Automatic Bird Feeder
Automatic bird feeder is bookmark about Outdoor bookmarked by philip with ID 1781516640 was uploaded on 10-03-2019 and has been viewed 141,063 times.
This bird feeder idea came to me from Bill Wilson, who has helped me out with many projects over the years.The concept is similar to those automated pet food bowls that drop food as it is eaten.It's very convenient to have a small feeding tray without the need to fill it every day.
I started by gluing together three plywood boards and clamping them together.These will be used to create a block for the roof later on.Gluing them now, will give them plenty of time to dry while before I need the block.
I drilled holes in each end of the two boards that create the lower frame and I ran dowels through the holes.These will be the perches.These two boards get glued to the insides of the frame.I used a scrap block of wood as a spacer.
To glue the dowels in place, I added a little glue and pulled them into the holes.Since the cross pieces are glued on the end grain, I drove a scr*w into each one to strengthen the connection.Then I cut the ends of the dowels flush with the frame.
It's a good idea for the birdseed to have airflow to help prevent them from...