Bird Feeder

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Project by sylinen posted 226 days ago 572 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The twenty year old bird feeder that the house came with finally surrendered to the squirrels. Mother wanted a replacement, so I made it a Christmas present. Not the finest work, but should hold up. Pressure treated structure with copper sheet over a plywood roof panel. Got one of those fancy fence caps from Lowes to finish the top.

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#1 posted 226 days ago

Usually the squirrels dont care if it’s a fancy feeder or an old hubcap… but this one is NICE!
And should last a long time to boot!

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#2 posted 226 days ago

That is awesome! Love the copper roof. You must have first class birds to deserve that ;-))

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#3 posted 226 days ago

Great looking feeder, I really like the storage tube in the middle. I just hope the copper thieves don’t see it.

-- Jerry - Ohio

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#4 posted 223 days ago

Very fancy bird feeder, cool design and the copper roof set it off. Great job!

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#5 posted 214 days ago

Beautiful bird feeder. Do you have any trouble with squirrels helping themselves to the seed? I used to and almost gave up feeding the birds, then I discovered vinyl 4.125×4.125” white fence post that will receive a 4” x 4” post. Squirrels can’t climb up the post because the girth is greater than their little paws will reach. I am now building a bird feeding resort that won’t accommodate squirrels [hehehehe].

-- I cut it three times and it's still too short!!

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#6 posted 214 days ago

Unfortunately, the squirrels here have ample access from the bushes and pergola nearby, so a bigger post wouldn’t have too much of an effect. But, we like watching the squirrels too, and so does the dog, so it works out alright. Good luck with your feeder.

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