Making Rustic Birdhouses From Salvaged Wood, Reclaimed Lumber And Previous Pallets

This rustic birdhouse was comprised of an previous pallet and different items of salvaged wooden. The ends and backside items of the birdhouse were lower from a cedar corner board eliminated throughout a remodeling job, and I salvaged the milled aspect items from the railings of a cedar play set. A number of slats from an previous pallet provided the roof pieces and door trim, and the steel stars tacked to each of the ends are re-purposed Christmas ornaments.

Good job. Only some questions/comments: (1) Instead of 1×6 boards for the purlins, I’d have used 2x4s. Cause: I’ve discovered that 1x boards break up fairly simply. (2) In your corrugated iron panels, did you put the screws into the peaks or into the valleys? (3) Did you utilize galvanized fasteners (screws and nails)? If not, you will see some rust ultimately. (four) I might use treated lumber for all the … Read more