Wine Bottle Bird Feeder

1 Material
$10
3 Hours
Easy

Found an old wine bottle that I wanted to make into a bird feeder.
wine bottle bird feeder
Found this triangular wine bottle and found a dish that went well with it.
wine bottle bird feeder
I marked the center of the wood then traced the bottle around it. I marked an inside line so the bottle would sit nicely in the wood.

*Tip: I used watercolor pencils to mark on the wood because they will dissolve and blend in with the stain.
wine bottle bird feeder
I cut out what I marked and sanded the edges.
wine bottle bird feeder
I cut 2 1x2's for the sides, sanded them smooth.
wine bottle bird feeder
All assembled
wine bottle bird feeder
Tested to make sure I got the spacing correct.
wine bottle bird feeder
I stained the whole thing with "Weathered Daydream" Unicorn SPiT
wine bottle bird feeder
After it dried I sealed it with an oil based spray sealer.
wine bottle bird feeder
I marked the center (again with a watercolor pencil) placed the tray then put holes around it. I put wire in the holes to hold the tray in place. The x in the center wiped off with water.
wine bottle bird feeder
I added a wire hanger and birdseed and the project is complete.
wine bottle bird feeder
It self feeds until the bottle is empty, then just fill the bottle again.

Suggested materials:

  • Unicorn SPiT  (www.unicornspit.com)

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  • Mary Bergman
    on Sep 2, 2017

    Looks great and seems to function great!
  • Rebecca Morales
    on Nov 10, 2018

    Love it! I hate throwing out beautiful bottles and you don’t have to cut into the bottle to reuse it!

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