Simple bird suet feeder

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Project by Rockbuster posted 03-17-2013 12:31 AM 2381 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just find yourself a 3” log or limb, cut it about 12” long and take a 1&1/2” forstner bit and drill some 1&1/2’ deep holes, add an eye hook hanger, and pack some suet in the holes, the rougher the bark, the better, the birds will love you, especially the woodpeckers. My grand daughter is my model.

-- Rockbuster,Ft. Wayne,In It is far better to remain silent, and appear the fool, than it is to open ones mouth, and remove all doubt.

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woodshaver Tony C

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#1 posted 03-17-2013 12:52 AM

Don, Your granddaughter is very cute and has a really nice smile. Oh! And nice job on the suet feeder.

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

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#2 posted 03-17-2013 01:00 AM

Great idea and you have a lovely Granddaughter – looks to about the same age as my oldest 14.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#3 posted 03-17-2013 01:37 AM

Good project. Nice job.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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Jeffery Mullen

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#4 posted 03-17-2013 04:07 AM

Way to go ! the birds will love ya. What a sweet granddaughter you have holding your project up for you.

-- Jeffery Mullen

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DeLayne Peck

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#5 posted 03-18-2013 06:54 AM

OK, the birds are covered. Now, start teaching that grand-daughter woodworking. My grand-daddy did 56 years ago and I love him to this day for it.

-- DJ Peck, Lincoln Nebraska. Lord, keep your arm around my shoulder and your hand over my mouth.

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#6 posted 03-20-2013 01:28 PM

Very cool suet feeder! Great to see grand daughter spending quality time with grand pa. Way to go!

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#7 posted 03-23-2013 12:52 PM

Pretty sweet! Are the birds enjoying it?

-- It's all in a day's work...

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Joe Lyddon

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#8 posted 10-24-2015 04:57 AM

How do you make the Suet?

Looks COOL!

Thank you!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:"

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