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I was in a bird store to buy a finch feeder. I saw one for about $20, but immediately thought, 'I can make this, and probably for less.'So I tried, a...
It just so happened that next door was a TAP Plastics store. In there I found something called a Tube-Pak. It is a clear plastic tube with a red cap...
First I marked where I wanted to drill holes for the rod. I started 2" from the bottom and then marked every 4". Then I turned the tube 90 degrees a...
Next I drilled 1/4" holes all the way through the tube at each of my marks.
Now I need to mark the holes for feeding. I drilled 1/8" holes 2" above each of the big holes I just drilled. Because the seed needs just a bit more...
I cut the rod to 6" length, using a band saw. A hacksaw would also work.
Push the rods through the 1/4" holes. The fit is tight enough so glue is not needed.
To hang the feeder, use a wire coat hanger. Cut a straight piece about 13" long. Bend it into a 'U' shape. Then bend the ends 90 degrees.
Slip the bent ends into the two holes at the top of the feeder and bend them up further so they don't come out.
You're done! Buy some Thistle seed and enjoy some backyard wildlife. Check out the free videos at www.tapplastics.com. for more ideas.
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