Mom and I dug out our birdhouses on Saturday. They’re of a much more rustic quality than the modern birdhouses featured recently. Although they’re not ultra modern, sleek and shiny, they are environmentally friendly! With the exception of one birdhouse, they were all made with reclaimed barnboard.
One was built by my dad from twice recycled barn board. I love that the hole for the birds was made from a knot hole.
The more elaborate birdhouses were made by Ray Heeres of Listowel, Ontario Canada. His creations can be found in many places throughout rural Ontario.
The stand for this birdhouse was made from the same twice recycled barn board my dad used for the birdhouse he made.
The only non-barnboard birdhouse is one that once belonged to my Grandpa (my mom’s father). I rescued it quite a few years ago and even though it’s a little worse for wear, I’m not about to part with it.