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DIY Bird Feeder Station


Longing to hear birds singing in your backyard and to see their beautiful colors? Using black pipe and connectors to create a stand set in a bit of concrete you can easily make a diy bird feeding station that will attract many different kinds of birds to your yard.
This station can hold suet, thistle, a bird seed mix as well as a platform feeder for larger birds to hold black oil sunflower seeds.
Dave shows what this station looks like in the accompanying video, details on created the platform feeder and also shares how he made a special tool for the grandchildren to help fill the platform feeder with sunflower seeds. He has plans to create a baffle on the main pipe to keep the squirrels away - just part of his ongoing battle with them!
The video shows many more details, and you can always contact us through our website listed below if you have any other questions.
Here's a view of the diy child-helper bird feeder that allows kids to add seed to the tall platform feeder.
Here's a view of the diy child-helper bird feeder that allows kids to add seed to the tall platform feeder.
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Want more details about this and other DIY projects? Check out my blog post!

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1 question
  • Roxanne Renicker
    on Jun 5, 2016

    Do you have a squirrel baffle? If so, how did you build it?

    • Front Porch Ideas
      on Jun 27, 2016

      We just purchased the squirrel baffle. You can find them on amazon - "Woodlink NABAF18 Audobon Wrap Around Squirrel Baffle 18 inch". Or just google "squirrel baffles". Thanks for reading our post, Roxanne.

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  • Front Porch Ideas
    on Jul 8, 2013

    Thank you, Kate and Marcy! Yes, the birds love it and we (and our grandchildren) enjoy watching them.

  • Pam Donahue Persons
    on Aug 29, 2016

    You did a great job that unique bird feeder & you didn't forget about your grandchildren that's awesome I bet they love to do that with too...

    • Front Porch Ideas
      on Aug 29, 2016

      Thank you, Pam. Our grandchildren love everything about the bird feeding station. Even the older kids. They enjoy watching the birds and helping to feed them. Thank you for stopping by.

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