Build your Own Birdhouses
From Simple, Natural Designs to Spectacular, Customized Houses and FeedersBook - 1997
A practical collection of 25 bird feeders and birdhouses anyone with basic woodworking skills can build. Included are plans, drawings and instructions as well as essential background on birds' needs and behavior.
Local songbird populations are rapidly declining, and food, shelter and safe nesting areas are urgently needed. This remarkable book is packed with great ideas plus all the woodworking drawings and howto information needed for hobbyists and birders who want to build attractive birdhouses, feeders and nesting boxes that will attract birds.
Build Your Own Birdhouses and Feeders features a wide range of designs suitable for all skill levels and space limitations, from a very easy box feeder for a small balcony to the challenge of a magnificent bird mansion for a large garden. The 25 projects appeal to a variety of tastes, ranging from a traditional Victorian townhouse, to a tonguein-cheek Wild West saloon, to a medieval tournament tent.
Each project includes:
- Detailed designs with acolor photo of the finished item
- Easy-to-follow instructions and step-by-step illustrations
- Enlarged and technical diagrams in color
- List of recommended materials
- Advice on choosing a location for best results.