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My wife recently hung a couple of hummingbird feeders at our house. They have proven popular with the local hummingbirds, and she ends up refilling th...
You will need the following materials: * A plastic bowl with a flat bottom. It should have a depth of at least 1.5 inches. I'm using a KALAS bowl fro...
Using the drill and bit, drill a hole in the center of the bowl. The Ikea bowl had a small indentation in the center, making alignment very easy.
Thread a nut on the J-hook as far down as it will go. Place a washer on top. This is what the bowl will rest on.
Add a seal to the bottom of the bowl. If you are using plumber's putty, form a circle around the hole. If you are using silicone, place a bead around ...
Insert the J-hook through the bottom of the bowl, pushing the washer into the sealant.
Add your preferred sealant to the inside of the bowl, around the inserted J-hook.
Using the wrench, tighten the inside nut, while holding the bottom one. The nuts will "jam" together easily so a second wrench is not required. Once t...
Thread the coupling to the J-bolt and keep turning it until it gets about half-way. Then thread the eye-bolt into the other side of the coupling and t...
Hang the moat, by the eye-hook, onto the hook where your feeder normally hangs.
Pour some water into the moat.
Finally, hang the feeder on the J-hook at the bottom of the moat and wait for the hummingbirds to come back. Even though this feeder was out of commis...
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