This list of free woodworking plans features a collection of birdhouses for many types of birds. For any moderately skilled do-it-yourselfer to build, many are simple patterns for beginners. The woodworking information found on these sites range in quantity and quality. Please contact individual web sites if you have questions about those woodworking projects. Look for the page navigation link near the bottom of this list as there are many more pages for building free birdhouse projects.
Building a three level home for birds from wood, including: materials list, diagrams, instructions.
A birdhouse suitable for members of the woodpecker family and also for nuthatches and titmice, including chickadees.
Every woodworker needs to build a replica plane birdhouse. So cool. You will need 10 to 12 board feet of a exterior grade lumber to build this birdhouse, especially if you want it to last for a long time.
Build your own backyard birdhouse using only a few common workshop tools and a cedar fence board. Follow along at the link to see how we did it.
Sparrows often nest under the eaves of houses but many modern houses are not sparrow friendly. This bird box will help reverse the decline.
With only a few tools and some cedar, you can build this modern birdhouse.
If Mid-Century Modern is your thing or if you wish to build a birdhouse that is a little different, then this one is for you.
At the link you will find the instructions to build a wooden birdhouse for your backyard. It is so easy even a child could build it with supervision.
Here are two simple Bird House designs that you can easily build in a single weekend!
In the spring it is time to start thinking about those little birdies. They are going to be looking for a nice place to set up house and we think this one is pretty neat.
This is a link to a Google 3D SketchUp drawing for a birdhouse. You will need the SketchUp software to download this drawing and its freely available online. We do not provide support for this software. Not all drawings have the measurements displayed but you can use the measurement tool in SketchUp to easily and accurately determine the dimensions of each lumber part. Most drawings do not have instructions, its assumed you can build it based on the completed drawing provided.
Build this birdhouse with a single 1 x 4 x 6ft fence board (or other similar material), using your miter saw or circular saw.
This is a link to a Google 3D SketchUp drawing for a simple birdhouse you can build for less than $5. You will need the SketchUp software to download this drawing and its freely available online. We do not provide support for this software. Not all drawings have the measurements displayed but you can use the measurement tool in SketchUp to easily and accurately determine the dimensions of each lumber part. Most drawings do not have instructions, its assumed you can build it based on the completed drawing provided.
Follow the clear how-to photos and study the drawing and the cutting list to build our project exactly, or personalize it with the details you want: a stone chimney, some shutters or cedar shingles.
This birdhouse will take just a short time to build and your feathered friends will enjoy a cool place to land.
Plans for constructing a house for Purple Martins.
Build a whimsical birdhouse with these free instructions as well as a downloadable pattern.
This shed-roof birdhouse, sized for small birds such as wrens, chickadees, and bluebirds, incorporates bird-friendly characteristics: the deep overhang, perchless entry, openings for air circulation, and easy access to the interior for cleaning.
Martin bird houses are built on the apartment plan to satisfy the social instinct so marked in purple martins but so conspicuously lacking in most other birds.
We have been seeing these at street fairs and Saturday markets around the area and since we had an old license plate we decided to make our own. They are simple and a good way to use up an old license plate.
With just some scrap wood, and about an hour of your time, you can build a wonderful birdhouse that you can enjoy all year round. You can create your birdhouses for specific types of birds, depending on the entrance hole size, the size of the birdhouse, and how high you mount or hang your birdhouse from the ground. In just a short while, you can be bird-watching right from your window!
At the link you will find easy step-by-step instructions to build this backyard outhouse birdhouse.
This General Store birdhouse was made from a single 1 x 4 inch cedar fence board. Build one with these free woodworking plans.
Build a simple backyard birdhouse using these free woodworking plans.
Start with good, clean (no paint or stains or chemicals) real solid wood (aged exterior plywood seems to be ok), preferably old stuff that has had some use and is rough.
Build this fun license plate birdhouse using these free instructions. There is an access door on the side for easy clean out after nesting season is over.
Build a unique birdhouse and incorporate a solar light in the top. Here is how to build it...
Here is a terrific birdhouse that is as enjoyable as the aroma of the mornings first pot of coffee.
This birdhouse was built using a single 6 foot 1 x 4 inch fence board. Just follow these instructions.
Here are some easy to construct plans for bluebird nesting boxes that have been proven to work from years of field-testing.
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