Hopefully its white oak so it will withstand many years of sun and rain and
snow and ice and.....
No finish on the inside - the little tweeters like to peck at wood and we
don't want them glowing in the dark with all the man made chemicals. As for
the outside - just let it weather unless this is a piece of art (fancy
birdhouse) in which case, water based paint in colors that will attract the
species of bird you want to live there.
I painted mine with housepaint. However, it's not made of oak, just scraps.
The inside isn't painted, because that's the part that touches the food.
Frankly, I don't think the birds care. As long as the food's good.
HomeOwnersHub.com is a website for homeowners and building and maintenance pros. It is not affiliated with any of the manufacturers or service providers discussed here.
All logos and trade names are the property of their respective owners.