Re-Cycle Re-Purpose

My summer project was to take down our falling down fence. I took down each fence board, removed all the nails, and stacked them for trash removal. There were a lot of boards:

I left small stacks on the curb for the weekly waste pickup. Sometimes, though, the stacks would just disappear. Some time later I found out that a neighbor would take the boards to make birdhouses. Just last week he gave us one of the fruits of his hobby labor:

Yes, that is the remains of some of our fence, and that is a little bell. The roof- evidence of his refreshments:

 It made us smile!