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Making Birdhouses: Easy and Advanced Projects

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This practical guide for building birdhouses contains plans for more than fifty attractive and useful structures and#8212; from a one-room house for bluebirds to a forty-two-room structure for purple martins. In addition to instructions and diagrams for constructing houses for such avian varieties as robins, wrens and chickadees, the easy-to-follow text also provides suggestions for feeding devices, bird house materials, methods of finishing exteriors, and winter care for birds.

An authoritative, how-to book that will appeal to beginning and veteran woodcrafters alike, Making Birdhouses also features a supplement with easy projects for novicesand#8212;among them simple structures for woodpeckers, a box for robins, and an and#8220;A-frameand#8221; for nuthatches. Plans for houses made from such common objects as gourds, a flower pot, tin cans, and an old lantern are also included.

Detailed instructions and diagrams assure successful completion of projects that will satisfy builders as well as their feathered friends.

Synopsis:

Easy-to-follow instructions and diagrams for building dozens of attractive, practical birdhouses — from a one-room house for bluebirds to a forty-two-room structure for purple martins. Also contains a supplement with easy projects for novices, among them houses made from such common objects as gourds, flower pots, and tin cans. 56 plates; 4 figures.

Synopsis:

This inexpensive guide contains plans for dozens of attractive and practical birdhouses--from four-room cottages for bluebirds to an eighteen-room structure for martins. Instructions and diagrams assure successful completion of projects that will satisfy builders as well as their feathered friends.

Table of Contents

Birdhouse Construction

Essentials of a Birdhouse

Finishing Birdhouses

Don'ts for Birdhouse Builders

Plate I--Justamere Wren House

Plate II--The Lantern Wren House

Plate III--Corner Wren House

Plate IV--Cathedral Wren House

Plate V--The Hexagon Wren House

Plate VI--The Duplex Two-Room Wren House

Plate VII--The "Clock" Two-Room Wren House

Plate VIII--Bungalow Wren House

Plate IX--Summer Home for Jenny Wren

Plate X--Observation Wren House

Wren, Bluebird and Martin Houses

Plate XI--The Round Bluebird House

Plate XII--Japanese Lantern Bluebird House

Plate XIII--Octagon--Two-Room Bluebird House

Plate XIV--The Cottage--Four-Room Bluebird House

Plate XV--English Cottage--Two-Room Bluebird House

Plate XVI--Japanese Bluebird House

Plate XVII--Observation Bluebird House

Plate XVIII--The Cabin--Four-Room Martin House

Plate XIX--The "Cote"--Twelve-Room Martin House

Plate XX--The Plaza--Eighteen-Room Martin House

Plate XXI--The Colonial--Eleven-Room Martin House

Plate XXII--The Residence--Eighteen-Room Martin House

Plate XXIII--The Mansion--Twenty-Room Martin House

Plate XXIV--The Tower--Twenty-Eight-Room Martin House

Plate XXVa--The Hawkeye--Forty-Two-Room Martin House

Ventilation

Observation Houses for Nature Students

Plate XXVb--Section Showing Arrangement for Cleaning

Natural Wood Boxes

Martin House Which Has Given Forty Years of Service

Plate XXVI--Cleaning Plans

Cleaning of Birdhouses

Drawer Plan and Hinge Plan for Cleaning

Other Cleaning Plans

Plate XXVII--Birdhouse Accessories

Breakable Pole for Birdhouses

Aeroplane Feeding Shelter

Plate XXVIII--Aeroplane Feeding Shelter

Plate XXIX--"Trolley" Feeder

Plate XXX--Odds and Ends

Trolley Feeder

Plate XXXI--Perch Designs

Plate XXXII--Birdhouse Suggestions

Plate XXXIII--Suggestions for Hanging and Placing Birdhouses

Plate XXXIV--Bluebird House

Easy Projects for Beginners

and#160; Bluebird Houses

and#160; Boxes for Robins

and#160; Box for Wrens

and#160; Double Wren House

and#160; Downy Woodpecker House

and#160; Box for Hairy Woodpeckers

and#160; Flicker House

and#160; Woodpecker House

and#160; Nuthatch House

and#160; Box for Tree Swallow

and#160; Titmouse House

and#160; Chickadee House

and#160; Houses from Common Objects

and#160; Suggested Designs for Boxes

and#160; Feeding Devices

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486441832
Subtitle:
Easy and Advanced Projects
Author:
Califf, Gladstone
Author:
Baxter, Leon H.
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Subject:
Birds & Birdwatching
Subject:
Birdhouses
Subject:
Construction - General
Subject:
Birds & Birdwatching - General
Subject:
Woodwork - General
Subject:
Birdwatching Guides
Subject:
easy to make birdhouses
Subject:
easy woodworking projects
Subject:
Dover
Subject:
Crafts/Woodworking
Subject:
Woodwork
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Woodworking
Publication Date:
20050513
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Language:
English
Illustrations:
56 plates, 4 figs.
Pages:
80
Dimensions:
6.38 x 8.75 in 0.34 lb

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"Synopsis" by ,
Easy-to-follow instructions and diagrams for building dozens of attractive, practical birdhouses — from a one-room house for bluebirds to a forty-two-room structure for purple martins. Also contains a supplement with easy projects for novices, among them houses made from such common objects as gourds, flower pots, and tin cans. 56 plates; 4 figures.

"Synopsis" by ,
This inexpensive guide contains plans for dozens of attractive and practical birdhouses--from four-room cottages for bluebirds to an eighteen-room structure for martins. Instructions and diagrams assure successful completion of projects that will satisfy builders as well as their feathered friends.

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