Ken Wingard is making birdhouses for Purple Martins.


  • Plywood
  • 2 x 4 wood
  • 1 x 4 wood
  • Nails
  • Plants
DIY Birdhouses - Home & Family


1. Cut wood to size of your birdhouse (see website for cut list)

2. Use nail gun to attach pieces of wood to the sides of some plywood, to create a base for the house to sit on.

3. Add 2 - 2x4 pieces of wood to the base box then sit house on top to elevate it slightly.

4. Box in roof using right angle cut pieces of redwood with nail gun. Then add the roof ledge.

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