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Easy to Build Birdhouses - A Natural Approach: Must Know Info to Attract and Keep the Birds You Want
     

Easy to Build Birdhouses - A Natural Approach: Must Know Info to Attract and Keep the Birds You Want

by A.J. Hamler
 

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A Nature-Friendly Way to Attract and House Birds

Birdhouses are a favorite project among woodworkers. Made of inexpensive materials, they are quick to build and a pleasure for the whole neighborhood. Easy to Build Birdhouses includes 26 fun projects for woodworkers of all skill levels.

  • Part 1 talks about construction basics, wood grain,

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A Nature-Friendly Way to Attract and House Birds

Birdhouses are a favorite project among woodworkers. Made of inexpensive materials, they are quick to build and a pleasure for the whole neighborhood. Easy to Build Birdhouses includes 26 fun projects for woodworkers of all skill levels.

  • Part 1 talks about construction basics, wood grain, doors and access, proper drainage and ventilation, interiors, materials and hardware, paint and stain, and house mounting and support methods. It also addresses birdhouse placement and how to attract birds.
  • Part 2 shows how to make birdhouses using natural materials to help them blend in with their surroundings.
  • Part 3 shows how to make bird feeders that help attract birds.
  • Part 4 provides examples of colorful and whimsical birdhouses, like a lighthouse and a Cape Cod bungalow, that are a little more advanced.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781440302206
Publisher:
F+W Media
Publication date:
07/06/2010
Pages:
144
Sales rank:
611,832
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author


AJ. Hamler is the former editor of Woodshop News and was the founding editor of Woodcraft Magazine. He recently served as Senior Editor for The Collins Complete Woodworker (HarperCollins/Smithsonian). When not in his workshop, his other interests include science fiction (writing as A.J. Austin, he's published two novels and numerous short stories), gourmet cooking and Civil War reenacting.

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