Eugene’s DIY Den
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Eugene’s DIY Den

How to Build a Nest Box for Robins From Scrap Timber

© Eugene Brennan

In this guide I’m going to make a nesting box suitable for European robins, although it can be sized down a little to make it suitable for finches, wrens or similar small songbirds. You can make a birdhouse like this from any waste timber (lumber) that comes to hand such as cladding, fascia or soffit, baseboard (skirting board), palette timber or ply.

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Eugene Brennan

Eugene Brennan

Eugene is an engineer with a BSc(Eng) degree in Control and Instrumentation. He’s passionate about gardening, DIY, making things, cycling & photography.