Old-fashioned paint colors help age this birdhouse, which is patterned after a vintage find.
The front and back panels are cut down the middle and braced together, purely for character's sake. A removable bottom makes the birdhouse easy to clean, purely for function's sake.
Skill level: Your skill level should include experience with table saw, jigsaw, and a drill.
Cost: About $20 for building/finishing materials.
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