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How to make your own suet holder

This simple project uses scrap parts to make a homemade suet feeder.

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Gather your supplies.

Gather your supplies.

Cut the wood or find scraps at least as thick as the suet.

Cut the wood or find scraps at least as thick as the suet.

Lay out the wire screen to determine the size needed, long enough to cover both sides and the bottom as shown in next pictures.

Lay out the wire screen to determine the size needed, long enough to cover both sides and the bottom as shown in next pictures.

Cut to fit.

Cut to fit.

Check the width.

Check the width.

Trim the sharp edges.

Trim the sharp edges.

Lay a board in the center and bend up the screen.

Lay a board in the center and bend up the screen.

Fold the screen around the board.

Fold the screen around the board.

Place suet in the center.

Place suet in the center.

Staple.

Staple.

Stapled. :)

Stapled. :)

Add string.

Add string.

Hang and watch the birdies enjoy!

  • Suet
  • Wood scraps
  • Hardware cloth (wire screen)
  • Staple gun
  • Saw
  • Wire cutters
  • String