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Bluebird House Plans – Free PDF Download

Bluebird house plans, plans include a free PDF download, material list, drawings, and instructions.

Bluebird House Plans – Overview



Bluebird House Plans – Material List

A – 1 – 1×6 – 4″x4″

B – 2 – 1×6 – 4″x10 3/4″ (22.5-degree angle cut on top end)

C – 1 – 1×6 – 13 1/2″ – (22.5-degree bevel cut on top edge)

D – 1 – 1×6 – 9 1/2″ – (22.5-degree bevel cut on top edge)

E – 1 – 1×8 – 7 1/2″

F – 1 1×6 – 3″x3″

2″ galvanized finishing nails

1″ deck screw


Bluebird house plans material list.

Bluebird house plans exploded view.

Bluebird house plans - floor.

Cut one 1×6 to 4″x4″ for the floor (A). Drill 1/4 holes and cut the corners for drainage.


Bluebird house plans - sides.

Cut two 1×6’s to 4″x10 3/4″ long for the sides (B). Cut a 22.5-degree angle cut on top end.


Bluebird house plans - back.


Cut a 1×6 to 13 1/2″ long for the back (C). Cut a 22.5-degree bevel cut on the top edge.

Bluebird house plans - front.

Cut a 1×6 to 9 1/2″ long for the front (D). Cut a 22.5-degree bevel cut to the top edge. Use a 1 1/2″ spade bit to drill the entrance hole as shown on illustration above.

Bluebird house plans - e - roof

Cut a 1×8 to 7 1/2″ long for the roof (E).

Bluebird house plans - entrance.

Cut a 1×6 to 3″x3″ for the entrance block (F). Drill a 1 1/2″ entrance hole to the center.

Bluebird House Plans – Assembly

  1. Cut out all the birdhouse parts as shown on illustrations above.
  2. Pre-drill holes and attach one of the sides (B) to the floor using 2″ finishing nails.
  3. Pre-drill holes and attach the front (D) to the floor (A) and side (B). The bottom of the front (D) will be flush with the floor (A). The top of the front (D) will stick out 1/2″ from the sides B). This gap will allow for the side wall (B) to swing open to clean out the birdhouse as well as ventilation.
  4. Pre-drill holes and attach the back (C) to the floor (A) and side (B) using 2″ finishing nails. The back (C) will stick up 1/2″ beyond the side (B). Make sure the roof (E) lays flat on top of front (D) and back (C) make adjustment if necessary.
  5. Pre-drill holes and attach the roof (E) to front (D), back (C), and side (B) using 2″ finishing nails. The roof (E) will be flush with the back (C), the front (D) and sides (B) will have an overhang.
  6. Pre-drill holes and attach the second side (B) using two finishing nails and allowing the side to open and close. Nail through the top of the front (D) and back (C) and into the side (B). pre-drill a hole and screw a 1″ deck screw through the front (D) and into the side (B) to keep the side door closed and secure.
  7. Pre-drill holes and attach the entrance block (F) using 1″ deck screws.
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Bluebird House Entrance Hole

Bluebird Eastern
1 1/2″ – 1 9/16″
Bluebird Mountain
1 9/16″
Bluebird Western
1 9/16″

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  1. I like the plans, but I have not ordered one in PDF. The reason I have not ordered is that you want too much information. It seems to me that an email address is all you need to know if you are going to send a free PDF file.

  2. I have requested the free plans for the 8×4 shed on Aug 2nd and still have not received them? How long does it usually take to get them in the mail??

  3. Alvaro F. Sánchez

    Excuse me. I dont write in English.
    Atentamente, sugiero plantear estilos de casitas para los pájaros, con estilos más rústicos.
    Quizás, con el estilo, se pueda atraer más aves a anidar allí y usarlas.
    Saludos cordiales.

    • Voy a tratar de ayudarte Alvaro poniendolo de otra manera…
      In MHO the designs of birds’ houses could be more rustic in order to attract more birds to nest there and use them.
      Best regards.

      Martín Prous

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