How to Make a Blue Jay Bird Feeder




Hello and welcome to how to build you own personal Bird feeder with a water bowl. Here we will explain and show how to correctly build our version of our product. Also please be sure to visit our website at hope you enjoy!

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Step 1: Materials

You will need:

  • Wood
  • Rope
  • Saw
  • Blue waterproof paint

Step 2: Measure

  • Measure the woods circumference and radius
  • Also measure the amount of rope you will intend to use for your bird bath.

Step 3: Cut

  • Next, cut the rope around 3 feet

Step 4: Burning Rope

Burn the ends of each rope so it would not untangle

Step 5: Knots

Make a knot at one of the ends

Step 6: Get Started on the Base

Next get a circle wood plate, a bowl, and four square plates

Step 7: Drilling Time

Make the holes at the end of each corner and stick in the rope to hang it wherever you like

Step 8: Step 7: Glue the Bowl

Next glue the bowl in the middle

Step 9: Glue the Plates

Then glue in the four plates

Step 10: Caution

Make sure that the bowl and the square feeder plates are secured with the glue

Step 11: Painting Time

Grab your brush and paint to start painting the circular base

Step 12: Awaiting the Final Product

Let the paint dry off

Step 13: Step 13:

Enjoy your homemade bird feeder!

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    4 Discussions


    2 years ago

    Keep in mind if you feed wild animals and birds , they become dependent on it and do not teach the young how to fend for themselves . Result , when the food stops the birds die all over your lawn waiting for food.

    2 replies

    Reply 2 years ago

    birds are not snowflakes, they know life doesnt come with safe spaces


    Reply 2 years ago

    That's not exactly correct.


    2 years ago

    That looks nice, I need to make something similar for the robins in the back yard :)