Introduction: Bird Feeder

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  A good friend saved this out of a garbage pile for me.  I knew I wanted to do something with it, but it had to be done so it could be rebuilt and ridden again by a child.   
  The first request was for a plant stand.  Unfortunately, I was in the market for a bird bath at the time. So, this is what I came up with.  It can be moved easily and double as a plant stand.

Step 1: Material

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1. the bike
2. brass clean out cover
3. 3/4' copper cap
4. terra cotta saucer
5. tube of Liquid Nails
6. soldering supplies
7. 4' drywall screw
8. bird seed

Step 2: Solder

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A quick sweat job of the copper cap and brass clean out cover. I then fit it to the seat post to see if was the level I desired.

Step 3: Terra Cotta Saucer

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I laid a bead of Liquid Nails on the terra cotta where the clean out cover will lay.  I also filled the threads of the clean out cover.  When I fit the two together, I used my finger to smooth out the glue joint. 

Step 4: Fixing Position

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Using a 4' drywall screw, I put it in the fence at an angle.  This caused a tight fit in the handle bar holding it in place. I also set the rims in the gravel to further fix its position.  Added some bird seed and its been good to go. 

Comments

Wasagi (author)2011-11-29

That is fantastic! Though I personally would be more interested in riding it, it sure looks great in a backyard!

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