Making Birdhouses

Easy and Advanced Projects
Author: Gladstone Califf,Leon H. Baxter
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486154203
Category: Nature
Page: 80
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Easy-to-follow instructions include diagrams for everything from a one-room house for bluebirds to a forty-two-room structure for purple martins. 56 plates; 4 figures.

The Complete Book of Birdhouse Construction for Woodworkers

Author: Scott D. Campbell
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486140318
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 48
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Detailed instructions, illustrations, and tables for building 7 attractive, sturdy, and genuinely inhabitable birdhouses. Also data on bird habitats and instinct patterns. Bibliography. 3 tables. 63 illustrations in 15 figures.

Easy-to-make Bird Feeders for Woodworkers

Author: Scott D. Campbell
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486258475
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 110
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Detailed, simple-to-use guide offers common sense coverage of the basics of construction, materials, tools, plus selecting the right type of feeder, how to attract the species you want, how to hang and support your feeder, and much more. Text and illustrations for 12 classic and contemporary designs.

Easy-to-Build Birdhouses

Author: Charles Self
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486139875
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 112
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Illustrated with more than 175 photos, 12 elegant but uncomplicated projects come with diagrams as well as everything you need to know about construction, from dimensions to tools.

Audubon Birdhouse Book

Building, Placing, and Maintaining Great Homes for Great Birds
Author: Margaret A. Barker,Elissa Wolfson,Stephen W. Kress
Publisher: Voyageur Press
ISBN: 1627880836
Category: Nature
Page: 160
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DIVA visit to almost any home or garden center presents birders with numerous cute and colorful contraptions that are sold as bird homes. But the fact is, many of these products provide anything but a safe refuge for your feathered friends./divDIV /divDIVProduced in association with the National Audubon Society, Audubon Birdhouse Book explains how to build and place functional DIY bird homes that are safe and appropriate for more than 20 classic North American species, from wrens to raptors. Each of the easy-to-build boxes and shelves within is accompanied by cut lists, specially created line diagrams, and step-by-step photography, making the projects accessible to those with even the most rudimentary woodworking skills. In addition, this practical and beautifully presented guide is packed with color photography and information about the bird species covered—including titmice, chickadees, nuthatches, phoebes, swallows, waterfowl, and even kestrels and owls—to help the reader properly place and maintain the homes to attract birds. And because these projects are the product of years of experience and field-testing, you can be sure you’re getting the best advice regarding proper design, safe construction materials, and correct home placement to mitigate exposure to elements, pests, and predators. Finally, beyond the birdhouses, you’ll find out how you can contribute to the larger birding community and even enhance your birding experience with the aid of new technologies./div

The New Birdhouse Book

Inspiration and Instruction for Building 30 Birdhouses
Author: Leslie Garisto
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781840924466
Category: Birdhouses
Page: 189
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A birdhouse can be as simple as a recycled detergent bottle, or as elaborate as a miniature Bavarian castle. It might be constructed as bent twigs, old barn wood, or whitewashed cedar. Whatever form it takes, the birdhouse will always remain a symbol of the beneficence of nature and the extraordinary beauty of birds. The New Birdhouse Book is a history as well as a celebration of avian housing that will inspire and guide you as you create your own birdhouse. It includes detailed plans for a wide range of designs from a simple nest box to an elegant plantation house. It features a comprehensive section on birdhouse basics and is packed with practical pointers that will guide the reader in matching the right birdhouse with the right species, as well as advice in stocking feeders and maintaining houses year-round. It also provides suggestions for using birdhouses as design accents in the garden or home and advice on what to look for, where to shop, and how much to pay for authentic birdhouses. This fascinating book, with its charming and inspirational photos, provides endless ideas and a range of plans detailing housing solutions for our feathered friends.

Easy Carpentry Projects for Children

Author: Jerome E. Leavitt
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 048631944X
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 96
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Teaches boys and girls ages 8 and up basic carpentry skills through easy-to-make projects: bird feeder, sailboat, tie rack, flower box, and 11 more. Over 100 black-and-white illustrations.

The Big Book of Weekend Woodworking

150 Easy Projects
Author: John A. Nelson,Joyce C. Nelson
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
ISBN: 9781579906009
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 447
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Every woodworker will want to own this colorful, information-packed, mammoth resource for weekend crafting. It's filled with 150 classic projects, and features an introductory section that walks readers through the various planning stages. It's all covered: selecting the right wood, working with patterns, gluing, and finishing. Novices can effortlessly make simple mirrors, shelves, clocks, and jewelry boxes, while those with slightly more advanced skills can try the small cupboard, blanket chest, or side table. For outdoors, there are whimsical weathervanes, whirligigs, plants stands, and trellises. Some of the sweetest items are just for kids, such as animal pull toys, wheeled cars, puzzles, a winged rocking chair, and vintage-style doll accessories. Every project include finishes or surface decoration options, plus drawings and patterns.


A Step-By-Step Guide to Building Attractive Homes for Your Feathered Friends
Author: John Kelsey
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
ISBN: 9781856486491
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 144
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Projects: Basic birdhouse -- Roof birdhouse -- Bluebird house -- Cube house -- Robin shelf -- Cat proof bird box -- Big house -- Peterson bluebird house -- Nuthatch chalet -- Box birdhouse -- Plug birdhouse -- Hexagon feeder -- Twin gable bird box -- Tall martin house -- Modern birdhouse -- Martin apartments.

