This type fo bird feeder can be made from a plastic recycled drink bottle and a plastic lid or food container.  Any size drink bottle can be use as most of them have a one inch bottle cap.  Note, squirrels will eat the bottle to get to the food.

Step 1: Drill one inch hole

Using a one inch wood drill bit like the one shown here with the two small cutting edges, drill a one inch hole in your lid or food container.  With a little practice you can make a nice clean hole.

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Very nice idea, and clear instructions - I'm going to share this with a poultry group, as a possible chicken feeder also! Thanks. <br>
Wow great idea. I feed birds everyday and some of my bird feeders broke. They are expensive at the store and your idea has giving me a chance to try and make one. Thanks
iT is simple to add perches. Just burn holes with the soldering iron the size of a dowel, bamboo stick, chopsticks or small branches from a tree and run them through the bottle to another hole on the other side. Voila! perches!
Thank you for this method. My grandkids will love this and its a project they can share with all their contacts. They can add them to my yard too as they don't have trees in theirs.
i just got done making this and i love it. <br /> it's so crafty and a great way to recycle trash.<br />
This looks like the birds would have a very difficult time landing on the lid without skidding around.&nbsp; Have you seen any birds eating from these?<br /> <div id="refHTML">&nbsp;</div>
It is not a problem,&nbsp; I have made hundreds of these using all types of lids and food containers and birds flock to them.&nbsp; You will often see them eating what has spilled onto the lid.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Bill<br />
My son saw me looking at this and wants to to build one. We'll give it a try tomorrow.<br />
You need a better title.<br />

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