I found this tutorial on Pinterest, and instantly had to try it. I ran to my local Lowe’s to pick up the supplies needed and attempted to create one. I used my favorite drill bit to drill holes in the plates and bowls.
Now to the fun part, assembling the bird feeder. This is where I had a problem with the tutorial on Pinterest, a carriage bolt is not totally threaded, so I returned to Lowe’s and bought a threaded rod. The rod worked out perfectly, I just needed and extra nut and washer to replace the end of the carriage bolt. !!! This project uses 1 threaded rod, 4 washers, 4 nuts, and some nylon cord to hang it with. I had the plates and bowl in a closet, so I only had to purchase the hardware, total cost approx $3.00.
I love the way it came out and I plan on making more.