Hey Everyone,

This up comming spring my dad and i plan on setting up some osprey nesting platforms.There pretty big things to make and set up so were looking for all the help we can get.Were looking for any materials you can donate to us.If you know any company who might want to help us out and donate some wood or there time thats would be Great !

Thank-You for any help or suggestions

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Material list for building one Osprey Nest Platform


Approximate (2011)


Item

Quantity Size Description Unit price

Lumber


Pole 1 16'

Box frame, box side brace, platform brace 2 12'

Perch / brace 1 16'

Wire cloth (optional) 3' 3'

Red/white cedar branches (preferred) 2 3'

6"x6" pressure treated $38.002"x6" pressure treated $16.002"x4" pressure treated $8.002"x4" galv. hardware cloth $3.00about 1" in diameter

Fasteners


Base to pole 2 1/2" x 6"

2 1/2"

Box to base 6 3"

galvanized lag bolts $4.60galv. flat washers $0.80stainless wood screws

4 box corners 12 3"

stainless wood screws

18 total 3"

Brace to base 2 3/8" x 8"

2 3/8"

2 3/8"

2 3/8"

Brace to pole 1 5/8" x 10"

1 lb. box stainless wood screws $15.00galv. carriage bolts $5.00galv. flat washers $0.40galv. locking washer $0.40galv. Nut $0.40galv. hex bolt $7.00

or


1 5/8" x 10"

2 5/8"

1 5/8"

1 5/8"

Fasten wire to box (optional) 40 3/8"

galv. carriage bolt $6.10galv. flat washers $1.40galv. locking washer $0.40galv. nut $0.80galv. fence staples $0.40

Predator Guard


Nails 5 6d Galvanized roofing nails (1 lb.) $4.00

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