knot one end of a 5' long piece of nylon rope. Thread it
through a small hole made in the top of one side so that
the knot is inside the box. Then thread the rope through
a small hole at the other side and knot the rope inside.
The box can be hung inside a building about 20' above the
ground. If placed in a tree, first wrap the rope around
a sturdy limb before threading through the second hole.
box on a cross-beam with the front facing the inside of
the building. Nail the box through the bottom to the cross-beam.
permit direct access to the box from the outside, place
the box against the inside of a wall after cutting a 6"
x 6" entrance in the building wall at the level of
the entry on the box.
4' x 8' x 5/8" exterior plywood
1" x 12" x 6' rough cedar board
hinges with galvanized screws
of nylon mounting rope (optional)
- 1-5/8" outdoor wood screws or 35 #7 galvanized nails
coats of dark latex exterior paint (if mounted outside