Extreme Squirrel Feeder

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Project by john posted 02-27-2011 12:54 AM 7463 views 5 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I build a lot of birdhouses but never anything for squirrels until now :-)
This squirrel feeder is 26” wide x 19” deep, 20” high and made from white cedar . I will also be making a pile of these in the next few months .

-- John in Belgrave (Website) ,

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#1 posted 02-27-2011 02:01 AM

If you need some squirrels you can have the ones that raid my bird feeders ,you will go broke feeding them.
Very nice job on the feeder.

-- Chuck, wiswood2

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#2 posted 02-27-2011 03:56 AM

Man that is really a nice feeder,the roof really makes it stand out I build a lot of bird feeders and have a big problem with the squirrels eating up my bird houses.I can not imagine putting the time into your extreme birdhouses and see something chewing on it.I really get mad when they chew on mine and they are nothing compared to yours.

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#3 posted 02-27-2011 04:51 AM

Thanks guys !
I have had a few squirrels in the past start chewing on the windows of the birdhouses but it was easy to replace them in a matter of a few minutes .
I am hoping this feeder will keep them busy:-)

-- John in Belgrave (Website) ,

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#4 posted 02-27-2011 04:53 AM

Looks good John!


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#5 posted 02-27-2011 04:59 AM

You always make cool houses ,great job John. Now a bigger one for kids ?


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#6 posted 02-27-2011 01:41 PM

Serbian to English translation
great idea, very humane, well done …

-- Lathe and my imagination will do everything to realize my dreams...Vanzemaljac

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#7 posted 02-28-2011 06:19 PM

Thanks again everyone ! I,m just waiting for the squirrels now :-)

-- John in Belgrave (Website) ,

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#8 posted 03-04-2011 04:52 AM

Looks good John. The squirrels ought to like that. Is that jar big enough for a squirrel to crawl into? That would drive the hawks crazy.

-- Darrell, making more sawdust than I know what to do with

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#9 posted 03-04-2011 02:57 PM

Thanks Darrell ! Yes the opening of the jar is more then big enough for them to climb in .

-- John in Belgrave (Website) ,

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#10 posted 10-01-2016 08:00 PM

Where can I buy one of your squirrel Houses. We have lots of bird feeders and used to have a 2 story log cabin squirrel house, but lost it in our move. How may I go about purchasing one and how much do they cost.

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