11 Plans for DIY Bird Feeders

Blue Jay on a bird feeder

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These DIY bird feeders will give your backyard feathered friends a place to rest and get a quick snack or meal before they continue their flight. You'll find that these bird feeder projects are simple to complete, some of them even a child can make. A few of them require some building but they're still easy projects and the perfect choice for someone just beginning with woodworking.

You'll also be able to save some money by making your own bird feeder. In most cases, making it yourself costs a fraction of what a pre-made one usually goes for.

After you've made one of these DIY bird feeders, consider giving the birds a place to stay with these free birdhouse plans.