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Easy to build basic birdhouse projects

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Building a basic birdhouse doesn’t have to be complicated. There are many easy ways to build a birdhouse for your garden or make one easy enough for the kids to help out creating.

A basic birdhouse project for a beginner is inexpensive to make and should only take a few hours of your time.

Gather up a few tools, cedar board, screws and nails and begin by reading and download the free basic birdhouse project from Lowes. Once you have made the easy birdhouse project than you can paint or decorate it however you like.

Scroll down toward the end of this page to view more birdhouse project ideas and photos.

Another easy to make birdhouse project is the birdhouse with a succulent planter. This birdhouse is made with drought –tolerant plants that the birds can move into after you attach it to a tree.

The Tall Birdhouse Trio is a little more advanced but you can make 3 different size birdhouses from 4 feet and larger and paint them in a variety of colors.

If you are looking for a birdhouse not made from wood try out the mailbox birdhouse. It’s made by using a plastic mailbox, drilling a hole and painting the mailbox in colors that will match your house or yard area.

A One-Board Birdhouse is another project that is easy to create using one board, a few tools and supplies and some exterior paint.

The Cinder Block Birdhouse provides an inexpensive way to use old cinder blocks and some wood to put together a rugged looking birdhouse. Although the design is appealing you may want to mount it to a stand because it’s too heavy to hang from a tree.

There are several more build-it-yourself birdhouse ideas and free projects that you can easily make using wood and other materials available to view online or download and print one of the projects and supply lists for your next trip to the hardware store.

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Birdhouse with planter
Birdhouse with planter Lowe's

Birdhouse with planter

Easy to make birdhouse project is the birdhouse with a succulent planter.  This birdhouse is made with drought –tolerant plants that the birds can move into after you attach it to a tree. 

Birdhouse Trio
Birdhouse Trio Lowe's

Birdhouse Trio

The Tall Birdhouse Trio is a little more advanced but you can make 3 different size birdhouses from 4 feet and larger and paint them in a variety of colors.

Birdhouse Gord
Birdhouse Gord Lowe's

Birdhouse Gord

Using a Gord to make a birdhouse is an easy way to create a unique birdhouse without using any wood and you can paint it in your own style! A dried out Gord can be spray painted, drawn on and many other ideas are available to create your birdhouse.

Cuckoo Clock Birdhosue
Cuckoo Clock Birdhosue Lowe's

Cuckoo Clock Birdhosue

This Cuckoo Clock Birdhouse is a fun design and project to make and of course you can always paint it or leave it natural to watch the birds in their one-of-a-kind birdhouse.

One-board Birdhouse
One-board Birdhouse Lowe's

One-board Birdhouse

A One-Board Birdhouse is another project that is easy to create using one board, a few tools and supplies and some exterior paint.  This is a beginner woodworking project.

Cinder Block Birdhouse
Cinder Block Birdhouse Lowe's

Cinder Block Birdhouse

The Cinder Block Birdhouse provides an inexpensive way to use old cinder blocks and some wood to put together a rugged looking birdhouse.  Although the design is appealing you may want to mount it to a stand because it’s too heavy to hang from a tree.

Mailbox Birdhouse
Mailbox Birdhouse Lowe's

Mailbox Birdhouse

If you are looking for a birdhouse not made from wood try out the mailbox birdhouse. It’s made by using a plastic mailbox, drilling a hole and painting the mailbox in colors that will match your house or yard area.

Build-it-yourself Birdhouses
Build-it-yourself Birdhouses Lowe's

Build-it-yourself Birdhouses

There are several more build-it-yourself birdhouse ideas and free projects that you can easily make using wood and other materials available to view online or download and print one of the projects and supply lists for your next trip to the hardware store.   

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