Making birdhouses : easy and advanced projects / Gladstone Califf.
- ISBN: 9780486154206 (electronic bk.)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: Mineola, N.Y. : Dover Publications, 2005.
Rev. ed. of: Permanent bird houses. c1924.
Electronic reproduction. San Francisco Dover Publications 2012 Available via World Wide Web.
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- Inscribe DigitalThis practical guide for building birdhouses contains plans for more than fifty attractive and useful structures — from a one-room house for bluebirds to a forty-two-room structure for purple martins. In addition to instructions and diagrams for constructing houses for such avian varieties as robins, wrens and chickadees, the easy-to-follow text also provides suggestions for feeding devices, bird house materials, methods of finishing exteriors, and winter care for birds.
An authoritative, how-to book that will appeal to beginning and veteran woodcrafters alike, Making Birdhouses also features a supplement with easy projects for novices — among them simple structures for woodpeckers, a box for robins, and an “A-frame” for nuthatches. Plans for houses made from such common objects as gourds, a flower pot, tin cans, and an old lantern are also included.
Detailed instructions and diagrams assure successful completion of projects that will satisfy builders as well as their feathered friends.