Print Free Woodworking Plans
This nest box is constructed with Red Cedar. Wood stock is
rough-cut on both sides so birds can grip interior and exterior surfaces.
It has a 4" by 4" floor (inside dimensions), 9" floor to
ceiling (inside front), 1 1/4" diameter entrance hole located 7" above the
floor (to top of hole) and ventilation openings in the floor and under the
A hinged roof provides easy access for monitoring and
cleaning. Shutter hooks secure roof in closed position.
holes in both primary and secondary work pieces makes for easy assembly with a screwdriver
Mount on a tree, post, fence or wall
between four and twelve feet high with partial sun and shade. See each particular bird
species page (below) for specific habitat and mounting instructions.
Remove the nest in late summer or fall
after the brood rearing seasons are over.