Building a birdfeeder 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. If you are looking for free woodworking plans, visit our free plans category.
Use this bird seed feeder to provide food for your feathered friends throughout the winter months. Birds of all sizes and kinds are able to feed in your yard thanks to the feeding saucer. The back is roughly 12x13 inches in size. This woodworking design includes instructions, exploded view diagrams, and full-size drawings for the projects.
Your garden's main point will be this Angel bird feeder. The 9 inch by 14 inch feeder tray will be fun for the birds to eat from. The project may be staked to the ground or stood alone on a hard surface thanks to the strong base. simple construction technique. The remaining sections are made of 1x12 lumber, while the body and foundation are made of 2x12 lumber. Simple to complete; all you need to do is paint it white for a dramatic effect. Full-size pictures, exploded view diagrams, and timber layouts are all included in this woodworking plan.
Observe how the amusing squirrels access the food inside the gallon jar. Simple project with affordable supplies. Depending on the project, a one gallon glass or plastic jar is needed. Once constructed, the tractor squirrel feeder is 23 inches long.
This snowman holds several large pine cones. Peanut butter is spread on the pine cones which are then rolled in birdseed. An easy to make and useful house gift for anyone during the holidays. All patterns are drawn full size. Measures 14 inches high.
St. Francis of Assisi is the Patron Saint of all creatures great and small. The wooden birds nesting on this garden sculpture will aceent the real birds as they enjoy the seed placed on the feeder tray St. Francis is holding. This woodworking plan provides full size illustrations, exploded view diagrams and instructions to make the projects shown.
Ivy scrollwork and an all-white stained finish are just two of the appealing characteristics included in this bird feeder station in the style of a gazebo. Most components can be cut from exterior quality wood that is 1/2 inch thick. The lack of bevels on the roof components simplifies building. This woodworking design includes instructions, exploded view diagrams, and full-size drawings for the projects.
This platform bird feeder was inspired by the well-known covered bridges. Food is kept dry thanks to the roof. This woodworking design includes instructions, exploded view diagrams, and full-size drawings for the projects.
This cat and owl bird feeder would not require painting if it were made of cedar or redwood. It is simple to determine when to refill the hopper when the sides are clear acrylic. On both sides of each animal component, a hole with a diameter of 1 inch is drilled. The outside hole is taller because they are staggered, which keeps the seed from spilling out while giving the birds easy access. This woodworking design includes instructions, exploded view diagrams, and full-size drawings for the projects.
Two movable doors on the hopper-style feeder make filling simple. The seed is shielded from rain by the roof's overhang. This woodworking design includes instructions, exploded view diagrams, and full-size drawings for the projects.
The hopper style of this schoolhouse bird feeder has two hinged doors for easy filling and cleaning. It also has a roof overhang to help protect seed from the rain. This woodworking plan provides full size illustrations, exploded view diagrams and instructions to make the projects shown.
You can put this birdfeeder, which was inspired by angels, wherever in the yard because it mounts on a separate wooden post. It can also be used as a garden ornament without the feeder tray. Stunning in both raw cedar and a white stain. This woodworking design includes instructions, exploded view diagrams, and full-size drawings for the projects.
Orioles are one of the most beautiful of the North American Song Birds. Their habitat includes all of the 48 contiguous states, so there's every reason to make a feeder that will attract these beautiful birds to your yard.
On one end is a birdhouse, on the other a bird feeder. Can be displayed on top of your deck railing or on a stand-alone post mounted anywhere in your yard. The 12 inch planter box liner in the centre is surrounded by a picket fence. Plans drawn full size. Measures 12-1/2 inches high x 32 inches wide x 11 inches deep.
Two friendly snowmen to greet your guests. The large snowman holds a tray for birdseed. Place this project under the eaves of your house and add birdseed. If you prefer to use this project indoors, you can omit the feeding tray. This project is made from 1 x 10 and 2 x 12 lumber. This woodworking plan provides full size illustrations, exploded view diagrams, lumber layouts and instructions to make the projects shown.
Designed to feature a two-faced man expressions on opposite sides of the bird feeder. Easy-fill lift-off top. Large hopper holds up to five pounds of bird feed. Straight forward construction from cedar for a natural look.
Suet eating birds like woodpeckers and nuthatches will use feeders with access to suet from underneath. Plan includes patterns for both feeders shown.
Feed birds from all four sides. Clear plastic side plates show level of feed and can be removed for cleaning. Hinged roof opens for easy re-filling. Holds 10 pounds of feed. All patterns drawn FULL SIZE. Measures approximately 19 inches high x 14 inches square.
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. An L-hook or an eight-penny finishing nail on each side holds an orange half. All patterns drawn FULL SIZE. Measures 13-1/2 inches high.
Two favorite forest animals, a squirrel and a raccoon, come alive in these rustic cedar bird feeders. Sized large enough to hold a generous amount of bird seed.
Bird feeder with silly caricature face. Looks great made from cedar. Plan includes FULL size pattern both faces. Eagle project measures about 20 inches tall.
This cardinal-shaped bird feeder uses a recycled pop bottle to hold the seed! Requires a plastic 20 oz. wide-mouth soda pop or energy drink bottle.
Show loyalty to your favorite football team when you paint this helmet-shaped bird feeder in your teams colours.
This large capacity bird feeder has a hinged top for easy filling. The 8 x 10 inch clear front plate lifts out for easy cleaning. Cut the plate from plastic or glass. Designed to be attached to a vertical surface such as a tree trunk or a post. All patterns drawn FULL SIZE. Measures 17-1/2 inches high.
Designed to look just like an old-fashioned telephone! Holds up to 10 pounds of seed. Hinged lid for easy refilling. Seed tray is protected from the rain. Easy construction from 3/4 inch thick lumber. All patterns drawn FULL SIZE. Measures 23 inches high x 8-1/2 inches wide.
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.
Grow flowers on top of this tree-shaped bird feeder! Provides a natural looking environment and helps keep seed dry and well shaded. All patterns drawn FULL SIZE. Measures 13-1/2 inches high x 14 inches wide.
The open design of this patriotic bird feeder makes it easy to monitor and to refill. Simple construction from 3/4 inch thick lumber.
This classy feeder provides birds with fly-in access from all directions. Easy white painted finish. The optional copper roof kit makes a spectacular presentation. All patterns drawn FULL SIZE. Measures 19 inches in diameter by 20 inches high.
Create this fine example of craftmanship for display on the fireplace mantel or as a table centerpiece. Holds candy or nuts. Base is 24 inches long x 6-1/2 inches wide.
All feeders are not created equal. This bird feeder design appeals to a variety of birds and their feeding habits. In designing it, we wanted to provide a healthy, durable structure that both people a...
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