From NZ Gardener magazine
Rose Hughes re-imagines the classic flying bird whirligig as our favourite feathered fauna.
You will need: (for 1 bird) Bird body – 230mm x 19mm pine, Bird wings – 6mm plywood sheet, 18mm pine dowel, jigsaw, hand saw, small chisel, sander/sandpaper, 4.5mm, 6.5mm & 9mm drill bits and drill, 18mm paddle bit, M5 x 50mm gutter bolts & washers, 6mm clear vinyl tube, pencil/paper/ double-sided tape, 6.3mm galvanised steel rod, wood glue/filler, primer, test pots & brushes. Instructions are the same for all the birds.
Top coat colours:
Cost: $50 (excluding paint).
Drill a 6.5mm hole into the bottom of the bird body for the metal rod. Top coat in the colours listed above.
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