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CEDAR BIRD FEEDER

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Project by kiefer posted 11-22-2017 05:20 PM 1154 views 3 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Spent a bit of time in the shop with my grandson and made a bird feeder which was a perfect project for him and his attention span .
Made from red and aromatic cedar scraps and used Titebond 3 and nails and staples to assemble .

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos





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hoss12992

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#1 posted 11-22-2017 05:33 PM

Always good to spend shop time with our kids or grandkids. Love the cedar. Great job buddy for you and your grandson

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn

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#2 posted 11-22-2017 06:28 PM

Great looking bird feeder! Nice work! Nothing tops spending time in the shop with the grandkids.

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#3 posted 11-22-2017 06:30 PM

It’s about time someone shows you how to do things. Haha. You guys did a fine job. Must of been a lot of fun. Talk about attention span, what do you get maybe an hour? My grandson is 2 1/2 and is starting to come to the shop with me, but the only thing he wants to do is play with the scraps.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#4 posted 11-22-2017 06:57 PM

Tjiep, tjiep, tjiep.

-- https://dutchypatterns.com/

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#5 posted 11-22-2017 07:47 PM

I’m sure it was a great day! Nice work guys.

-- Drew -- "The greatest wealth is health".

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#6 posted 11-22-2017 07:55 PM

This is a fine looking bird feeder.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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#7 posted 11-22-2017 08:50 PM

Perfect!

Both of you will Never forget it… with happiness!

Thank you!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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#8 posted 11-22-2017 09:12 PM

HaHa, Lori made me take down my feeder? Too much mess and strange plants growing everywhere, Suet blocks only ones allowed now. (Hope for some Humming birds in the spring?)
Only 1 Grangirl comes to the shop, likes to suck up shavings with the D. C. for 2 min. then tells me it is to dirty to play in?

-- Lifting one end of the plank.

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#9 posted 11-22-2017 11:35 PM

Very nice project and a good one to get him interested in the shop!

I wish I had a grandson!!

Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#10 posted 11-23-2017 12:15 AM

nice job grandpa I’m waiting for the day,hope I live long enough-ha.hes 26 and just got him in the shop,no prospects in the works yet!.enjoy em while ya can.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#11 posted 11-23-2017 01:29 AM

Quality time!

-- Paul M ..............the early bird may get the worm but it’s the second mouse that gets the cheese! http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/

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#12 posted 11-23-2017 02:01 AM

nice build, looks great, a project for all ages, that is one of the next things I need to build, been snowing here and I have the seed from last year.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#13 posted 11-23-2017 03:13 AM

Nice time spent, I mentioned how you know how to work with your grand kids to one of my clients as I want dad to influence this kids development that I am working with. Thanks for your inspiration and quality time with kids. It will be remembered.

Had to take down my bird feeders. My cats are too good at their jobs.

Seems the only bird they tolerate is a very smart robin, who loves cat food.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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