Easy Birdhouses & Feeders

Simple Projects to Attract & Retain the Birds You Want
Author: Michael Berger
Publisher: Cool Springs Press
ISBN: 1610589866
Category: Nature
Page: 160
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DIVDiscover tested, reliable (and easy) plans for building houses and feeders that attract the most popular backyard birds in North America./divDIV/divDIVDIY birdhouses and feeders are inexpensive and relatively easy to make, even if you don’t own a shop’s worth of tools or you have very limited carpentry experience. With a few materials and some entry-level skills, you can build cozy homes and an inviting backyard snack bar for all of your favorite feathered friends. In Birdwatcher’s Digest Easy Birdhouses & Feeders, 30 original birdhouse and birdfeeder plans are covered by longtime expert Michael Berger, whose trusty mix of birding and handyman knowledge is backed by the reputation of Birdwatcher’s Digest magazine. The book includes 16 plans for birdhouses and 14 for feeders and birdbaths. All plans feature friendly, complete illustrations and cutting lists, along with assembly instructions and helpful tips and photos. Recommendations for siting and hanging strategies are included, too./divDIV/divDIVSpecies Covered:/divDIV/divDIVAmerican Kestrel/divDIVAmerican Robin/divDIVBarred Owl/divDIVBluebird/divDIVChickadee/divDIVFlicker/divDIVFlycatcher/divDIVHouse Wren/divDIVNuthatch/divDIVPurple Martin/divDIVScreech Owl/divDIVTitmouse/divDIVWood Duck/divDIVWoodpecker/div

Birdhouses & Feeders You Can Make

Complete Plans and Instructions for Bird-friendly Nesting and Feeding Sites
Author: Paul Gerhards
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780811726795
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 87
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Offers plans and instructions to building a variety of birdhouses and feeders

The Book of Wood Carving

Author: Charles Marshall Sayers
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486141071
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 118
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In clear, straightforward language, Sayers carefully guides the reader through the fundamentals—what tools and materials to use and how to use them. Still the finest book for the beginning student in wood sculpture.

Handmade Birdhouses and Feeders

35 projects to attract birds into your garden
Author: Michele McKee Orsini
Publisher: CICO Books
ISBN: 9781782494508
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 144
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Build and craft a beautiful birdhouse or feeder to decorate your backyard, and attract a few feathered friends. Handmade Birdhouses and Feeders will teach you everything you need to know to create a safe haven for your feathery friends, with 35 different designs to choose from, and useful tips on how to make your handiwork as bird-friendly as possible. Michele McKee-Orsini will take you through basic woodworking skills and show you how to decorate your birdhouses using a range of techniques and materials. Split into five chapters entitled: “Rustic Birdhouses†, “Modern Birdhouses†, “Upcycled Birdhouses†, “Novelty Birdhouses†and “Bird Feeders†, Handmade Birdhouses and Feeders has something stylish and practical to suit any backyard or outside space. Complete with easy to follow step-by-step instructions, clear artworks, and stunning photography, Handmade Birdhouses and Feeders will have you woodworking and crafting in no time!

Pigeons, Doves and Dovecotes

Author: M. D. L. Roberts,V. E. Gale
Publisher: Gold Cockerel Books
ISBN: 9780947870317
Category: Columbidae
Page: 84
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This guide covers keeping pigeons in polecotes, wallcotes and aviaries beginner's breeds, types of housing, pigeons and gardens, how to set up a breeding colony, breeding and management, pigeon predators and health. There are chapters on the origin and history of the domestic pigeon.

Building Small Projects

Author: N.A
Publisher: Taunton Press
ISBN: 9781561587308
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 154
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Building Small Projects offers ways to build skills by completing useful items. From the editors of Fine Woodworking-the dream team of woodworking professionals-this is the ultimate visual reference for woodworkers of every skill level.

Wood Pallet Projects

Cool and Easy-to-Make Projects for the Home and Garden
Author: Chris Gleason
Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing
ISBN: 1607650894
Category: House & Home
Page: 250
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Wood Pallet Projects shows how anyone can upcycle salvaged pallet wood to create truly one-of-a-kind furniture and accessories. Maverick craftsman Chris Gleason combines sound woodworking techniques with a hip designer's sensibility to unleash the limitless possibilities of the common skid. Inside you'll find inspired projects for rescuing and repurposing pallets. Some of his pieces celebrate the rough, edgy character of the material, while others are crafted as fine furniture. He shows how to construct both indoor and outdoor furniture in a variety of styles, along with other useful items such as a birdhouse, a toolbox, and even a ukulele. .

The Ultimate Birdhouse Book

40 Functional, Fantastic & Fanciful Homes to Make for Our Feathered Friends
Author: Deborah Morgenthal
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company Incorporated
ISBN: 9780806999340
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 128
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Provides instruction for making forty nesting boxes utilizing gourds, moss, tree branches, bark, and other materials

Wild and Wacky Birdhouses and Feeders

Author: Paul Meisel
Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing Company Incorporated
ISBN: 9781565236790
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 151
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In this book, crafters will find colorful and creative projects meant to bring out the fun in building birdhouses. Complete with detailed patterns for each house and feeder, this book ensures that woodworkers of all levels will be able to create a backyard masterpiece.