Barn Owl Box

Barn Owl Box

PostBy: wilder11354 On: Sat Apr 22, 2017 8:08 pm

Got ambitious today, so I built this box to mount on back side of barn up at the farm. About 2.5 hours to rip, glue and screw.
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need to cut entrance hole, and a few claw channels under it.
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Used scrap 3/4 ply from warehouse build from work.
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end clean out door needs to be hinged on.
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If anyone is interested, heres the link to plans; http://www.scvas.org/pdf/cnrp/BuildingBarnOwlBoxes.pdf
Maybe a bit late in season, but will mount it anyway see if any owls decide to nest it.
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Hand Fed Coal Boiler: Harman SF260 Boiler
Coal Size/Type: nut or pea, anthracite
Other Heating: crown oil boiler, backup.if needed


Re: Barn Owl Box

PostBy: pintoplumber On: Sun Apr 23, 2017 8:24 am

That looks like a neat project. Dennis
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Hand Fed Coal Boiler: Burnham number series 17
Other Heating: Oil, forced hot air. Rheem

Re: Barn Owl Box

PostBy: wilder11354 On: Sun Apr 23, 2017 11:12 am

Done with box, just need 3" wide strip of board screwed to backside to lag bolt to barn. Hopefully get mounted today to barn.
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G-Sons grabbing me some cedar bedding wood chips from humane society to put in it.
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leaving natural wood, will stain as weathered.
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wilder11354
 
Hand Fed Coal Boiler: Harman SF260 Boiler
Coal Size/Type: nut or pea, anthracite
Other Heating: crown oil boiler, backup.if needed

Re: Barn Owl Box

PostBy: coalfan On: Mon Apr 24, 2017 9:11 am

keep us up dated if you get them to use it thats good you r doing that my hat off to you .
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Hand Fed Coal Stove: handfed coal stove
Coal Size/Type: nut/ pea ant.some bit.
Stove/Furnace Model: ds circulator/1500 sl/wh.