Pallets are a great source of reclaimed wood for building. Overheard between Ivory and T.L.: T.L.: I’m making a nesting box out of that pallet I picked up in my neighbor’s garbage. Ivory: That’s cool. The following design, made from recuperated untreated pallet and fruit crate wood, gives the blue tits a des res and hopefully the impetus to help keep your fruits and vegetables pest free. I have made one with the required size hole for a birthday present and the blue tits, who eventually raised a family in it, actually enlarged the hole by pecking out the wood! This design is adaptable to other bird species and I will be posting other boxes soon.
The rustic pallet wood bird homes nicely complement antiques. Dumpster wood and pallet wood is also suitable for making shadow boxes, chicken or rabbit nesting boxes and book shelves. Getting a bird house for the little feathery fellows you can provide them a safe and cozy shelter and with pallets you can do it yourself and that too at cost free rates. This is the Pallet Pavilion by Matthias Loebermann, built as a temporary meeting place for media and athletes after the World Ski Championships in Oberstdorf, Germany. An easy to make nest box using untreated pallet wood. The pallet bird box.
Every time we gathered new pallets of scrap wood each batch had a different size and different texture to the wood. C) Cut the front and back of the bird house first. I also had one that already looked ready to add on nest boxes (one on left). My latest project a bird box for blue tits made from recycled untreated pallet wood. I got the dimensions from the RSPB web site. Sue decorated it with natural earth pigments and water based glaze.
Free Pallet Wood And Birdhouses Add Up To Big Country Dollars
The rustic pallet wood bird homes nicely complement antiques. Dumpster wood and pallet wood is also suitable for making shadow boxes, chicken or rabbit nesting boxes, book shelves and many other cool things. Making your own nest box is simple and rewarding. Firstly, select the type of box you want to make and then use our illustrations and and instructions to build your box.