Muffin Tin DIY Bird Feeder | Backyard Projects

Step 3

You’ll probably want to hang a counterweight from the bottom to offset the weight of larger birds, which will reduce the tossing of birdseed when the big guys come in for a landing. You can use anything from a large garden faucet handle to a big handbell or even an old doorknob. Test a few things out until you find one that works for you.

Drill a hole in the center of the muffin tin. Then, using an eyebolt or a plumbing pipe hanger and another length of chain, attach the counterweight. NOTE: If you intend for only small birds to use your feeder, you probably won’t need a counterweight.

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