Repurposed / Upcycled Hillbilly Bird Feeders


I created these and one other one recently for a Birds & Blooms magazine DIY feature.
Repurposed Hillbilly Bird Feeders by GadgetSponge.com
It was to provide a solution for really inexpensive bird feeder construction at home.
Repurposed Hillbilly Bird Feeders by GadgetSponge.com
Repurposed Hillbilly Bird Feeders by GadgetSponge.com
I used everything from muffin pans, to remnant wood, to tray lids, and a few accessories.
Repurposed Hillbilly Bird Feeders by GadgetSponge.com
I used jack chain for the suspension.
Repurposed Hillbilly Bird Feeders by GadgetSponge.com
These were created for only $20 each.
Repurposed Hillbilly Bird Feeders by GadgetSponge.com

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  • KathyJb
    on Jul 24, 2016

    The birds that frequent my bird baths are a great joy to me. I love your ideas. Are those brass rings on the top one with the galvanized cooler lid?

    • GadgetSponge.com
      on Jul 24, 2016

      Definitely. They are actually just a bronze-finished basic metal ring that I got off Etsy in bulk a long time ago I believe.

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  • Eileen ross
    on Jul 25, 2016

    Looking at these feeders made me chuckle. I love creative minds, especially when they make me smile. Great job!

  • PAMELA
    on Sep 7, 2017

    MY FAVORITE YARD FRIENDS GET THESE ADORABLE FEEDERS.. WAY TO GO ADORE THEM!
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