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To make a bird house, cut the pieces, make the roof, and glue the pieces together. You need bar clamps, waterproof wood glue, a 1-inch hole saw, an 8-foot 1-by-8-inch cedar board, 1 1/4-inch galvanized screws, 1/2-inch galvanized pipe, 1/2-inch galvanized flange and a s...


The exterior of a house should only need repainting every 15 years as long as quality materials were used for the original paint job and that the preparation and application were done properly.


To paint house siding, clean the exterior, scrape off existing paint, fill in any gaps and paint on a coat of primer. After the primer is dry, add a top coat of paint.


Choosing a paint color for the outside of a house largely depends on personal preference, overall budget and color availability at local paint stores. It's important to choose paint made specifically for exterior surfaces, as that type of paint is made to withstand clim...


To spray paint a house, inspect the exterior for any damage, clean the outside surfaces, make any necessary repairs, and mask off all areas that are not being painted, and then apply the pain. If you are painting wood, follow up the spraying with a roller to create a se...


The White House was first made white because a lime-based whitewash was used in 1798 when its walls were completed. The whitewash helped to protect the porous stone of the White House from freezing.


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 for a bird inside.