Trendy Cedar Fence Picket Birdhouse Package


Wish to share your love of DIY along with your kiddos?  Constructing a birdhouse is a good starter venture.

Here is how one can construct a contemporary cedar birdhouse for simply $1 utilizing half of a cedar fence picket.

DIY Birdhouse Package Directions Free Printable

Here is a free printable for constructing this birdhouse with directions.

Picture Steps of Constructing this Trendy Birdhouse

This plan is designed for a 5 1/2″ vast x 1/2″ thick fence picket, about $2 every.  

Different supplies like a 1×6 may very well be used, however as a result of the wooden is thicker, it could alter your end result barely.  Regulate accordingly in the event you use completely different supplies.

Use a miter noticed or round noticed to chop the cedar fence picket as famous within the lower listing under.  Discover I trimmed the tough finish off and there is additionally sufficient leftover for a second birdhouse.

Then I simply nailed the entrance to the perimeters.  If you’re having kiddos do the meeting, think about predrilling holes and having them connect with pound in nails or screws.  Additionally really helpful is wooden glue designed for shiny wooden and exterior functions.

Subsequent, it is time to add the highest and backside – the again aspect remains to be open.  Discover the again is slightly larger – that is simply so as to add that “mod” really feel to it and offer you a spot to hold on a tree.

Now we’ll put the again on ….

Simply line up the underside and outdoors edges with the ground and roof …

Drill a gap to hold the home on a tree

After which add a entrance door with a bigger bit

The again can be utilized to hold on a tree.

Since that is cedar, no end is required.  The birds will admire that!