DIY basic bird house plans.

Simple Bird House Plans (Free PDF)

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Simple Bird House Plans (Free PDF)

Easy-to-build project, just follow these simple bird house plans. This bird house can be completed in a couple of hours. The picture above shows a 2″ entrance hole. The size of the entrance hole will depend on the type of bird.

To assemble begin by cutting all the parts. This project can be built using reclaimed wood such as old fence boards.

Cut groves to the inside of the front wall, this will give the bird traction, and prevent it from staying stuck inside. Drill a couple of holes to the floor for drainage.


  • Step 1 – begin with the back
  • Step 2 – install sides
  • Step 3 – install bottom
  • Step 4 – install top/roof
  • Step 5 – install front with 2 deck screws. To clean the inside of the bird house simply remove the 2 screws and clean.

(Simple Bird House Plans – PDF download below)
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Bird House Plans/ Side and Front View
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Bird House Material

  • 3/4″ boards (reclaimed fence boards)
  • 1″ galvanized finishing nails
  • 1″ deck screws
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  1. George Richardson

    What a great find! Complete, easy to follow instructions with dimensions, angle cuts and more. Thank you so much, I can finally build with confidence.

  2. I’d like the Basic Bird House plans sent to me.

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