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.
Marilyn got the idea for this at a you-paint ceramics store that had a ceramic purse/vase. I did the design and all the building and she did all the hard work of making it a piece of art. We think you will like this little project.
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.
This article describes how to create a bluebird house kit that is easy to produce and costs very little. You can use the kits as a youth project, or you can assemble them yourself and put them around your property if you are interested in attracting bluebirds.
This is another very simple project when pre-cut pieces are used. All parts are cut from 3/4 inches pine planking scraps. The bottom is held in place with two 1-1/2 long counter-sink screws. Use the diagrams to cut out all pieces to the specified sizes.
Roof and house sides of the wren house are made of either inch or 5/16 inches apple crate lumber. The four roof boards are cut with compound angle cuts with the miter gage set at 50 degrees and the saw blade tilted at 24 degrees. All cuts are made with one miter gage setting by flopping the piece as shown in Photo No. 2.
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.
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