Bird-Friendly Nest Boxes and Feeders by Paul Meisel offers ten simple and classic designs for building traditional birdhouses and feeders, plus valuable insights on creating the perfect backyard bird environment. It covers how to attract the right kinds of birds and ensure that they will keep coming back. This book includes complete plans for making basic, practical bird-welcoming structures, accompanied by patterns, illustrations and full color photographs. Woodworkers from beginner to expert will find projects appropriate for their skill level. From understanding the proper dimensions for a birdhouse, to choosing the right seed for attracting desired species, to learning how to keep squirrels away, the tips and tricks found here will help guide bird lovers to create a backyard oasis.