Archive for the ‘Birds’ Category

Build A Bluebird House

March 15, 2012 1 comment

finished bluebird house and barnBuilding a bluebird house is not difficult and you can use scrap lumber which makes it an inexpensive project as well. I have built these blue bird houses for many years and this style seems to work the best. You will need a few basic materials and tools to get underway.

3/4″ thick pine boards
Wood Glue
Nails – 1 1/4″
Screws – 1 1/2″ and 3″
Hammer, miter saw, drill
Sandpaper,  paint and paint brush

Once you have everything gathered up you’re ready to begin this fun and rewarding project. Read more…

Blue Bird Houses – Spring Cleaning

March 11, 2012 1 comment

Bluebird House

It’s close to spring so time to make sure the blue bird houses are ready for our returning birds.

I have lots of bird houses around the place and have had good luck with this style house for the bluebirds – I also have a red one that they seem to like more for some reason.

If you look at the bottom you will see the trap door where I clean the house out.  Clean houses are more attractive to the bluebirds searching for nesting areas.  Read more…