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Extreme Squirrel Feeder # 3

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Project by john posted 04-26-2011 03:19 AM 8023 views 12 times favorited 25 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi everyone . Here are a few pics of my third log style squirrel feeder .
This feeder is made from white cedar .
It is also the first time using orange paint on the roof . It kinda matches the bottle .
Now that i know the squirrels will use them i will be building a lot more of them . Orders are beginning to come in for them already :-)

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





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#1 posted 04-26-2011 04:41 AM

Well that is very cool. What a great idea.

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#2 posted 04-26-2011 04:48 AM

that is one nice feeder. god what talent you have. love it.

-- pat,ohio...http://s5.photobucket.com/albums/y198/patshwigar/

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#3 posted 04-26-2011 05:35 AM

Way Kewl…..man the squirrels are sure lucky at your place….will have to give it a try….”did yourself proud”

-- "older I get, the more fun I have"

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#4 posted 04-26-2011 10:01 AM

I’m gonna build one of these also! Orange Roof is a Good Touch!!

Will it keep the Damn Squirrels Outta my other 2 Bird Feeders??

Silly Question, Right? I should be more concerned about the Hole they just found that lets them into my ATTIC!!

-- The difference between Genius & Stupidity is that Genius has it's Limit!

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#5 posted 04-26-2011 10:19 AM

Wow, I can foresee a dozen of these in each public garden in London :D

-- Thomas - Pondering the inclusion of woodworking into physics and chemistry classes...

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#6 posted 04-26-2011 10:26 AM

Very good idea. I like the orange roof as well. Have fun with this.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#7 posted 04-26-2011 11:34 AM

Cool design John. Is it just a feeder or does the squirrel move on in and make himself a home?

-- Darrell, making more sawdust than I know what to do with

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#8 posted 04-26-2011 02:01 PM

Thanks everyone for the great comments ! Darrell i think they would nest in them but they would have to be 20 or 30 ft in the air

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

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#9 posted 04-26-2011 02:10 PM

John,
What kind of jars did you use? I really like these and want to build a few!

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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#10 posted 04-26-2011 02:14 PM

Thanks Cozmo ! The jars are plastic cool aid jugs from a local dollar store . They cost $ 2.00 each .
I like them because of the colours and they are easy to replace if need be .

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

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#11 posted 04-26-2011 02:25 PM

HA! SO COOL! I love it!
Are those 1 gallon jugs or 1/2 gallon? Are there threads in the wood or is just tight and gravity held?

-- Homer : "Oh, and how is education supposed to make me feel smarter? Besides, every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain."

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#12 posted 04-26-2011 02:44 PM

Now that is just too cool. As usual John… You rock bud!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#13 posted 04-26-2011 03:45 PM

Thanks rivergirl and Dan ! The jug is roughly 3/4 of a gallon and they just fit in snug as a bug :-)

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

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#14 posted 04-26-2011 04:56 PM

Thanks John!

-- Homer : "Oh, and how is education supposed to make me feel smarter? Besides, every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain."

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#15 posted 04-26-2011 06:24 PM

Awesome!

-- Timing has a lot to do with the outcome of a rain dance. --Kevin in Happy Valley

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