The tree was hollow in the middle, which makes it perfect for a birdhouse (or some other critter).
He saved a couple of pieces about this size.
And this huge one.
He's working on chipping all the bark off. It's a lovely bird's eye maple underneath.
Hollowing out a knothole for a bird entrance.
A natural little opening at the bottom that looks like a little fairy door.
I'll keep you posted. They're gonna be great!