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W = nominal 12", 3/4" thick stock

Angles/tilts are 5 deg. Floor is 1.5"x8"x8" recessed 1/4" or more. Use 3/4"x8"x8" floor for a deeper box. A stove pipe predator guard (invented by Ron Kingston) is recommended, use 8" dia. by 2' galvanized stove pipe. Place stove pipe right under the box. For plans and article by Ron, see http://audubon-omaha.org/bbbox/nabs/rk1.htm.

Note: two entrance holes, 1.5" diameter. Grooves inside, 3/4" apart under holes.

Attach sides with glue and screws to the back, top, and floor. Only the front is allowed to be removable, hence not glued. Use SS screws or deck screws. Make sure all joints are sealed tight. View on the lower right is a cross-sectional view, roof is shown dashed.

horizontal rule

Please feel free to send me, Fawzi Emad, any corrections, observations, comments or questions.  Thank you!  (The tail feather on the left is from Koko, our Blue-Front Amazon Parrot.)