Cedar Bird Feeder

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Project by TheDane posted 08-11-2017 09:00 PM 913 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Simple bird feeder turned from two cedar planks … uses a glass ceiling fan shade from a thrift store as a seed reservoir.

The top is 10” in diameter, the bottom tray is 8” in diameter.

There is a 3/16” steel rod through the center, threaded on the bottom end with a hanger loop on the top.

-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"

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Joe Lyddon

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#1 posted 08-11-2017 10:35 PM

Very nice bird feeder!

COOL way of using items on hand to do it!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:

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#2 posted 08-12-2017 04:00 AM

Nice recycle Gerry. Did you check for any antique value on that shade? ;)
Glad to see that you designed it with drainage holes for those rainy days.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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#3 posted 08-12-2017 12:59 PM

Love it! Nice work!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#4 posted 08-12-2017 01:00 PM

Gerry, this is a very nice project.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#5 posted 08-12-2017 02:59 PM


-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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