Cedar Bird Feeder
Seeding for Two? This project solves the two biggest problems with bird feeders. It has a unique lid that makes it a breeze to fill, and a guard that helps keep squirrels out of the food.
When I’m not in the shop or working on the house, one of the things I like to do is relax and watch the birds. What I don’t enjoy is watching the squirrels steal all the birds’ food.And these fuzzy little thieves figure out some ingenious ways to pilfer the food from most feeders. So when I designed this bird feeder, I came up with a simple but effective squirrel-proofing system.
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- 10 printable (digital) pages of step-by-step instructions including
- More than 35 full-color photos, illustrations and exploded views
- Materials list
- Retail sources for project supplies
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All of the information that you need to build our plans can be found in the standard plan. However, if you want even more granular detail to make your job easier, you should consider our premium plans. These come with additional shop diagrams that we drew when creating the prototypes. Shop drawings are not available for every plan.