2020 - Volume #44, Issue #2, Page #30[ Sample Stories From This Issue | List of All Stories In This Issue | Print this story | Read this issue]
Bird Feeder Turns With The Wind
So he decided to make a bird feeder that rotates with the wind like a weather vane.
The feeder housing is made from a couple refrigerator crisper drawers, screwed together and mounted on an old water pump housing that acts as the bearing. Two 1-in. pieces of wood extend out from either side of the feeder to catch the wind to rotate the feeder.
A plastic bucket mounts upside down below the bearing to keep squirrels out.
“This feeder saves a lot of seed and it’s fun to watch,” says Hachey.
Contact: FARM SHOW Followup, Omer Hachey, Madran, New Brunswick E8J 2M7 Canada (ph 506 544-6170).
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