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Project by tjocpa posted 04-17-2008 08:55 PM 939 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

John’s purple martin birdhouse reminded me of this birdhouse feeder that I built sever years ago. It is a model of our log barn. The feeder is on one end and the nesting is separate and on the end. I made it for finches with a small access hole for the nesting area. However, a woodpecker enlarged the hole for their own purposes! The feeder part is accessed through what is the stall doors on our actual barn.

-- Tom O'Neil, Celtic Saw Guy





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#1 posted 04-17-2008 09:19 PM

Very nice and I especially like the 3rd picture that shows how it compares to the log barn.

-- Paul D - Lawrenceville, Georgia

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#2 posted 04-17-2008 09:26 PM

Nice bird feeder,

Thanks for the post

Callum

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#3 posted 04-17-2008 11:00 PM

Pretty nice!

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#4 posted 04-18-2008 02:51 AM

That is a nice birdfeeder. But the woodpecker just goes to show you have a hard time getting good tenets. :)

Thanks for the post.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#5 posted 04-18-2008 03:21 AM

Very nice work Tom , as soon as i saw your feeder it reminded me of my birdhouses .lol
I,m surprised that a woodpecker would do that . I have woodpeckers but they are too busy killing my trees .

-- John in Belgrave (Website) http://www.extremebirdhouse.com , http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=112698715866

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#6 posted 04-18-2008 06:23 AM

Cool. Like how it matches your barn!

-- Tyler, Illinois

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#7 posted 04-18-2008 11:10 AM

Good design. Looks like a really neat birdhouse/feeder. Surprised that a bird would build a nest with all the traffic that the feeder must generate. Have you had any inhabitants (in the nest) yet?

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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