Make A Porch Swing Birdfeeder

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Materials & Tools


MATERIALS:

– 18 popsicle sticks

– a scrap piece of wood

– a scrap thin piece of wood


TOOLS:

– a pencil and a pair of scissors

– wood file or sanding paper

– staple gun

– wood glue

– couple of clamps

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1. Line up your Popsicle sticks and tape them together.

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2. Glue another Popsicle stick across the back for a middle brace.

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3. Cut 4 pieces of wood
2x – 4in
2x – 3 in.

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4. Arrange the pieces into a rectanlge

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5. Screw them together at the corners

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6. Cut a piece of screen and lay it on what will be the bottom of the frame.

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7. Use a staple gun to attach the screen to the wood.

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8. Trim the Popsicle sticks so the bottom is flush with the base.

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9. Popsicle sticks can be fragile.
Predrill holes along the base to avoid snapping them.

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10. Nail the back rest to the base frame. One nail for each Popsicle stick.

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11. Use scissors to cut a Popsicle stick to about half the length of one short side of your base frame. Cut two more stick to be about half the height of the backrest.


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12. Glue the pieces together.

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13. Glue the arm rests to each short side of your frame base.

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14. Pre-drill a hole in each of the four sticks that overlaps the base frame.

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15. Use a hammer to nail the arm rests into the frame.

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16. Cut another Popsicle stick to be a little longer in length than the top piece of your arm rest.

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17. Run some hot glue along the top edge of each arm rest

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18. Attach your newly cut Popsicle stick to the glued edge.

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19. Staple a very long piece of string to each outside corner.

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Repeat for each side.

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20. Spray paint your color of choice in a well ventilated area.

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Congratulations on finishing your porch swing bird feeder!
Now go fill it with seed and enjoy all the birds who will come flocking to your yard.

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