Free woodworking plans and projects instructions to build birdhouses and bird house stations. Also, plans for birdhouses you can buy, accesories for birdhouses and related information.
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.
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!
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.
Although duckling production from nest boxes represents only a small percentage of that produced from natural cavities, wood duck boxes provide an excellent opportunity for anyone to become involved in wildlife management. By building, installing and maintaining nest boxes, individuals can gain insight into the interesting aspects of wood duck nesting and reproduction, while helping to boost local populations.
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