By December 14, 2016

BirdHouse Part 1

BirdHouse, one with nailed roof, the other uses screws. Screws tend to pull the roof tighter, true of most woodworking construction.

Little wooden latch with screw hinges to allow side to swing out (these were made with opening on the right hand side. Also though it may be difficult to see the climb on inside to the 1 1/2″ round opening is scratched along the path to give the nestlings a means to climb out. 1 1/2″ is good for many birds. If one just wanted to cater to wrens (and keep their meaner cousins out) drill a 1 1/4″ hole:

Ah, the precision life of an apparel pattern maker, all these are identical (though they didn’t have to be):

 

Bottom is mitered all four side for both drainage and ventilation:

Does woodworking and sewing go hand-n-hand? ๐Ÿ™‚

Blue birds and Woodpeckers could (and should) use their own design:

 

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Just let me know what you’d like (type of wood, hole size, varity) – more later!

 

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