Buy this wood from a local hardware store and request these specific lengths and dimensions. Each strip is beveled on both sides. Build it on your own or make it a fun activity to do with your children. Note: After your purchase, you will receive an email containing a PDF attachment of your purchased plan, as well as instructions for logging in to download the plan and access any other associated files and videos, which will all be located on this page. Pull the edges in as far as you need to make the tin roof as tall and pointy as you want. Place the overlapped section on one side of the upright triangle on the roof. Since you are an affiliate, you can use this url to link people to this page and get credited for it: If you want to use an image thumbnail link, you can copy and paste something like this into the source code of your page: Woodsmith Plans provides hundreds of high-quality, shop-tested plans for makers of all skill levels to build projects for their home, workshop, or give as gifts. Coupon discount will be applied at checkout if valid. Nail the other side of the roof to the opposite edge of the triangle. Use a hand-held saw to remove a 3-inch circle from the center of the wood cylinder for a birdhouse door. Screw an eye hook with at least a 1-inch eye into the point of the wooden triangle. Amanda Herron is a photojournalist and writer whose credits include: "Georgia Realtor Magazine," "Jackson Parent Magazine," "Christian Guitarist and Bassist" and the Associated Press. Learn what it takes to create the perfect birdhouse and get ready to say hello to some feathered friends! The most difficult part of making a round birdhouse is fitting each angle of wood together without gapping. Put on the gloves. Aside from the shape of the round birdhouse, one of the neat things about this project are all the options that are available when building it. The plans are in Woodsmith magazine 8/00. Well believe it or not, you don’t need a lathe to build this project. Overlap the edges of the tin by pulling in toward the open wedge. When you first look at this birdhouse, you might think it’s a turning project. Be sure to double-check the plan before building. Place two strips together side-by-side so that the angles meet and the wood fits exactly together. Stand the wood cylinder up on a scrap of pine wood. This is the one you probably want if you are outside the United States. No thanks, I'm not interested in the Woodsmith Plans Affiliate Program, 8 printable (digital) pages of step-by-step instructions, More than 45 full-color photos, illustrations and exploded views, Full instruction on making the metal roofs. Building a birdhouse is a great beginner project but more details can make it a great project for a more advanced woodworker. The most difficult part of making a round birdhouse is fitting each angle of wood together without gapping. Even children can handle a simple birdhouse plan with a little adult assistance. Measure the diameter of the roof circle. Place the overlapped section on one side of the upright triangle on the roof. Pull the edges in as far as you need to make the tin roof as tall and pointy as you want. Instead, the cylinder is assembled from a number of narrow strips. A classic weekend woodworking project create the round birdhouse is fitting each angle of wood together without gapping s turning... 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