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Examples of resources for free birdhouse plans include Backyard Spaces, Crafty Birds and About.com. Backyard Spaces and Crafty Birds offer a variety of birdhouse plans, while About.com features a list of additional resou... More »

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Build a birdhouse for purple martins that has several compartments. The minimum size of each compartment is 6 inches square, but 7-inch by 12-inch compartments attract more birds. The opening to each apartment should be ... More »

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To build a large outdoor birdhouse, make a duplex birdhouse with two entrances, gluing and nailing two separate birdhouses together into one unit. Alternatively, buy a large calabash gourd, drill an entrance hole, remove... More »

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The amount of wood required to build a birdhouse depends entirely on the size of the birdhouse. As a rule of thumb, a birdhouse shouldn't be much smaller than 6 inches cubed, otherwise there will not be adequate space fo... More »

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Websites that offer wooden birdhouse plans include AllCrafts, Birdwatching Bliss and 50Birds. These sites all offer a variety of birdhouse plans in different styles for a range of different birds. More »

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The Missouri Department of Conservation provides free squirrel house plans and construction directions. A squirrel house builder needs scrap lumber or plywood, a saw, nails and a hinge. More »

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Constructions plans for building a birdhouse are available at BirdsandBlooms.com. The plans include a material list, cutting layout for a one-board birdhouse, and six-step instructions. PopularMechanics.com and BobVila.c... More »

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