Tiny Town Holiday Birdhouses
Holiday homes for your fine feathered friends were never so charming! These decorative and functional birdhouses add a personalized touch to your home, be it indoors or out.
No utilities needed
VRT1-1/5 Vacuum Powered Rotary Tool
Several small wooden bird houses (widely available at home, craft or hardware stores)
Semi-gloss or gloss interior latex paint in the colors of your choice
Scrap pine boards (to practice your etching/engraving technique)
A string of holiday lights (either interior or the larger exterior style) if you choose to light your finished houses from the inside.
L: Length, W: Width, H: Height, D: Diameter
Step 1 3
Begin by sketching out a design to be engraved using the attachments for your rotary tool.
Step 2 3
Carve out the design, taking care to use the attachment best suited to the type of line or texture you want to achieve. Tip: You may want to have a scrap piece of painted pine board handy as a test piece to hone your skills prior to working on the actual bird house.
Step 3 3
Use the drill/router attachment for your Dremel tool to make a hole in the back of the houses if you choose to add interior lighting to your Tiny Town.