DIY: How To Make Spring Bird Home Decor | Woodworking | Craft Klatch

I love the look of birds in home decor.  I thought I would like to make some for spring.  They have a whimsical and fun look!

You will need:
–  3/4″ plywood
–  14 gauge copper wire
–  Soldering iron:
–  Solder
–  Flux:
–  Acrylic paint

Here is the video tutorial:


1.  Draw a simple bird shape onto a piece of paper and cut it out.

2.  Trace the bird onto the plywood.

3.  Cut out the bird shapes and sand the edges.

4.  Paint the birds.  Allow to dry.

5.  Drill holes into the bottom of the birds for the legs.

6.  Sand it to give it a little distressed look.  

5.  Take the copper wire and cut to length for the legs and the toes.

6.  Solder the legs and toes together.

7.  Insert the legs into the bottom of the birds and adjust as needed.

8.  Remove the legs and add a dab of glue and reinsert.  Allow to dry.

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Now you have these adorable birds!

That’s it!  I hope you like them!

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