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7. Do not rush the finish! Sand surfaces and edges smooth and remove dust before finishing with varnish, stain, or paint. Follow the manufacturer’s directions and allow the proper amount of time between coats. A good finish will reward your care and patience and will enhance the project. Gifts for Bird Lovers Who doesn’t like to see birds around the property at all times of the year? One of these projects is sure to please anyone who enjoys the entertainment of backyard wildlife. Choose the one that suits your fancy and woodworking skills.

6. Drill ″ holes in the sides for the rope handles. Cut the rope in half, tie a knot on one end of the piece and thread it from the inside of the box through one hole and back through the other. Finish off the handle by tying a knot on the second end of the rope. 7. Chisel out a ″ deep groove ¾″ wide and 16″ long on the top edge of the back of the box for the box hinge. Do the same on the underside of the back edge of the top piece (see side and top views in Figure 1). 8. Attach the box hinge to the top piece.

Insert and glue dowel perch in place. 4. Nail batten to back of birdhouse for hanging as shown in Figure 2. Attach hinges to roof and batten. 5. Hang birdhouse six to ten feet above ground in the spring and watch the birds move in. BIRDFEEDER adapted from Woodworking Projects for the Great Outdoors A birdfeeder in the yard will attract wild birds during the winter. Wild birds often find it difficult to find food during this time and will flock to a well-stocked feeder all season. Once you feed wild birds, they become dependent on you for food and you must keep the feeder full at all times.

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