Easy to Build Birdhouses – A Natural Approach
MUST KNOW INFO TO ATTRACT AND KEEP THE BIRDS YOU WANT
By A.J. HAMLER - paperback 142 pages 2010
A Nature-Friendly Way to Attract and House Birds
Birdhouses are a favorite project among woodworkers. Made of inexpensive materials, they are quick to build and a pleasure for the whole neighborhood. Easy to Build Birdhouses includes 26 fun projects for woodworkers of all skill levels.
• Part 1 talks about construction basics, wood grain, doors and access, proper drainage and ventilation, interiors, materials and hardware, paint and stain, and house mounting and support methods. It also addresses birdhouse placement and how to attract birds.
• Part 2 shows how to make birdhouses using natural materials to help them blend in with their surroundings.
• Part 3 shows how to make bird feeders that help attract birds.
• Part 4 provides examples of colourful and whimsical birdhouses, like a lighthouse that is a bit more advanced.