When I make a birdhouse for a woodpecker, why do the wrens come and occupy it? Why do some birds want apartments and some are content living on the ledge of my homes gutters. These are questions that used to trouble this old bird house builder that is until I started making birdhouses for the [...]Full Story »
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Here is a church birdhouse that I made for my sister a couple years ago. I used plywood and the same copper flashing that I used on the temple birdhouse. The shingle pattern was engraved using a nail and was quite tedious. She was very happy with the results. The bottom is removable for easy [...]Full Story »
I started the birdhouse’s roof with a piece of 1 by 10 that I had laying around. I cut the base so it extends out over the birdhouse box a little on all sides. Then I cut the birdhouse’s roof trusses. The first one was made by just using playing with some scrap wood and [...]Full Story »
I got the wood strips and wood diamonds that I made and painted earlier. Measure the angle from the sides of the birdhouse box. Then I transferred the angle of the side of the birdhouse to the wood strip. I cut the angle on my band saw and repeated the same steps for the other [...]Full Story »
To cut the birdhouse predator guard I drilled a hole halfway trough a piece of scrap cedar wood. The size of the hole depends on the type of bird I am trying to attract to the birdhouse. The US Fish & Wildlife Service has a “Homes for Birds” guide that has the correct birdhouse dimensions on their website [...]Full Story »
Welcome to 99Birdhouses.com this is our very first post. My name is Marcus and I love to build different types of birdhouses. Woodworking reduces my stress after a long hard day at work. I’m an IT guy by trade but find that I enjoy woodworking much more. 99Birdhouses will be a collection of my birdhouses and how [...]Full Story »