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Project by iamcliff posted 378 days ago 1231 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was looking for something to make out of some scrap 2×4 cut offs and I saw Steve on Woodworking For Mere Mortals make a bird feeder that looked like a swing, so I decided to make it and give it to my daughter.

It was actually a little bit of a challenge dealing with so many small parts. I’m surprised I didn’t lose any of the pieces.

Even though this was a small, easy project there were still some basics of woodworking that I actually learned. If I build another one there are things I would do differently that would make it come out even better. It was a fun, little project, though.

-- Chris, http://www.youtube.com/CMRwoodworks , FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/cmrwoodworks1 , Proverbs 16:9





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aussiedave

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#1 posted 377 days ago

cool little project and great idea for using up scrap….well done.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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iamcliff

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#2 posted 377 days ago

Thanks. Yeah, I’m not one to make bird feeders or bird houses or stuff like that, but if I have scrap wood and want to do some woodworking and have nothing else to do . . . sure, I’ll build them. My daughter liked it, which made me happy.

-- Chris, http://www.youtube.com/CMRwoodworks , FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/cmrwoodworks1 , Proverbs 16:9

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AngieO

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#3 posted 377 days ago

I saw this on WWMM too. I would like to make one as well. I have tons of scraps to use up. I wonder how hard it would be to make one with my daughter?.... Hmmm.. I will have to try and see. Thanks for sharing.

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Fishinbo

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#4 posted 375 days ago

Cool and good looking bird feeder! The birds will love it. Great use of scraps and great work!

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