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Cedar Bird Feeder

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Project by DonW posted 1573 days ago 2067 views 6 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My mother is living in an assisted living facility. She asked for a bird feeder for Mother’s Day to place in their garden. I found the plans on a 4H site on the internet. This was a very easy build and a lot of fun. There were only 2 things I added to the plans. The first was a mounting board on the back of the feeder that reinforced the back for mounting and allowed the lid to raise up without being jammed by the mounting post or tree. The second was a small wedge in bottom of the seed bin that directs the seeed to the opening in the front under the plexiglass. Don

-- DonsWoodworking@tampabay.rr.com





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donjoe

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#1 posted 1573 days ago

Great feeder. I really like the perch area.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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Monty Queen

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#2 posted 1572 days ago

Awesome job on your bird house.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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DonW

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#3 posted 1572 days ago

glivingston: Send me an e-mail and I’d be happy share where I got the plans if you want them.

You can reach me at DonsWoodworking@tampabay.rr.com.

Don

-- DonsWoodworking@tampabay.rr.com

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#4 posted 1572 days ago

Nice feeder well done

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Viking

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#5 posted 1572 days ago

Don;

Very nice feeder. I am susre it gives your mother great joy watching the activity around it.

THanks for sharing.

Good Luck!

-- Rick Gustafson - Lost Creek Ranch - Colorado County, Texas

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