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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
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
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
Repurposed Hillbilly Bird Feeders by GadgetSponge.com
I used jack chain for the suspension.
Repurposed Hillbilly Bird Feeders by GadgetSponge.com
Repurposed Hillbilly Bird Feeders by GadgetSponge.com
These were created for only $20 each.
Repurposed Hillbilly Bird Feeders by GadgetSponge.com
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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