on that project I got the metal from you for. Gonna do a smaller cabinet on either side of the stand, some shelves up the side of the tank and a rusty tin roof canopy over the top. But for now I just wanted to cover up the ugly 2x4 stand I built for this bohemoth tank.

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@erkinator I finally got started on that project I got the metal from you for. Gonna do a smaller cabinet on either side of the stand, some shelves up the side of the tank and a rusty tin roof canopy over the top. But for now I just wanted to cover up the ugly 2x4 stand I built for this bohemoth tank.

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I like it,nice job.Love using the tin for all kinds of projects
 

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I have a ton of small scrap pressure treated wood from building the column replacement at my house. I decided to build a bird house since there isn’t much else I could think of to use the wood for. I hadn’t built a bird house in over 20 years since I was in cub scouts. I will admit I have gotten a bit carried away with it.

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I have a ton of small scrap pressure treated wood from building the column replacement at my house. I decided to build a bird house since there isn’t much else I could think of to use the wood for. I hadn’t built a bird house in over 20 years since I was in cub scouts. I will admit I have gotten a bit carried away with it.

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Does it have an S&M dungeon? If not then it is incomplete. Birds need a little spice in their life too.
 
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My uncle passed away last week. My mom asked if I could make a box for his ashes (I’m not sure if it would still be called an urn). I only had a day to do it but it was probably the most important thing I’ve ever made. It’s made of red oak and some Bubinga for the lid frame and feet. The lid fits real tight and has rare earth magnets at each corner as well. Last thing I wanted was it to fall over and the lid pop off.

I will say, I don’t think I will ever make anything with red oak again, that stuff is a bitch to work with.
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My uncle passed away last week. My mom asked if I could make a box for his ashes (I’m not sure if it would still be called an urn). I only had a day to do it but it was probably the most important thing I’ve ever made. It’s made of red oak and some Bubinga for the lid frame and feet. The lid fits real tight and has rare earth magnets at each corner as well. Last thing I wanted was it to fall over and the lid pop off.

I will say, I don’t think I will ever make anything with red oak again, that stuff is a bitch to work with.
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I hate the circumstances and need for your box, but it looks really good. You did him right.
 
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My uncle passed away last week. My mom asked if I could make a box for his ashes (I’m not sure if it would still be called an urn). I only had a day to do it but it was probably the most important thing I’ve ever made. It’s made of red oak and some Bubinga for the lid frame and feet. The lid fits real tight and has rare earth magnets at each corner as well. Last thing I wanted was it to fall over and the lid pop off.

I will say, I don’t think I will ever make anything with red oak again, that stuff is a bitch to work with.
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Sorry to hear about your uncle, that's a nice thing you did. How did you work the magnets in?