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How to Make a Super Simple Birdhouse



With this easy tutorial from Bernadette Fox, you can learn How to Make a Super Simple Birdhouse using a dried gourd.  This project is great for gift giving and perfect for those who are new to gourd crafts.  Rejoice in the beauty of nature with this fun birdhouse project.

super simple bird house


  • Clean, dried gourd in shape and size of choice - I prefer Martin house gourds
  • Interior cleaning tools which may include long kitchen utensil, melon baller, or leather scraper
  • Drill gun and 5/32 drill bit (size of bit depends on thickness of hanging material)
  • Cutting tools which may include utility knife, keyhole saw, and/or jig saw
  • High grit sandpaper
  • Hanging material of choice (2 ft. long about)
  • Exterior Polyurethane (spray or paint on)
  • Masking tape (optional)



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Jan 4, 2013

It looks like a fun thing to do. I want to plant gourds this year to make some but I think I will do some stamping on the gourd before I seal it


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