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Birdhouse Tutorials & Plans
Posted By Tipnut On May 4, 2011 @ 10:35 am In Outdoors | No Comments
Whether you’re wanting something simple that’s more suited for beginner woodworkers or a project that’s a little more advanced and decorative, this collection of birdhouse tutorials has you covered. Lots of ideas in this bunch, some including free plans to download and most can be made with recycled items and scraps of wood you likely already have on hand so the cost is minimal. Have fun!
Modern : Designed as a classic mid-century modern ranch home, includes cutting diagram and how-to video.
One Board : Cutting list and plans are included. Provides suggested measurements for entrance hole and height for bluebirds, great crested flycatcher, nuthatch and redheaded woodpecker.
Bark Exterior : Pieces of slab wood with attached bark decorate the outer part of the house.
Pallet Wood : Lots of tips for decorating and embellishing along with a tutorial for making a birdhouse with repurposed wood from pallets.
Teapot : Includes plan diagram to download (jpg file), tutorial and teapot face pattern template (made with wood).
Stone : Details step-by-step how to make your own including tips for choosing materials to use.
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URLs in this post:
 Coffee Can & Wood Scraps: http://www.birdsandblooms.com/Backyard-Projects/Birdhouses/Coffee-Can-Birdhouse
 Modern: http://www.curbly.com/users/Chrisjob/posts/5046-Curbly-Video-Podcast-Build-Your-Own-Mid-Century-Modern-Birdhouse
 Simple: http://www.sunset.com/garden/backyard-projects/build-a-better-birdhouse-00400000011759/
 One Board: http://familyfun.go.com/crafts/one-board-birdhouse-708836/
 PVC Pipehouse: http://www.diynetwork.com/decorating/how-to-build-a-birdhouse-with-pvc-pipe/index.html
 Bark Exterior: http://www.homeenvy.com/db/6/76.html
 Windmill: http://www.hgtv.com/decorating/windmill-birdhouse/index.html
 Pallet Wood: http://www.backwoodshome.com/articles/brentlinger53.html
 Gourd Birdhouse Tutorial: http://thecrimsonowl.blogspot.com/2009/04/tutorial-thursday-gourd-birdhouse.html
 this tutorial: http://www.miycreations.com/making-gourd-birdhouses.html
 Teapot: http://www.runnerduck.com/teapot_birdhouse.htm
 Backyard Birdhouse: http://www.familyhandyman.com/DIY-Projects/Woodworking/Woodworking-Projects/build-a-backyard-birdhouse
 Stone: http://empressofdirt.blogspot.com/2006/05/make-stone-birdhouse.html
 Bucket Version: http://www.blueroofcabin.com/2011/03/how-to-make-bucket-into-bird-house.html
 Rustic: http://www.bhg.com/gardening/design/birdhouses-baths/create-a-rustic-birdhouse/
 How to Decoupage: http://www.hgtv.com/handmade/how-to-decoupage-birdhouses/index.html
 Mosaic: http://www.bhg.com/gardening/design/birdhouses-baths/mosaic-birdhouses/
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