These are step by step instructions on how to build a DIY nuthatch birdhouse
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Step 2: Make Your Cuts
Cut out all shapes from the previous steps, try to make your cuts as straight as possible. The best tool to use would be a circular saw. You cut the lines and look at the blade to check your incision.
Step 3: Line up your base and your walls
Center your base and walls so that your walls are in the middle of your base. the wall should be 1 and 1 / 4in away from each edge of the base.
Step 4: Drill your pilot holes
Drill4 11 / 32in pilot hole in your base and walls 1 and 1 / 2in from end points on your walls or 2 and 3 / 4in. Then insert 1 screws into each of the four holes.
Step 5: Screw on your walls
Screw your walls to your base with 4 1in screws.
Step 6: Drill pilot holes in the 4 corner floors
Drill 4 11 / 32in pilot holes in each corner of the floor about a 1/2 in from the corner.
Step 7: Screw on the floor
Screw on the floor using the pilot holes you used 4 1in screws.
Step 8: Connect the lid
Screw the hinges to the lid and to the wall
Step 9: Set Your Closing Method
Drill a 1/4in hole and glue a 1.5-thread damper perpendicular to the wall.
Step 10: Cut out a notch to walk around the canvas
Cut a 3 / 4in hook that goes around the spindle.
Step 11: Add weather stripping to the edge of the lid
Add 3/8 to weather stripping to each edge of the lid
Step 12: Stain and mount your birdhouse
Color your birdhouse a color of your choice and mount the birdhouse on a tree with a screw and mounting bracket
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