Introduction: Garden Ornament and Bird Feeder

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I wanted to make a garden sculpture/bird feeder out of discarded materials and at the same time proof to my wife that the junk I collect is really useful.

Step 1: Bird Feeder Housing

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Here are the steps

List of Materials
Copper Pipe
Springs From an old Trampoling
Hard drive Disk Platters
 Copper parts
Copper bolts
Spare Parts
Wire mesh made of copper (Store bought 

Look at the photographs for detailed instructions

Step 2: Putting It Together

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The copper pipe was cleaned and shaped into a crane.
I mainly use my hands and pliers to shape it.(a plumers pipe bending device would be handy)
The pipes were attached and held together with springs.

Step 3: Final

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Final Pictures of assembled garden ornament bird house.


rickster454 (author)2012-11-07

well ya probably couldn't mass market it, but as long as the birds are happy, Good idea-!!

Azzurro (author)2012-01-19

sorry but... its not really good-looking.

Alderin (author)2011-05-19

Cute birdfeeder, nice re-use...

but what did the wife say? :-)

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