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.
St. Francis of Assisi is the patron saint of animals and the environment. This garden statue of St. Francis is made from layers of 3/4 inch lumber which create a striking 3-dimensional look.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
This fun birdfeeder is made to resemble a covered bridge. The roof lifts off for easily filling and cleaning. This is a vintage woodworking plan. Visit our FAQ page for a full definition. View the Larger Image Slideshow to see the actual item you are buying.
Birds love to congregate around our pint-sized country elevator in search of food. And come nesting season, the barn-style birdhouse will prove equally popular with your feathered friends!
Birds flock to the high-energy nourishment provided by suet cakes. This good-looking feeder features a top that slides up the support cables, allowing you to add suet quickly and easily. Whether you b...
Foil those pesky squirrels when they try to steal the seeds you bought to feed your song birds. This easy-to-build feeder works on a simple balance beam. When a squirrel sits on the perch, his weight ...
This plan offers two classic window sill feeders: one is a simple tray and the other an attractive glass topped tray. These designs include a mounting board you secure to the window sill. Beginner skill level.
Our bird feeder accommodates a standard seed bell. Make from cedar fencing and finish as desired. Paint as two male cardinals, two female cardinals or one of each! All patterns drawn FULL size. Base measures 13 x 14 inches.
This bird feeder is designer to keep its back to the wind, thus affording a maximum o f protection. It can be made entirely of old scrap wood like fruit boxes, etc. This is a vintage woodworking plan. Visit our FAQ page for a full definition. View the Larger Image Slideshow to see the actual item you are buying.
A nice feeder for fruit or suet. If you have Baltimore Orioles in your area, spear on a piece of orange! Easily scale the pattern on your printer to make the size you want. A perfect beginner project for scouting, guides and 4H Club woodworking projects.
This roomy feeder is wide open for easy bird viewing and the construction, although simple, is rugged enough to last for years. It could be post mounted, put on the stump of a tree or on a deck railing. Our bird feeders are not fancy, but are very functional and we have found that feeders get so weather beaten over time that we prefer to bang out another one rather than clean and refinish them.
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