Build this simple bat house using the free woodworking plans located at My Outdoor Plans.
It is beneficial to have bats in your area so follow these step-by-step woodworking plans to build your own backyard bat house.
Build a cedar bat house using the free instructions and video available at WoodLogger.
Build and install a cedar bat house using the free woodworking instructions at DIY Network.
Build a bat box and it will help control the mosquito population. Here are the free instructions with pictures.
At the link you can download the free woodworking plans to build a bat house for your backyard.
This bat house is easy to make in an afternoon. Its shallow construction is designed specifically to attract bats, which like cramped, dark spaces for nesting.
This is a link to a Google 3D SketchUp drawing for a small bat house with four slots for bats. The bottom swings down to allow inspection and cleaning. You will need the SketchUp software to download this drawing and its freely available online.
This is a link to a Google 3D SketchUp drawing for a bat box designed to slip over a 2.5 inch O.D. pole. You will need the SketchUp software to download this drawing and its freely available online.
Wider bat houses can be built for larger colonies. Be sure to adjust dimensions for back and front pieces, ceiling furring strip and netting. Free instructions at Ducks Unlimited.