These PVC bird houses will make great additions to your backyard!
These PVC bird houses will make great additions to your backyard!

Owning a pet nowadays surely feels like you’re raising a child. Besides having to feed them, they also need to be regularly checked by a vet. Some people even clothe and pamper their pets which add up to the expense. Not to mention that buying cages are costly as well – whether it’s brand new or second-hand.

Even if they're really not your pets, migrating birds can find a home in your backyard.
Even if they’re really not your pets, migrating birds can find a home in your backyard.

Luckily, there are now many DIY options for pet clothes and homes. Unused shirts may be made into cat clothes, dog cages may also be made out of steel from broken chairs and tables. For bird-lovers, you aren’t left out because you can also make birdhouses using PVC. Even if they’re really not your pets, migrating birds can find a home in your backyard.

These DIY PVC bird house will be a great project. Since they’re fully customizable, you can design them your way. If you want to save some bucks, you should definitely give this project a try.

Materials:

  • 4 inch PVC pipe – at least 8 inches in length
  • 2 – 4-inch wooden rounds
  • 2 – 1-inch eye screws
  • 24 inches thin paracord
  • Glue
  • 220 grit sandpaper
  • 100 grit sandpaper
  • Outdoor Spray Paint (check that it works on plastic) – 2 colors of your choice

Tools:

  • Handsaw
  • Electric Drill
  • 1 1/4 inch drill bit
  • 1/8 inch drill bit
  • 1/4 inch drill bit
  • 5/64 inch drill bit (or a size slightly smaller than your eye screws)
  • Clamp
  • Pencil
  • Rubber Mallet
  • Quick Square
  • Metal File
  • Wooden Dowel – 1/4 inch

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You can get step-by-step instructions here…