DIY 2in1 bird house and feeder, plans, free PDF download.

DIY 2-in-1 Bird House and Feeder

Bird house and feeder. Bird house plans include a PDF download (link at bottom of post), cutting list, shopping list, drawings, and measurements.

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DIY 2-in-1 bird house and feeder plans, overview.

Bird House and Feeder | Material List

Shopping List

Cutting List

  • 1 – 5-1/2 in. x 12-3/4 in.
  • 1 – 5-1/2 in. x 8 in.
  • 1 – 5-1/2 in. x 7-3/8 in.
  • 2 – 5-1/2 in. x 5-1/4 in.
  • 1 – 5-1/2 in. x 6-1/2 in.
  • 1 – 4-7/8 in. x 6-1/2 in.
  • 2 – 5-1/2 in. x 9-1/4 in.
  • 1 – 5-1/2 in. x 4-1/4 in.
  • 2 – 5-1/2 in. x 12-5/8 in.
  • 1 – 5-1/2 in. x 8-3/4 in.
  • 1 – 4-7/8 in. x 8-3/4 in.
  • 2 – 1/2 in. x 4-1/8 in.
  • 1 – 1 in. x 3-1/2 in.
  • 1 – 1 in. x 2-7/8 in.
  • 1 – 5-1/2 in. x 2 in.
  • 2 – 3 in. x 2 in.

cedar fence pickets

This bird house is built using two 5/8 in. x 5-1/2 in. x 6 ft. cedar fence picket. Cut and assemble as shown on drawings below.


floor cutting details
  • 1 – 5-1/2 in. x 12-3/4 in.

left wall cutting details
  • 1 – 5-1/2 in. x 8 in.

Cut one piece to 5-1/2″ x 8″. Cut a 45-degree angle cut for the roof peak as shown on drawing above.


install side wall to floor

Install as shown on drawing using exterior wood glue and 1-1/4 in. finishing nails.


cutting details for right wall
  • 1 – 5-1/2 in. x 7-3/8 in.

Cut one piece to 5-1/2″ x 7-3/8″, Cut a 45-degree angle cut for the roof peak as shown on drawing above.


side wall installation details

Install as shown on drawing above using exterior wood glue and 1-1/4 in. finishing nails.


front and back wall.
  • 2 – 5-1/2 in. x 5-1/4 in.

Cut two pieces to 5-1/2″ x 5-1/4″, cut a 45-degree bevel cut as shown on drawing above.


bird house hole entrance cutting details.

Drill the entrance hole and the perch hole as shown on drawing above for the front.


Bird house install perch.

Install as shown on drawing using exterior wood glue and 1-1/4 in. finishing nails. Install 3/8 in. dowel.


Bird house remove screws to clean inside.

Pre-drill holes and install board to the back using 1-1/2 in deck screws. Do not glue, screws will be removed to clean out bird house.


bird house roof measurements.
  • 1 – 5-1/2 in. x 6-1/2 in.
  • 1 – 4-7/8 in. x 6-1/2 in.

Install the bird house roof boards as shown on drawing above. Use exterior wood glue and 1in. finishing nails to assemble.


Bird house sides.
  • 2 – 5-1/2 in. x 9-1/4 in.
  • 1 – 5-1/2 in. x 4-1/4 in.

Cut boards to size and assemble as shown on drawing above. Use exterior wood glue and 1-1/4 in. finishing nails to assemble.


Bird house side wall installation.

Install as shown on drawing, use exterior wood glue and 1-1/4 in. finishing nails.


Bird house front and back wall.
  • 2 – 5-1/2 in. x 12-5/8 in.

Cut two pieces to 5-1/2 in. x 12-5/8 in. Cut a 45-degree angle cut for the roof peak as shown on drawing above.


Bird house entrance hole and perch hole details.

Cut the entrance and perch holes as shown on drawing for the front.


Bird house front wall.

Install the front board using exterior wood glue and 1-1/4 in. finishing nails. Install 3/8 in. dowel.


Bird house back wall installation.

Install the back board, pre-drill and attach using 1-1/2 in. deck screws. Do not glue, remove screws to clean out the inside of the bird house.


DIY 2-in-1 bird house and feeder plans, roof installed.
  • 1 – 5-1/2 in. x 8-3/4 in.
  • 1 – 4-7/8 in. x 8-3/4 in.

Install the bird house roof boards. Use exterior wood glue and 1in. finishing nails to assemble.

Do not use glue on the back wall, pre-drill holes and screw 1-1/2 in. deck screws.

Remove roof screws and back wall screws to clean out, see drawing above.


Porch post.
  • 2 – 1/2 in. x 4-1/8 in.

Cut two pieces to 1/2 in. x 4-1/8 in. Cut a 45-degree angle cut as shown on drawing above.


DIY 2-in-1 bird house and feeder plans, porch installed.
  • 1 – 1 in. x 3-1/2 in.
  • 1 – 1 in. x 2-7/8 in.

Assemble bird house porch as shown on drawing above. Use exterior wood glue and 1-1/4 in finishing nails to install.


Bird house side picket fence.
  • 1 – 5-1/2 in. x 2 in.

Cut a piece of board to 5-1/2 in. x 2 in. Cut pickets as shown on drawing above.


Bird house front and back fence.
  • 2 – 3 in. x 2 in.

Cut two pieces of boards to 3 in. x 2 in. Cut pickets as shown on drawing above.


DIY 2-in-1 bird house and feeder plans, fence installed.

Install fence using exterior wood glue and 1-1/4 in. finishing nails.


DIY 2-in-1 bird house and feeder plans, Construct101.

Paint/stain, bird house can be hung or attached to a post.


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