25 DIY Bluebird House Plans To Build In Your Spare Time

Bluebirds always compete with other native birds when it comes to nesting. That is why it is important to know where and how to position a bluebird house.

In this guide, as you learn how to make different DIY bluebird house plans, you will learn the strategy behind positioning the bluebird house. These plans are very simple and cheap. It doesn’t require so much time and resources as well.

I’ve got 25 plans here, you should choose the one that resonates well with you, learn the strategy and start building.

1. DIY Inexpensive Bluebird House

Do you want to learn how to build an inexpensive eastern bluebird house? Let’s watch this video tutorial together. In this video, the instructor started by listing the materials and tools needed for the project. After that, he went straight into cutting and assembly. The making process is pretty much basic and easy to follow.

2. DIY Bluebird House Plan

To build a friendly relationship with birds, especially bluebirds, it is good to install bluebirds at some strategic places either in the backyard or in the bush. This video explains the benefits of building a bluebird house and how to build it.

3. How To Build A Bluebird

You need to decide the style you want for the bluebird house. In this video, there are three different styles. The instructor explains each style with detailed steps. Click this to learn more.

4. How To Build A Bluebird House

Here’s another easy-to-follow tutorial on building a bluebird house. To make this as accurate as possible, you should measure twice and cut once. The materials needed include wood, wood screws, drill, miter saw, and tape measure.

5. How To Build A Bluebird Nestbox

5. How To Build A Bluebird Nestbox

You can use any variety of wood for this bluebird house but the most efficient and functional are the low toxicity lumber such as cypress, white cedar, and weather-resistant woods. Other materials required include galvanized nails, exterior screws, caulk, galvanized metal conduit, and roofing.

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6. DIY Build Bluebird Box

6. DIY Build Bluebird Box

Plywood is not acceptable for this bluebird house but you can use any other type of wood. Here is how to cut the wood for the next;

Start by cutting the two side pieces, then the rear edges, front, bottom, and front edge.  After this drill a 1″ hole from the top and 2″ from both sides for ventilation. Make the front of the box wide and long,  cut the bottom piece, and make a vent hole at the center.

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7. DIY Bluebird House

7. DIY Bluebird House

This Bluebird house is a very simple project that can be completed within a few hours. It doesn’t require any expertise level. The materials used for this included untreated wood, nail, and paint. The tools used are tape measure, hand/ miter saw hammer, sandpaper, drill, and bar clamps.

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8. Free Bluebird House Plan

8. Free Bluebird House Plan

If you are willing to build a bluebird house where they can peacefully nest, this free bluebird house plan is the best thing you need to fulfill your desire. When choosing a bluebird house, you need to take note of some important features that can make the house effective.

The first one is the dimension of the house, entrance height, interior floor space, and total height.

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9. Simple Bluebird House Build

Bluebird houses will attract bluebirds to your house. This simple bluebird house is made from one 6ft board. The steps involved are very easy to follow and it requires less time.

10. How To Build A Bluebird House

If you are a beginner in woodwork or you are looking for a project to do with your kids, a bluebird house is a good one to start with. In this video, you will learn how to use minimal tools and time to make a simple bluebird house.

11. DIY Bluebird House Using Popsicle Sticks

Unlike other bluebird houses made from wood or board, this amazing house is made from popsicle sticks. Here are the steps you need to take to turn the popsicle sticks into a bluebird house: Gather the popsicle sticks and other materials. Cut the popsicle sticks into length and start gluing the parts together.

12. DIY Bluebird House Plan

There are simple tasks or projects you need to carry out yourself, this bluebird house is one such project. This plan is very simple. The instructor used bright colors to paint the house and it looked more attractive.

13. DIY Bluebird House

13. DIY Bluebird House

You only need 5-foot boards, 15 minutes of your time, and some tools to make this bluebird house. It is very easy to build, clean, and mount. Mark the boards and cut them to length. The first cut should be on a 15-degree angle while the rest should be a straight cut.

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14. Bluebird House DIY

14. Bluebird House DIY

To make this, you need cardboard, pencil, screws, wood, drill, drill bits, saw, ruler/ measuring tape, wood glue, stain, and stain painter. Once all the materials are ready you’re good to go. Click the link below for the steps involved in the making.

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15. Eastern Bluebird House From Hand Tools

15. Eastern Bluebird House From Hand Tools

For this bluebird house, you need to get some wood and cut them into pieces for the parts of the bluebird house. Arrange the cut part and start assembling the house. It is super easy and fast.

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16. How To Build A Bluebird House

16. How To Build A Bluebird House

You need 3 pieces of wood for this project, some screws, and glue( made from urethane or aliphatic resin). Cut the three pieces of wood into the various parts of the bluebird house.  Then, assemble the parts with screws and glue.

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17. How To Build A Bluebird House With Slot Entry

Bluebirds are attracted to heights not more than 4-6 ft. This bluebird house has a slot entry. It is very simple and cheap. Click this link to watch the process.

18. Building A Bluebird House With Miter Saw

This bluebird house is made from only a miter saw. Though other materials and tools are required, all the cutting in this project was made from a miter saw. Watch this video tutorial to learn how to assemble the bluebird house.

19. Easy Bluebird Box DIY

This simple bluebird box has five parts; the back, bottom, top, two sides, and the front. Get wood pieces and cut each part from the pieces. Assemble the parts with screws and glue. If you like, you can stain or paint the house to give it a nice look.

20. How To Install A Bluebird Nest Box

Having issues installing a bluebird nest box? This video tutorial gives a detailed guide on how to install a bluebird nest box. Check out the video tutorial above to learn more about the process of installation.

21. DIY Cedar Bluebird House

21. DIY Cedar Bluebird House

This amazing bluebird house is simplified by its plan. Once you get the plan, all you need to do is to gather the materials and tools and start building. Though miter saw and table saw are advisable for cutting, if you are new to DIY you might need to use a Japanese pull – saw.

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22. DIY Bluebird House For Garden

22. DIY Bluebird House For Garden

For this particular bluebird house plan, you need a cutting list. The cutting list comprises all the parts of the bluebird house. Once you cut everything on the list the next thing is to assemble each part.

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23. DIY Bluebird House Plans

23. DIY Bluebird House Plans

If you need a simple bluebird house plan that you can get your kids involved. This is the best project for you. Bluebirds are beautiful and are a good site to have in your backyard. It is made from lumber, miter saw, drill, framing square, and safety gloves.

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24. $5 Bluebird House

This project is almost fun and it is very simple to do. All you need to do is under 5 min it with as low as $5. Start by gathering all the materials and tools required. Get the lumber and cut it into pieces to fit the parts of the house.

25. Bluebird House Plans Without A Drill

You can make this bluebird house without using a drill. Is that even possible? Let’s watch this video and see. For the bluebird house, this plan doesn’t use a drill, it only uses a  hammer and saw.

For the vent hole, all you need to do is to make the front piece of the house to be shorter than the height so that there would be a partition between the roof and the front piece.

Conclusion

That’s a wrap! We have come to the end of this amazing article on DIY bluebird house plans, all the projects listed are beautiful, go through our list, choose your preferred bluebird house plans and start the building process. Thanks for stopping by!

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