Jeff Sexton

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Parrot Blocks

While the table saw was out this past weekend I cut up some scrap pine into small blocks for use in bird toys.
 I added two sets of holes of two sizes.



Then by hand I randomly cut the corners and edges to make the pieces vary slightly.
After some sanding and cleaning up the holes (no splinters), the pieces look pretty good.
Birds like colors. So some vegetable dye for further interest...

These pieces will be good for all sorts of climbing, foraging and general interest toys. Stringing a few together for Harlan, the African Grey, creates a nice climbable base for attaching all sorts of other toys that can be easily swapped around. It's a regular parrot play station!






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