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Rustic Birdhouses and Feeders: Unique Thatched-Roof Projects Designed to Audubon Specifications

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Bring a Bit of Old-World Charm into Your Yard!

North America's Master Thatcher, Colin McGhee, shows you how to make charming and functional birdhouses and feeders using simplified thatch-roof techniques, basic woodworking skills, and decorative painting touches.

Explore the fascinating history and techniques of thatch and create beautiful thatched-roof feeders and birdhouses designed to fit the specific needs and preferences of some of your favorite backyard birds.

* Learn which reeds and grasses in your area are perfect for thatching

* Create thatched houses for bluebirds, chickadees, wrens, owls, and even bats and butterflies

* Build a thatched bird feeder for all your backyard birds

* Cover store-bought feeders with thatch to make them something special

Synopsis:

Includes advice on designing, selecting natural materials, assembling, and detailing functional and fun feeders and housing for bluebirds, chickadees, wrens, and more.

About the Author

Colin McGhee started thatching at the age of 16 in Essex, England. At the age of 25, he became the youngest thatcher ever to win the Master Thatcher's Cup. He then moved to the United States, where he has thatched roofs for the Jamestown Settlement, the Bronx Zoo, and numerous individuals. He has written the Storey title Rustic Birdhouses and Feeders. He now lives in Virginia.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Thatching: Not Just for the Birds

Chapter 2: Getting Started: Materials, Equipment and Techniques

Chapter 3: Learning to Thatch

Chapter 4: Thatched Bird Feeder

Chapter 5: Chickadee Box

Chapter 6: Screech Owl House

Chapter 7: Bat Box

Chapter 8: Bluebird Box

Chapter 9: Nuthatch Celtic Cottage

Chapter10: Tudor Wren House

Chapter 11: Butterfly House

Chapter 12: Thatched Mailbox

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Product Details

ISBN:
9781580171373
Subtitle:
Unique Thatched-Roof Projects Designed to Bird-Friendly Specifications
Other:
McGhee, Colin
Author:
Breyfogle, Tracy
Author:
McGhee, Colin
Publisher:
Storey Publishing, LLC
Location:
Pownal, VT :
Subject:
Construction & Construction Trades
Subject:
Woodwork
Subject:
Design and construction
Subject:
Birdhouses
Subject:
Bird feeders
Subject:
Construction - General
Subject:
Woodwork - General
Subject:
Technology-Construction - General
Subject:
Birdhouses -- Design and construction.
Subject:
Bird feeders -- Design and construction.
Subject:
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Construction / General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series Volume:
106-432
Publication Date:
20000415
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
7 x 10
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
10.02x7.10x.31 in. .83 lbs.

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