Wood Squirrel Box Plans

Construction and donations of squirrel boxes are always useful. Any number of them would be greatly appreciated.

SUPPLIES FOR SQUIRREL BOX

½ Sheet of 4 ' x 8 ' plywood will make 1 squirrel box. Preferred type: exterior plywood, AC grade (may use ½ " or ¾ ")

1 pair of 1 ½ " utility hinges

1 hook and eye closure (1")

1 ¼ " or 1 ½ " wire nails , 17 or 18 gauge (1 pack will do more than box) Length of nails depends on thickness of plywood

Carver Tripp makes a non-toxic stain. Please use non-toxic stain as squirrels will chew on the box

Seal boxes with Shellac after applying stain as it protects the box and is non-toxic when dry

2 heavy duty nails for nailing box to tree.

ASSEMBLY OF SQUIRREL BOX

CUT OUT THE FOLLOWING PIECES FOR SQUIRREL BOX

 

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