Crafts & Hobbies

The Complete Book of Birdhouse Construction for Woodworkers

Author: Scott D. Campbell

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486140318

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 48

View: 8512

Detailed instructions, illustrations, and tables for building 7 attractive, sturdy, and genuinely inhabitable birdhouses. Also data on bird habitats and instinct patterns. Bibliography. 3 tables. 63 illustrations in 15 figures.
Nature

Making Birdhouses

Easy and Advanced Projects

Author: Gladstone Califf,Leon H. Baxter

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486154203

Category: Nature

Page: 80

View: 382

Easy-to-follow instructions include diagrams for everything from a one-room house for bluebirds to a forty-two-room structure for purple martins. 56 plates; 4 figures.
Crafts & Hobbies

Easy-to-Build Birdhouses

Author: Charles Self

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486139875

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 112

View: 3605

Illustrated with more than 175 photos, 12 elegant but uncomplicated projects come with diagrams as well as everything you need to know about construction, from dimensions to tools.
Nature

Audubon Birdhouse Book

Building, Placing, and Maintaining Great Homes for Great Birds

Author: Margaret A. Barker,Elissa Wolfson,Stephen W. Kress

Publisher: Voyageur Press

ISBN: 1627880836

Category: Nature

Page: 160

View: 9534

DIVA visit to almost any home or garden center presents birders with numerous cute and colorful contraptions that are sold as bird homes. But the fact is, many of these products provide anything but a safe refuge for your feathered friends./divDIV /divDIVProduced in association with the National Audubon Society, Audubon Birdhouse Book explains how to build and place functional DIY bird homes that are safe and appropriate for more than 20 classic North American species, from wrens to raptors. Each of the easy-to-build boxes and shelves within is accompanied by cut lists, specially created line diagrams, and step-by-step photography, making the projects accessible to those with even the most rudimentary woodworking skills. In addition, this practical and beautifully presented guide is packed with color photography and information about the bird species covered—including titmice, chickadees, nuthatches, phoebes, swallows, waterfowl, and even kestrels and owls—to help the reader properly place and maintain the homes to attract birds. And because these projects are the product of years of experience and field-testing, you can be sure you’re getting the best advice regarding proper design, safe construction materials, and correct home placement to mitigate exposure to elements, pests, and predators. Finally, beyond the birdhouses, you’ll find out how you can contribute to the larger birding community and even enhance your birding experience with the aid of new technologies./div
Crafts & Hobbies

How-to Book of Birdhouses and Feeders

Author: Paul Meisel

Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing Company Incorporated

ISBN: 9781565232372

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 185

View: 4983

Bird lovers and woodworkers alike will enjoy the results from the 30 fascinating-and often humorous-projects that will help attract many popular species of birds to your home.
Birdhouses

The New Birdhouse Book

Inspiration and Instruction for Building 30 Birdhouses

Author: Leslie Garisto

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781840924466

Category: Birdhouses

Page: 189

View: 7705

A birdhouse can be as simple as a recycled detergent bottle, or as elaborate as a miniature Bavarian castle. It might be constructed as bent twigs, old barn wood, or whitewashed cedar. Whatever form it takes, the birdhouse will always remain a symbol of the beneficence of nature and the extraordinary beauty of birds. The New Birdhouse Book is a history as well as a celebration of avian housing that will inspire and guide you as you create your own birdhouse. It includes detailed plans for a wide range of designs from a simple nest box to an elegant plantation house. It features a comprehensive section on birdhouse basics and is packed with practical pointers that will guide the reader in matching the right birdhouse with the right species, as well as advice in stocking feeders and maintaining houses year-round. It also provides suggestions for using birdhouses as design accents in the garden or home and advice on what to look for, where to shop, and how much to pay for authentic birdhouses. This fascinating book, with its charming and inspirational photos, provides endless ideas and a range of plans detailing housing solutions for our feathered friends.
Crafts & Hobbies

Easy-to-make Wooden Sundials

Instructions and Plans for Five Projects, with Suggestions for Designing Your Own Pocket Sundial

Author: Milton Stoneman

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486241416

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 38

View: 8954

This guide to making wooden sundials gently leads beginning diallists into sundial lore and construction. Novice craftsmen who can wield a saw, wood-burning pen, matte knife, sandpaper and a few other simple tools can make five different kinds of sundials; plans are flexible and allow for embellishment, alteration, variety of materials. Precalculated templates can be removed from the book and carbon-paper-transferred to wood.
Juvenile Nonfiction

Easy Carpentry Projects for Children

Author: Jerome E. Leavitt

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 048631944X

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 96

View: 7503

Teaches boys and girls ages 8 and up basic carpentry skills through easy-to-make projects: bird feeder, sailboat, tie rack, flower box, and 11 more. Over 100 black-and-white illustrations.
Crafts & Hobbies

65 Birdhouses and Bird Feeders

For All Bird Lovers to Build

Author: Ronald D. Tarjany

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780967466842

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 64

View: 4297

Crafts & Hobbies

Birdhouses & Feeders You Can Make

Complete Plans and Instructions for Bird-friendly Nesting and Feeding Sites

Author: Paul Gerhards

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780811726795

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 87

View: 8561

Offers plans and instructions to building a variety of birdhouses and feeders
Architecture

