If you enjoy being entertained by birds this can be a perfect project for you. The bird feeder plans shown here contains drawings, measurements, shopping list and cutting list. This bird feeder can be mounted to a wood pole, fence, or tree.
This is a great backyard project for the bird lovers out there. If you enjoy having birds around your home giving them food is a good way to attract them.
This bird feeder is built using 3/4″ wood board such as a fence board. Redwood, cedar, pine, or maybe old fence boards or used wood pallets will work fine for this project.
Simple Bird Feeder Plans Material List
1 – 1×6 – 8′ long board (such as a fence board)
1 1/2″ finishing nails wood glue
(A) 3/4″ board 5 1/2″x1′ 6″
(B) 3/4″ board 5 1/2″x 1′
(C) 3/4″ board 5 1/2″x4″
(D) 3/4″ board 4 3/4″x2″
(E) 3/4″ board 7″x2″
Start by cutting a board for the back (A) as shown in drawing above. The top roof pitch has a 60 degree angle cut. The bottom can be rounded, this is optional.
Next cut the roof (B) to size as shown. The top end of the roof top board will have a 60 degree bevel cut. Install by using wood glue and 1 1/2″ finishing nails. Nail through the roof top (B) and into the back board (A).
Cut the floor board (C) to 5 1/2″ by 4″. Measure 5 1/4″ from the bottom to top. Install floor using wood glue and 1 1/2″ finishing nails. Nail through the back board (A) and into floor board (C).
Cut the side trim (D) to 4 3/4″ by 2″. Install using wood glue and 1 1/2″ finishing nails. Nail through the side trim (D) and into the floor board (C) and back board (A)
Cut the front trim (E) to 7″ by 2″. Install using wood glue and 1 1/2″ finishing nails. Nail through the front trim (E) and into the side trim (D) and floor board (C).