How to Make Your Own Bird Feeder

How To : Build your own bird house

Give a bird a home with help from this handyman tutorial! Learn step-by-step how to build a professional looking Bluebird nesting box bird house. To build this nesting box you will need the following tools & materials: rough cedar or pine, a tape measure, pencil, speed square, ...more

How To : Make a bird feeder

Learn how to make a bird feeder from an expert birdhouse builder in this free yard crafts video series. Part 1 of 12 - How to Make a bird feeder. Make a bird feeder - Part 2 of 12. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Make a bird feeder - Part 3 of 12. Click ...more

How To : Make a pine cone bird feeder

There are so many beautiful birds that fly around. This video shows you how to draw those birds to your yard by making a pinecone birdfeeder. You will need: A large pinecone Lard Bird seed mixture Strong wire Attach a piece of wire to the pinecone so that you can hang it ...more

How To : Make your own Twitter bird using Photoshop

The Twitter bird, along with the Tux the Linux Penguin, is among the most popular of online animal logos. Not happy with the version that Twitter uses? Create your own twitty bird! This two-part video will show you how to draw the Twitter bird in Adobe Photoshop CS4. Now you c ...more

How To : Origami your own flapping bird Japanese style

These instructional animated slides teach you how to easily fold a flapping paper bird Japanese style. Learn how to use the Japanese art of origami to make your own flapping paper bird. Use the start, stop, forward and back buttons to easily follow along. You can also speed up ...more

How To : Create your own cartoon bird characters

Birds are a challenging subject for any artist, cartoonists included. Watch this professional cartoon artist demonstrate his technique for drawing cartoon birds that are lively and fun. These birds fly around the page. If you are looking to add birds to your cartoon portfolio, ...more

How To : Bird Watch, Solo and with the Family

Bird spotting is a fun and also fascinating pastime that is definitely expanding in reputation. Not simply can you watch spectacular birds, but you may appreciate the wonder of the open air as well as unwind in the clean air. Having time to view birds in there natural place or ...more

How To : 9 DIY Gifts That Are Perfect for Beer Lovers

We all know the saying “diamonds are a girl's best friend,” but what about a man's best friend? While you may think dogs are the answer, I'd venture to guess it's actually the trusty and loyal bottle of beer. Beer was with you for every celebration, every break up, and was th ...more

How To : 15 Ways to Reuse Old CD Spindle Cases

Compact discs...remember those? Before you toss your old CD spindle cases away, consider upcycling them to a DIY terrarium, cable storage container, hamster toy, rainfall shower head, bird feeder, bagel sandwich lunch box, and more. Need a quick and easy iPhone or iPod touch ...more

How To : 7 Medicinal and Household Uses for Cayenne Pepper

Cayenne peppers are great for spicing up your bland cooking, but did you know that they can also prevent frostbite? If you ever need to keep your feet warm during a long snow hike or skiing adventure, add a little bit of cayenne pepper powder to the bottom of your socks. More ...more

How To : Make a hummingbird feeder & food

Catching sight of a hummingbird floating from flower to flower is one of those rare gifts from nature. In this quick and easy guide, use a little bit of science and learn how to make a hummingbird feeder that will attract all the birds in the yard. Hummingbirds are wonderful ...more

How To : Make a birdcam

Have your ever wanted to build a bird feeder? Do you want to know what types of birds live in your neighborhood? If the answer to one of these questions is yes, then this video is for you. Bre Pettis will teach you how to make two different types of bird feeders and then how t ...more

How To : Make Amy Sedaris' Crafts for Poor People

The multi-talented Amy Sedaris (creator and star of TV show Strangers With Candy) has a new gut-busting venture, now available in bookstores near you. Simple Times: Crafts For Poor People is a tongue-in-cheek DIY guide to projects like seashell toilet seat covers and ringworm ...more

How To : Origami a bird Japanese style

Fold an origami bird. Origami Club in English is a free origami information site, with origami animations and origami diagrams. Diagrams for each origami works are printable on B5 and A4 paper. These instructional animated slides teach you how to easily fold a bird Japanese ...more

How To : Origami a yellow bird Japanese style

These instructional animated slides teach you how to easily fold a paper bird Japanese style. Learn how to use the Japanese art of origami to make your own paper bird. Use the start, stop, forward and back buttons to easily follow along. You can also speed up the instructional ...more

How To : Origami a paper Japanese bird's box

These instructional animated slides teach you how to easily fold a paper bird box. Learn how to use the Japanese art of origami to make your own paper bird's box. Use the start, stop, forward and back buttons to easily follow along. You can also speed up the instructional orig ...more

How To : Fold an origami phoenix

Once you have mastered how to fold an origami crane, you are ready to try the phoenix. A phoenix is a mystical bird that rises from the ashes and is very powerful. They are a great inspiration to have around you. Check out this tutorial for a step by step on folding your own o ...more

How To : Clip a bird's nails

There’s no getting around it: clipping your bird’s nails can be nerve-racking for both you and your feathered friend. But it’s got to be done. Sandpaper perches can damage a bird's feet, but regular trimmings are necessary in order to keep a bird from hurting itself on it's ow ...more

How To : Origami the adorable Twitter bird

Here's a question many have asked but few have had answered: Just what species of bird is the Twitter bird? For those of us who are Twitter addicts, we encounter this plump blue creature on a daily basis. But do we really know who - and what - this bird is? According to origa ...more

How To : Build a Basic Birdhouse

How to Build a Basic BirdhouseMaybe you were outside in your back yard and you noticed that it seemed a little lonely and empty. Our maybe you have young kids that love to experience wild life in their own back yard. Whatever reason you have for searching out this article, you ...more

