Birdhouse Construction (Book)
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Birdhouse Construction (Book)

$3.95
Item #: DV44075


Product Description


  • Page Count: 48
  • Dimensions: 5-1/4" x 8-1/2"
  • ISBN: 0-486-24407-5

Expert and inexpensive guide to building 7 wooden birdhouses includes detailed coverage of wood selection, hanging and supporting birdhouses, inspection and cleaning, proper placement, attracting specific species, construction of pest guards, and more. Step-by-step instructions, clear diagrams. Only simple hand tools are needed! 63 illustrations.

Table of Contents:

  • Introduction
  • I. Construction Basics
    • Construction Materials
    • Tools of the Trade
    • Designing the Roof
    • Cleanouts
    • Drainage and Ventilation
    • Entrance Holes
    • The Interior
    • Construction Tips and Techniques
  • II. The Proper Bird and Birdhouse-The Housing Charts
  • III. Detailed Design Suggestions
    • House Finch
    • Great Crested Flycatcher
    • Purple Martin
    • Phoebe
    • Downy Woodpecker
    • Wood Duck
    • Bluebird
  • IV. Final Placement of the Birdhouse
    • The Easiest Birds to Attract
    • General Site-Selection Suggestions
    • Methods of Hanging and Supporting Houses
    • Inspection
    • Pest Guards
    • When to Place
    • A Final Word
  • Bibliography


 

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