How to Build Birdhouses and Feeders
Featuring 11 Step-by-step Woodworking ProjectsBook - 2001
Making birdhouses and feeders is a rewarding hobby that appeals to the bird lover and the woodworker alike. These eleven birdhouse and feeder projects will enhance any garden and provide an ideal way to entice birds closer to the home. Woodworking experts Alan and Gill Bridgewater worked with professional ornithologist Stephen Moss to produce these designs that are easy to build, attractive and functional. They also include: * information on the feeding and nesting habits of birds * advice on the proper siting of a birdhouse or feeder to best attract birds * basic woodworking techniques, tools and materials lists * a variety of designs from a natural log titmouse box to a Japanese bird bath and a folk art bird feeder Photographs, detailed assembly diagrams and step-by-step instructions make the projects accessible to anyone, from the novice to the experienced woodworker. Alan and Gill Bridgewater have gained an international reputation as producers of woodworking books on diverse subjects. They have written more than 40 highly successful books to date, including Building Shelves in a Weekend and Making Wooden Mechanical Models. Stephen Moss has been a birdwatcher all his life. A journalist and broadcaster, he has written several books and contributes regularly to Birdwatch magazine.
Publisher: Cincinnati, OH : Popular Woodworking Books, 2001
Characteristics: 79 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 28 cm
Alternative Title: Birdhouses and feeders