How To : Make bird feeders out of gourds

Fall is the best time to start a bird-feeding program that will last until spring. As the temperature begins to drop, the natural food supply dwindles, forcing birds to look for alternative sources to get them through the cold winter months. A feeder put out in the fall is sur ...more

How To : Make an origami bird with flappable wings

Looking to add specimens to your paper menagerie? Make a folded-paper bird with origami, the traditional Japanese art of paper folding. This free origami video lesson presents complete instructions for making your own cranes from a sheet of folded paper. For more information, ...more

How To : Sculpt a bird bath from clay

Make your own bird bath from clay, sculpting the slabs and firing it water tight for the summer; learn to sculpt a bird bath from clay in this free video art lesson. Part 1 of 14 - How to Sculpt a bird bath from clay. Sculpt a bird bath from clay - Part 2 of 14. Click through ...more

How To : Make hummingbird food

The tiny hummingbird is the only bird that can fly upside down and backwards. Attract these expert fliers to your feeder with this simple nectar recipe. Learn how to make hummingbird food with this how to video. You Will Need * A saucepan * Water * Granulated sugar * And a b ...more

How To : Attract birds and butterflies to your backyard

Food, water, and shelter—that’s all butterflies and birds need to consider your backyard a home. And the great thing is that what attracts them will beautify your yard as well! You Will Need * Gardening books, magazines, and websites for research * Seed- and berry-producing ...more

How To : Make a hummingbird feeder

Hummingbirds are delightful visitors to any backyard and now you can learn how to attract them! Join host Lisa Bleyaert as she shows you how to make your very own hummingbird feeder! You will need white, yellow, and green paint, a plastic water bottle, scissors, an exacto knif ...more

How To : Fold an origami baby bird

Watch this two part instructional origami video to fold an origami baby bird. You only need one piece of origami paper to complete this origami project. When completed, this cute origami baby bird can stand on its own. Part 1 of 2 - How to Fold an origami baby bird. Part 2 of ...more

How To : Origami a flapping bird out of paper

This video origami tutorial shows how to fold the classic flapping bird. Learn how to use the traditional Japanese art of origami to make a flapping bird out of paper. Follow along to fold your own!

How To : Brine & cook a turkey in the oven

Cooking that big Thanksgiving bird doesn't have to be daunting. Check out this tutorial and learn how to brine and cool your turkey in the oven and cut down on the cooking time. No holiday is complete without turkey and by watching this video you will be able to make your own. ...more

How To : Create your own original pop-up origami

This video will guide you toward creating a pop-up bird. You will be shown how to fold the pop-up base with some suggestions for finishing the model. The final model will be of your own design. It will also examine some of the things you can change to alter the pop-up mechanis ...more

How To : Draw a funny cartoon bird in CorelDRAW X4

In this video, we learn how to draw a funny cartoon bird in CorelDraw X4. Start out by opening up CorelDraw and using the pen to sketch out the shape of the bird. There is no set way to draw this, just be creative with the drawing. Add in the hair, eyes, beak, and body to the ...more

How To : Perform the "appearing bird" magic trick

Magic Trick: The Appearing Bird Have you ever heard of the Masked Magician? With the television series Magic's Biggest Secrets Finally Revealed, the so-called Masked Magician (Val Valentino) revealed secret after secret of the magicians repertoire. Valentino creates “the magi ...more

How To : Make a hookah for 2 to 3 people

Hookahs are tons of fun; they make it easier to share your tobacco with friends and make smoking a more spiritual experience. If you would like to replace your bong with a hookah, or start smoking something different, check out this tutorial. In this video, you will learn how ...more

How To : Deep Fry Your Thanksgiving Bird

Looking for something a little more exhilarating this Thanksgiving? Something with a bit more kick? Forget traditional roasted turkey. If you've got the stomach for it, try turducken, a wonderful triplex of turkey, duck and chicken with sausage stuffing and Cajun seasoning. Or ...more

How To : Fold a paper crane from an origami bird base

Looking to add specimens to your paper menagerie? Make a folded-paper bird from a crane base using origami, the traditional Japanese art of paper folding. This free origami video lesson presents complete instructions for making your own cranes from a sheet of folded paper. For ...more

How To : Fold an colorful origami bird

New to origami, the traditional Japanese folk art of paper folding? With this guide, you'll learn how to make a colorful paper bird from folded paper. For more information, including a step-by-step overview of the folding process, as well as to get started making your own fold ...more

How To : Attract and feed orioles

Here is a bird how-to video that offers tips on attracting and feeding orioles. Orioles like hummingbirds are attracted to a specific color. When choosing an oriole feeder you want to pick one that is orange. Follow along as the owner of a birding store gives you more great ti ...more

How To : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (05/30 - 06/05)

WonderHowTo is a how-to website made up of niche communities called Worlds, with topics ranging from Minecraft to science experiments to Scrabble and everything in-between. Check in every Wednesday evening for a roundup of user-run activities and how-to projects from the most ...more

How To : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (04/25 - 05/01)

WonderHowTo is a how-to website made up of niche communities called Worlds, with topics ranging from Minecraft to science experiments to Scrabble and everything in-between. Check in every Wednesday evening for a roundup of user-run activities and how-to projects from the most ...more

How To : Make a blue bird Christmas ornament

Work along with Laura and her friends in this how-to video as they make a beautiful bluebird ornament! Just follow Laura's step by step instructions and you'll have your very own ornament in no time. They're the perfect holiday gift! Watch this video activity tutorial and lear ...more

HowTo : BP Oil Spill Clean Up Halloween Costume

Sometimes tragedy inspires comedy. Point fingers at those responsible for the oil spill catastrophe this Halloween with Instrutables member frenzy's easy instructions for making your very own (and very sardonic) BP Oil Spill Clean Up Costume. You Will Need: 1 White jumpsuit ...more

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