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Print Free Woodworking Plans & Dimensions (below)


Wrens, Chickadees, Nuthatches, Titmice & Tree Swallows

Two Models: Mounted & Hanging

Pine Construction

Screw Assembly, Pre-Drilled Countersunk Pilot Holes

Hinged Roof Secured with Shutter Hook for Easy Access
Solid Brass Hardware

This nest box has deluxe features, is constructed with Pine planned to a smooth surface, and solid brass hardware

There are two versions. One model has two brass screw eyes in the roof peak for hanging (wire, chain, or rope).
Another model has a keyhole in the back panel for mounting on a tree, fence or wall, and the roof is cut flush with the back panel.

Wall Mounted Wren House

Wall Mounted Model



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Hardware (two extra screw eyes
not necessary in Wall Mounted Model).


Both versions have one roof panel hinged for easy access secured with a shutter hook, brass screw construction, pre-drilled pilot holes, ventilation openings in the floor, and a perch..

Hinged roof provides easy access for monitoring and cleaning.  Shutter hook secures roof in closed position.  Pilot holes in both primary and secondary work pieces makes for easy assembly with a screwdriver in minutes.

Mount on or suspend from a tree, post, fence or wall between four and twelve feet high with partial sun and shade (see each particular bird species page for specific habitat and mounting instructions.)

More bird species will nest in this box than are listed for the specific hole diameter and interior volume.

Remove the nest in late summer or fall after the brood rearing seasons are over. Titmice and Nuthatches may use this nest box.

See assembly instructions and complete plans below.



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Safety First

Assemble woodworking projects in a safe area on a work bench at a height between waist and chest.

Wear eye protection.  Eye injuries are the most common assembly mishap.

Keep hardware and tools away from children.and infants; store away when not in use.


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                         1.   Attach Back and Front to Floor                                                2.   Attach Right and Left Sides
                               with Screws using Phillips screw driver.                                           to Front and Back.





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  3.  Attach Stationary Roof Panel so that           4.  Attach Hinges to Roof Panel with small         7.  Attach Hinged Roof Panel
       Hinge Pilot Holes are at the Peak.                      screws and small Phillips Screw Driver.            to Stationary Roof Panel
                                                                                                                                                   using small screws and
                                                                       5.   Attach Hook to Roof Panel with Round               small Phillips Screw
                                                                             Head Screw using Slotted Screw Driver              Driver.

                                                                        6.   Turn Screw Eye into Side Panel




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   8.  Snug fit Perch into Front Panel.        9.  Turn Large Screw Eyes into           10.  Suspend Hanging Model with 4 - 6 inches
         Glue if desired (glue not included)            into Pilot Holes in Stationary               of wire, rope, or small chain (not
                                                                     Roof Peak of Hanging Model.               included) from tree limb or eave.
                                                                     (not included in Wall Mounted
                                                                      Model)                                         Wall Mounted Model:  Turn Large Screw
                                                                                                                              into wall, fence, or tree.  Leave 7/8"
                                                                                                                              between wall and screw head.  Fit
                                                                                                                              Key Hole Slot over Screw in wall.



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