Hanging Bird Feeder

Introduction: Hanging Bird Feeder

Made from various things left behind by the previous owners of my new place.

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Step 1: Materials Misused:

  • Plant hanger with 3 chains
  • Crystal ash try (thrift stores have loads of them)
  • Gas stove burner grate

Step 2: Assemble the Feeder

  • Turn burner grate upside down
  • Attach chains from hanger to burner grate - evenly spaced
  • Place ash tray on grate

    Step 3: That's It!!

    • Hang from a tree branch
    • Fill with bird food of choice
    • Enjoy the squirrel acrobatics getting to the feeder!!!
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      6 Discussions

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      JuliaK31
      JuliaK31

      Tip 1 year ago on Step 2

      To prevent the burner grate from becoming rusty: spray paint with a rust prevention paint (making sure it is clean first). This is my kind of crafty with unusual items!

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      sshekels
      sshekels

      Reply 1 year ago

      Thanks for the tip!! Being in California I forget what rain is and how it causes rust

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      NoBoxEver
      NoBoxEver

      1 year ago on Step 3

      Quick and inexpensive-- as in free. My kind of project. Clever.

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      sshekels
      sshekels

      Reply 1 year ago

      Thanks.. and free.entertainment watching the birds

      That looks nice. I should make something like this for my garden.

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      sshekels
      sshekels

      Reply 1 year ago

      Try it! It's quick, easy, inexpensive and I love the quirkiness. And the birds.like it too