Making Birdhouses: Easy and Advanced Projects (Dover Woodworking)

April 8, 2021
Making Birdhouses: Easy and Advanced Projects (Dover Woodworking)

This practical guide for building birdhouses contains plans formore than fifty attractive and useful structures — from a one-roomhouse for bluebirds to a forty-two-room structure for purplemartins. In addition to instructions and diagrams for constructinghouses for such avian varieties as robins, wrens and chickadees,the easy-to-follow text also provides suggestions for feedingdevices, bird house materials, methods of finishing exteriors, andwinter care for birds.An authoritative, how-to book that will appeal to beginning andveteran woodcrafters alike, Making Birdhouses also features asupplement with easy projects for novices—among them simplestructures for woodpeckers, a box for robins, and an "A-frame" fornuthatches. Plans for houses made from such common objects asgourds, a flower pot, tin cans, and an old lantern are alsoincluded.Detailed instructions and diagrams assure successful completionof projects that will satisfy builders as well as their featheredfriends.