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Free Squirrel Feeder Plans
Below you'll find free squirrel feeder plans to
deter your backyard squirrels from stealing from your bird feeders and also just for
the sake of enjoying watching the squirrels too!
You can use a variety of food
in your squirrel feeder that will be a lot less expensive than bird seed such as
corn and peanuts. Try to place the feeder well away from your bird feeder, if
you have one, and eventually the squirrels will primarily or exclusively feed
from their feeder instead of the birds.
Free Squirrel Feeder
(click on photos for plans)
Here is a nice looking squirrel feeder made with a mayonnaise jar and scrap
You can fill this feeder with nuts or corn. The squirrels lift the lid and reach
in to get the food. The dimensions can be adjusted to allow using different
width cedar fence slats.
Here is a simple squirrel feeder woodworking project. It holds a whole ear of
dried corn as a food source for the squirrels.
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