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Alternate Mounting Method
Hanging Cedar Bird Feeder

Hanging Cedar Bird Feeder

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As mentioned in step 14 of these free bird feeder plans, you may wish to hang the bird feeder rather than mount it using a shelf or L-bracket. Hanging the bird feeder will typically keep the feeder from being accessible to squirrels, raccoons and other four-legged critters. See the picture above for an example of how to hang the feeder using eye-hooks and a chain (as described in step 14).

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