Building a bird feeder for your yard can be very rewarding. You can literally spend hours watching the birds feeding and sometimes it can be very comical. So have fun building and have even more fun watching. Building a bird feeder is a great way to make use of scrap wood.
This oriole feeder is based on a miniature version of the classic American yard wishing well. This one is made from a 5/8 inch thick cedar fence board which keeps building costs very low.
Everyone will love watching the squirrels go into the outhouse, lift the toilet lid with their nose, and reach down to take out a peanut. The lift-up lid is designed so squirrels must lift it open with their nose.
This project serves two purposes. Chickadees can build their nest in the upper nesting cavity.
This large capacity bird feeder has a hinged top for easy filling. The 8 x 10 inches clear front plate lifts out for easy cleaning.
Suet eating birds like woodpeckers and nuthatches will use feeders with access to suet from underneath.
Designed to look just like an old-fashioned telephone! Holds up to 10 pounds of seed.
Grow flowers on top of this tree-shaped bird feeder! Provides a natural looking environment and helps keep seed dry and well shaded.
This possum likes to hang out in the trees and will provide a safe home for his feathered friends.
This watering can birdhouse is easy to make from 3/4 inches lumber. Measures 10 inches high with 5 x 5 inches inside cavity.
We have all seen security cameras mounted on buildings. But have you seen one like this?
This bird feeder holds a sufficient amount of food even for frequent visitors. Clear plastic side plates remove easily for cleaning and let you keep an eye on the level of seed.
The open design of this bird feeder makes it easy to monitor and to refill. Simple construction from 3/4 inch thick lumber.
Who says birdhouses have to be simple plain-Jane boxes? Why not make something special!
These colorful birdhouses can be used outdoors as nesting cavities for birds in the wild, or they can be made as whimsical interior decorations.
Like all of our tree dweller projects, this bird dog likes to hang out in the trees with his feathered friends.
An addition to the Tree Dweller Birdhouse series, this beaver birdhouse provides a safe place for birds to make their nests. Easy construction from 3/4 inch pine. All patterns are drawn full size. Mea...
Show loyalty to your favorite football team when you paint this helmet-shaped bird feeder in your team colours.
Just like a real rooster, this one sits on a high perch so he can watch over his flock. This project is designed as a twin home with an entry hole on each side to accommodate two families of birds. If...
This birdhouse shows its game face for the football fans in your neighbourhood.
This Noahs Ark birdhouse features giraffes, elephants and zebras looking for land as they drift about.
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