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Project by Teri posted 06-03-2009 06:47 PM 2477 views 3 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This feeder is made from cedar lap siding and treated lumber left over from buillding my home. The dog gone raccoons have really taken a liking to it and they are nearly impossible to keep out of it at night. The base is made from 4” x 4”’s. It is very heavy so the base expands over 4 feet and sometimes I’m not sure that is enough.

-- Teri, Michigan





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CharlieM1958

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#1 posted 06-03-2009 07:21 PM

That looks great. If I try to put one up, though, the squirrels and rats will have a field day.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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Christopher

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#2 posted 06-03-2009 08:45 PM

I like this a lot! As far as raccoons go, if you have a fenced back yard I used to let my dogs out as soon as I knew they were out there, a few times of this and they never returned!

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#3 posted 06-03-2009 10:32 PM

Great looking feeder. To bad about the raccoon problems

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#4 posted 06-03-2009 10:35 PM

Charlie you should also try wearing bicycle clips if your having those problems.

-- A mind, like a home, is furnished by its owner

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#5 posted 06-03-2009 10:37 PM

Nice job Teri. Have you thought of hanging it and a bit further from the railing?

Bob

-- A mind, like a home, is furnished by its owner

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#6 posted 06-04-2009 06:34 AM

cool feeder

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