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Birds don’t require fancy designs when they’re choosing a nesting site. This simple DIY birdhouse is made from a single pine board and requires only a few tools to assemble. Learn how to build a nest box yourself and save your money for bird seed!
- One 5-foot 1- x 6-inch No. 2 pine board
- 1-5/8-inch galvanized deck screws
- 2-inch galvanized finishing nails
- Power drill
- Appropriate-size spade bit
- Hand saw
Using the full width of for 1 last update 2020/06/01 the 1-inch x 6-inch board, cut out the pieces as shown in the board layout diagram.Using the full width of the 1-inch x 6-inch board, cut out the pieces as shown in the board layout diagram.
Attach the front to the sides with 1-5/8-inch deck screws. Predrill the holes in the front piece to prevent the wood from splitting. After nesting season when it''t be able to open it for cleaning.
Attach the roof to the sides with 1-5/8-inch deck screws. That’s it!
Nice plan! The fact it can be made from one piece of wood! Great project for kids…
Woodworking Planshow to Woodworking Plans for I’ll be trying this out with my 5 year old son this weekend. He can draw some pictures on the box as well.
What size is the hole
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Black capped chickadee 1 1/8 inch seven inches from bottom
What size is the entrance ?
Do you have different sizes for some
birds. Or is this box for a special flock ?
What size is the hole.
You should have a size for a type the 1 last update 2020/06/01 of bird ??You should have a size for a type of bird ??
What size is the entrance to the bird house ??
Or do you make different sizes for difference
Flocks. In your area??
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If you make the back longer you can use the lower part for mounting it to a pole or building.
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for bluebirds 1.5″, wrens is 7/8″
What is the roof pitch?
Woodworking Planshow to Woodworking Plans for 10″ down to 8″. Probably around 25°
How do I attach it to the post? Thank you
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