Simple bird suet feeder

  • Advertise with us
Project by Rockbuster posted 03-17-2013 12:31 AM 2236 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.

8 comments so far

View  woodshaver (Tony)  's profile

woodshaver (Tony)

4000 posts in 2813 days

#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.

-- Tony C UAW, St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

View cajunpen's profile


14566 posts in 3526 days

#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."

View Skylark53's profile


2631 posts in 2520 days

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

Good project. Nice job.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

View Jeffery Mullen's profile

Jeffery Mullen

340 posts in 2278 days

#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

View DeLayne Peck's profile

DeLayne Peck

426 posts in 1662 days

#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.

View Fishinbo's profile


11362 posts in 1636 days

#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!

View SquintyPolock's profile


96 posts in 1357 days

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

Pretty sweet! Are the birds enjoying it?

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

View Joe Lyddon's profile

Joe Lyddon

9432 posts in 3512 days

#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:"

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics