Birdhouse, Walnut and Ambrosia Maple Functional Birdhouse
This is a beautifully grained and marked hand-turned birdhouse that can be used in the home or garden. Both the roof and the body are gorgeous. This can make your garden stand out, or it can become the best gift ever for your favorite nature lover.
Size: 12" high x 9.5" diameter
~ Birds are very sensitive to chemicals in their environment. We use only nontoxic finishes on our birdhouses.
~ Birdhouses will weather when used outside. Some cracking will likely occur-this is normal & provides needed ventilation for the nest.We recommend a semi-annual application of pure Tung oil on the roof & body to keep it looking it’s best.We also recommend that they be installed under an overhang or similar sheltered spot.It is also suggested that they be taken down & stored over the Winter-they will last longer that way. (If used as a delightful indoor decorating piece, they need only a semi-annual Tung oil application & will give years of enjoyment)
~ The Birdhouses are “bird ready” & have panel nails holding the lid to the body.These are easily removed for yearly cleaning. We recommend dusting the interior with diatomaceous earth once a year.
~ Many small birds will (& have!) used our birdhouses to make nests. These include Wrens, Nuthatches, Chickadees, Tufted Titmouse & other small birds.