LumberJocks

Large Log Cabin Birdfeeder

  • Advertise with us
Project by Brian Holt posted 07-05-2009 10:38 PM 6861 views 6 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a large log cabin birdfeeder I built to scale (1”=1’). The cabin measures 2’ x 4’ with a 1’ wrap around covered porch which makes the overall dimensions 4’ x 6’. The feeder is mounted aprox. 6’ off the ground on a real cherry tree base I had to cut due to disease. As you can see by the pictures, I added exposed posts, beams & rafters. All the lumber was recycled from 100 year old rough sawn pine siding I renoved from a remodeling project. The roof was made with corrugated galvanized steel. The upper most roof section comes off so that an entire 50 lb. sack of birdseed can be poured in. There is a hopper inside that allows the seed to funnel to slots at the base around the cabin into the porch section. Thanks for looking.

-- Specializing in unique rustic projects





16 comments so far

View kolwdwrkr's profile

kolwdwrkr

2821 posts in 3099 days


#1 posted 07-05-2009 10:41 PM

That things pretty cool. I bet they love it

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

View Brian Holt's profile

Brian Holt

5 posts in 2757 days


#2 posted 07-05-2009 10:46 PM

Thanks and yes, the birds love it. In the winter months there is plenty of room for all.

-- Specializing in unique rustic projects

View lew's profile

lew

11418 posts in 3265 days


#3 posted 07-05-2009 10:46 PM

I Love It!!

Can’t imagine why the squirrels haven’t set up house keeping, already!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

View a1Jim's profile (online now)

a1Jim

115360 posts in 3086 days


#4 posted 07-05-2009 10:49 PM

Hey Brain
This looks like a hay barn in Oregon very cool

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

View Brian Holt's profile

Brian Holt

5 posts in 2757 days


#5 posted 07-05-2009 10:51 PM

Thanks, the squirrels like feeding in it too, but it isn’t high enough off the ground for them to live in.

-- Specializing in unique rustic projects

View john's profile

john

2362 posts in 3891 days


#6 posted 07-05-2009 11:01 PM

Nice work Brian !!

-- John in Belgrave (Website) http://www.extremebirdhouse.com , https://www.facebook.com/groups/extremebirdhouses/

View pommy's profile

pommy

1697 posts in 3201 days


#7 posted 07-05-2009 11:12 PM

Hi Brian

one question When can i move in i love it so cool …..........

Andy

-- cut it saw it scrap it SKPE: ANDREW.CARTER69

View MsDebbieP's profile

MsDebbieP

18615 posts in 3670 days


#8 posted 07-05-2009 11:25 PM

this is wonderful!!
a lovely match for one of John’s extreme birdhouses :)

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

View Brian Holt's profile

Brian Holt

5 posts in 2757 days


#9 posted 07-05-2009 11:33 PM

Andy, The nightly rate is pretty high. It will cost you a sack of seed per night!

-- Specializing in unique rustic projects

View timmytimmy's profile

timmytimmy

12 posts in 3254 days


#10 posted 07-05-2009 11:42 PM

I wish I was a bird in your area! very nice

-- timmytimmy

View bern92's profile

bern92

71 posts in 2864 days


#11 posted 07-06-2009 02:10 AM

This is a very nice log cabin….wish i was a bird too…

View jim1953's profile

jim1953

2720 posts in 3351 days


#12 posted 07-06-2009 02:28 AM

Great Lookin feeder

-- Jim, Kentucky

View jockmike2's profile

jockmike2

10635 posts in 3756 days


#13 posted 07-06-2009 02:48 AM

Really cool bird feeder.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

View dennis mitchell's profile

dennis mitchell

3994 posts in 3824 days


#14 posted 07-06-2009 04:48 AM

Must cost a fortune to feed all those birds. Very cool feeder!

View Karson's profile

Karson

35037 posts in 3910 days


#15 posted 07-06-2009 05:39 AM

Brian: A great looking project. Nice job on the construction.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia karsonwm@gmail.com †

showing 1 through 15 of 16 comments

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com