Free DIY birdhouse plan for laser cutters and woodworkers. Simple and elegant design with interlocking joints for easy assembly.

This simple yet elegant CNC laser-cut birdhouse plan is an excellent project for both laser cutter enthusiasts and traditional woodworking hobbyists. With its free PDF template, this birdhouse can be easily crafted using either a laser cutter or conventional woodworking tools. This birdhouse is perfect for attracting small birds to your garden, and it’s also a fantastic way to teach children the importance of reconnecting with nature.

The decline in bird populations worldwide due to human activities is a pressing concern. Providing nesting spaces like birdhouses is one way to help. There are numerous reasons to build a birdhouse. They offer birds a safe and comfortable nesting area, which can help increase bird populations. Birdhouses can also aid in controlling insect populations as birds feed on them. Besides, they add charm to any garden and offer a fun and rewarding project for people of all ages.

This easy wooden birdhouse plan is perfect for creating a cozy abode for your feathered friends:

  • Materials: Constructed from natural wood and plywood, providing a suitable and attractive environment for birds.
  • Design Features:
    • Entrance Hole: Appropriately sized for various small bird species, complemented by a perch for easy access.
    • Roof: Slightly sloping, extending over the sides for optimal protection from weather elements.
    • Ventilation: Small holes ensure proper air circulation within the birdhouse.
    • Drainage: Equipped with drainage holes at the bottom to prevent water accumulation.
  • Assembly: Features interlocking joints for easy and nail-free assembly, making it an accessible project for all skill levels.

This birdhouse’s thoughtful design ensures not only a safe and comfortable nesting space for birds but also offers an engaging and rewarding crafting experience.

The birdhouse’s hole diameter is 38 mm (1 1/2 inches), and it’s 4 mm thick, making it suitable for Black-capped chickadees, Carolina chickadees, Carolina wrens, Eastern bluebirds, Tufted titmice, White-breasted nuthatches, and Tree swallows. Other birds like Downy Woodpeckers, Prothonotary Warblers, Violet-green Swallows, Greenfinches, Goldfinches, Sparrows, and Chaffinches require different hole sizes, ranging from 28 mm (1 1/8 inches) to 32 mm (1 1/4 inches).

If you’re using a laser cutter, you can download the compatible free DXF, SVG, or CDR files for this birdhouse. Those preferring a DIY approach can download the printable PDF template for the project.

Start Your Birdhouse Project Today with Free Files for Laser Cut and DIY

Embarking on this birdhouse project is not just about crafting a delightful addition to your garden; it’s about contributing positively to the environment and engaging in a fulfilling and educational activity. Whether you choose to use a laser cutter or traditional woodworking methods, this plan offers simplicity, enjoyment, and the satisfaction of providing a safe haven for birds. Download your preferred file format today and start this rewarding project! Remember, each birdhouse you create helps support local wildlife and brings a touch of nature’s beauty right to your doorstep.

Right click and save to free download DXF, • SVG, • PDF, • PNG, • CDR and • DWG files.

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0)

Dimensions of the Bird Box Template:

  • Height: 23.6 cm (9.29 inches)
  • Width: 25 cm (9.84 inches)
  • Depth: 21.3 cm (8.39 inches)
  • Thickness: 4 mm (0.157 inches)
Free PDF template for an easy-to-build wooden birdhouse. Suitable for laser cutters and traditional woodworking tools. Create a cozy home for small birds in your garden.