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

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

by Colin McGhee, Tracy Breyfogle
 

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

Overview


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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781580171373
Publisher:
Storey Books
Publication date:
04/15/2000
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
7.06(w) x 9.98(h) x 0.30(d)

Meet 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.

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