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Extreme Bird House



Made by John Looser extremebirdhouse.com
 
This bird hotel is 7' wide, 5' tall and 4' wide, and weighs about 350 pounds. It has 60 rooms designed for sparrows and swallows and features a wrap-around balcony made from ¼" steel. The 1" logs are made from reclaimed hemlock and regular barn steel for the roof. The insides are made from reclaimed ship­ping plywood and are all removable for easy cleaning. A house this size will be mounted 8-10 ft in the air on a single post about 12" diameter.