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    Has anyone made a bat house? A bat can eat 1200 bugs a night! web page

    [ 05-03-2003, 05:17 PM: Message edited by: Andy B. ]
    Andy B.

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    Not yet, but I'm gonna this winter...they eat a ton of the little varmints...it's a no-brainer as many bugs as we have.
    Kelly C. Hanna<br /><a href=\"http://www.hannawoodworks.com\" target=\"_blank\">Hanna Woodworks</a>

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    • #3
      Andy, I have not built one yet but someone gave me one that I am going to use to make a pattern for more. Dan
      info for all: http://www.hoistman.com http://www.freeyabb.com/phpbb/index....wwtoolinfoforu --- "I like long walks, especially when they are taken by people who annoy me."

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      • #4
        Andy,

        If you can get your hands on this issue:
        Woodworker's Journal, August 2002, Vol 26, #4

        On page 42 there is an article and plans on the bat house that is on the site you gave the link too.

        I have accumulated quite a pile of scrap pieces of 3/4" plywood from making cabinets for the shop. Though they use Cedar, I'm sure my plywood with Olympic stain will work just fine for a good many years. It's all BCX grade ply.

        I have not built one yet, but after reading the article last fall, I plan on building several for around our nearly 2 rural acres. I will enjoy a few small projects like this before I jump into my next large one.
        John E. Adams<br /><a href=\"http://www.woodys-workshop.com\" target=\"_blank\">www.woodys-workshop.com</a>

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        • #5
          There are alot of free plans on the web for bat houses. I sell old woodworking magazines as a hobby and have the one from Woodworkers Journal. If you are interested coontact me.
          Scott
          panamint@charter.net

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          • #6
            I have that issue. One question is the roof dado is that cut @ 90degrees or 30 degrees?
            Andy B.

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