A-frame

Author: Chad Randl

Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press

ISBN: 9781568984100

Category: Architecture

Page: 207

View: 9486

In a fascinating look at this architectural phenomenon, Chad Randl tells the story of the "triangle" house from prehistoric Japan to its lifestyle-changing heyday in the 1960s. Includes an appendix with a complete set of blueprints.
Crafts & Hobbies

Birdhouse Builder's Manual

Author: Charles Grodski,Roger Schroeder

Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing Company Incorporated

ISBN: 9781565231009

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 99

View: 5372

Woodworkers Chuck Grodski & Roger Schroeder share tips & techniques which are fully illustrated by drawings and inspiring full colour photographs to help you build bird-sized lodgings that range from ornate to rustic.
Bird feeders

Building Birdhouses & Feeders

Author: Edward A. Baldwin,Ortho Books

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780897212137

Category: Bird feeders

Page: 112

View: 9843

Crafts & Hobbies

Birdhouses

A Step-By-Step Guide to Building Attractive Homes for Your Feathered Friends

Author: John Kelsey

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.

ISBN: 9781856486491

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 144

View: 2505

Projects: Basic birdhouse -- Roof birdhouse -- Bluebird house -- Cube house -- Robin shelf -- Cat proof bird box -- Big house -- Peterson bluebird house -- Nuthatch chalet -- Box birdhouse -- Plug birdhouse -- Hexagon feeder -- Twin gable bird box -- Tall martin house -- Modern birdhouse -- Martin apartments.
History

A Reverence for Wood

Author: Eric Sloane

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486433943

Category: History

Page: 112

View: 6782

This book underscores the important role that wood has played in the development of American life and culture. Covering such topics as the aesthetics of wood, wooden implements, and carpentry, Sloane remarks expansively and with affection on the resourcefulness of Early Americans in their use of this precious commodity.
Gardening

The Indestructible Houseplant

200 Beautiful Plants that Everyone Can Grow

Author: Tovah Martin

Publisher: Timber Press

ISBN: 1604697059

Category: Gardening

Page: 288

View: 1305

The Indestructible Houseplant, by garden writer Tovah Martin, eliminates the guesswork by highlighting indoor plants that are tough, beautiful, reliable, and readily available. Like hoya, a low-maintenance plant whose spectacular spring and summer blossoms actually thrive on neglect. Or Ficus elastica (also known as rubber tree), whose pink and gray leaves will brighten even the most challenging windowless environment. And castiron plant, an old favorite that remains beautiful in a shady corner, even after weeks without water. In addition to plant profiles with concise information on water, light, and blooming times, this gorgeous book includes tips on care, maintenance, and ideas for combining houseplants in eye-catching indoor displays.

A Moment in Time Capsule

Author: Editors of Briday

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 1631062956

Category:

Page: N.A

View: 7936

Crafts & Hobbies

Making Japanese-style Lamps and Lanterns

Author: Edward R. Turner

Publisher: Hartley & Marks Publishers

ISBN: 9780881791983

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 126

View: 8479

Nothing is quite as beautiful as the Japanese lamp or lantern. Edward Turner gives both novice and experienced woodworkers the ability to create remarkable lighting devices including bedside, overhead, freestanding, and outdoor lamps. All designs come with detailed instructions and rich color photographs. Projects are rated, with something for every level of ability.
Nature

Easy Birdhouses & Feeders

Simple Projects to Attract & Retain the Birds You Want

Author: Michael Berger

Publisher: Cool Springs Press

ISBN: 1610589866

Category: Nature

Page: 160

View: 6863

DIVDiscover tested, reliable (and easy) plans for building houses and feeders that attract the most popular backyard birds in North America./divDIV/divDIVDIY birdhouses and feeders are inexpensive and relatively easy to make, even if you don’t own a shop’s worth of tools or you have very limited carpentry experience. With a few materials and some entry-level skills, you can build cozy homes and an inviting backyard snack bar for all of your favorite feathered friends. In Birdwatcher’s Digest Easy Birdhouses & Feeders, 30 original birdhouse and birdfeeder plans are covered by longtime expert Michael Berger, whose trusty mix of birding and handyman knowledge is backed by the reputation of Birdwatcher’s Digest magazine. The book includes 16 plans for birdhouses and 14 for feeders and birdbaths. All plans feature friendly, complete illustrations and cutting lists, along with assembly instructions and helpful tips and photos. Recommendations for siting and hanging strategies are included, too./divDIV/divDIVSpecies Covered:/divDIV/divDIVAmerican Kestrel/divDIVAmerican Robin/divDIVBarred Owl/divDIVBluebird/divDIVChickadee/divDIVFlicker/divDIVFlycatcher/divDIVHouse Wren/divDIVNuthatch/divDIVPurple Martin/divDIVScreech Owl/divDIVTitmouse/divDIVWood Duck/divDIVWoodpecker/div
House & Home

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Household Solutions

Author: Melodie Moore

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780028627069

Category: House & Home

Page: 372

View: 8071

Gathers tips on cleaning, entertaining, decorating, home repairs, eliminating pet odors, and solving health and beauty problems