Bird Feeder: Cedar and Plexiglass

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Project by grimejr posted 04-08-2009 01:57 AM 7617 views 4 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Cedar and plexiglass bird feeder, no finish:

I made this bird feeder as a gift for my father in-law. He will likely feed more squirrels with it than birds as its open design will not keep them out. I used biscuits to join the 8 sides and rabbited in the floor. I used a combination of plexiglass and cedar to make the vertical feed bin located in the center of the feeder. The top cap can be removed to re-fill the feed bin.

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#1 posted 04-08-2009 02:09 AM

Nice feeder…..But lets talk about the log that its sitting on. Looks like a very nice chunk of wood ya got there…lol
Again nice feeder. thank you for sharing

-- Can't never could do anything, to try is to advance.

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#2 posted 04-08-2009 02:19 AM

Great looking bird feeder. Did you have plans or design it yourself?

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#3 posted 04-08-2009 02:57 AM

Thanks for the positive feedback.

This feeder is my own design…made from scraps of cedar I had left over from another project. It was one of those “design as you go” things!

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#4 posted 04-08-2009 03:00 AM

That my friend is one honkin bird feeder! Beautiful design.

-- Carl Rast, Pelion, SC

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#5 posted 04-08-2009 05:10 AM

Really very beautiful design.
I’m thanking you, on behalf of the birds.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#6 posted 04-11-2009 01:00 AM

That is unique good job!!

-- Major Walt Timoschuk,III

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#7 posted 04-21-2009 07:13 PM

OUTSTANDING Bird could certainly not purchase that at are a excellent woodcraft man…

-- Jerry

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