Barn Owl Box Building Instructions


2 sheets of plywood can make 3 boxes.

#1 Cut plywood as follows:

Cut 2 sides – 15” wide – front is 22” high, back is 24” high

1 front – 23” wide x 22” high

1 back – 23” wide x 24” high

1 roof - 26” x 19” 

1 Interior partition –6” x 21 ½ “ 

1 bottom – 15” x 22” 

Next:

#2 - Drill vent holes - 3 per back and sides. 

#3 - Drill out 6” front hole near top. 

#4 - Cut out clean out panel from one side. 

#5 - Put together with partition inside, saving top for last.

#6 - Attach top 

Put box together with Wood Glue and staples.
Paint for weathering (recommend 2 coats exterior grade paint).
Hinge clean out on the side, and secure with hook and eye or screws.

Place completed box approximately 12-18’ high (reachable by an 18’ ladder) with the front hole not facing west. It may be hung in an appropriate tree, or mounted on a post. It is now ready for barn owls to find and occupy!