If you want to attract more birds to your yard, you should try making a variety of bird houses and bird feeders. The projects in these books will help inspire you to do just that.
Choosing a beautiful birdhouse that will transform any backyard into a popular nesting site for feathered friends is easy with this design, construction, and installation guide. With photos and drawings, this book outlines the use of Power tools and accessories, how to measure, mark, and lay out, what kinds of wood to use, adhesives and fasteners, and paints and caulking. It provides complete instruction for four projects -- the twin gable house, log cabin, wagon wheel, and Victorian manor.
Subtitled 'Complete Plans and Instructions for Bird-Friendly Nesting and Feeding Sites', this book explains how to build birdhouses and feeders along with details on customizing the designs to attract certain types of birds. Besides instructions and color plans, this book includes information about hanging, cleaning, basics on birding, and hints for dealing with predators.
Crafters, birders, gardeners, naturalists and home decorators will delight in making these birdhouses. Featuring thirteen projects suitable for the beginning crafter to the experienced woodworker, it presents readers with a variety of techniques to help them build rustic, whimsical and all-natural birdhouses.