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Forum topic by Traildog posted 01-20-2012 06:18 PM 974 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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01-20-2012 06:18 PM

Im a beginner woodworker Any suggestion for a simple birdfeeder plan?

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#1 posted 01-20-2012 06:32 PM

My suggestion… Do some research online for requirements of the particular kind of bird you are wanting to house. Use the info given with material you have and just create something. I don’t do many bird houses but what I really love about them is their simplicity and room for “That special touch”....

I am not a big fan of using plans personally so I wouldn’t be useful for that part… Just remember to be safe, have fun, and never be afraid to “Try” something beyond your normal comfort zone…

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-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#2 posted 01-20-2012 09:23 PM

Stop by your local Big Blue or Big Orange store and get the book I have. “BIRDHOUSES, AND FEEDERS”; by Goodheart-Willcox… great book with plans and dimensions.


-- My Father was my mentor for my woodworking hobby and knowledge. Luv ya Dad.

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#3 posted 01-20-2012 09:55 PM

goggle bird houses and feeders lots of free plans there from some ministries of natural resorces Andy

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#4 posted 01-21-2012 12:54 AM

Just make a box with a hole for the birdseed, decorate it, fill it, hang it, watch the birds. You know, just wing it.

Here’s you a photo of a simple one, easy to build.

Remember, hanging birdfeeders, birdhouses are easier to mow under than ones on poles / post.

-- Darrell, making more sawdust than I know what to do with

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