To make a homemade bird feeder from a soda bottle, cut four holes in the bottle, insert a dowel, and add bird seed. This 20-minute project requires an empty, clean 1-liter bottle, a utility knife, masking tape, 1 yard of... More » Hobbies & Games Crafting Crafts for Kids

To create a homemade dog water feeder, the following materials are required: a 2x4 piece of wood measuring 16 inches, a 1x6 piece of wood measuring 12 inches, a 2-liter soda bottle, a dog bowl, two pieces of hook-and-loo... More » Pets & Animals Pets Dogs

To make a homemade deer feeder, connect a 3-foot length of 6-inch PVC pipe to a 6-inch wye PVC piece, then cover the top and bottom of the PVC with a cover and attach three eye bolts to the top and either side of the fee... More » Pets & Animals Mammals Deer

To make a bird feeder from a soda bottle, insert a wooden dowel near the base of the bottle, and cut small feeding holes 1 to 2 inches above the dowel. Insert a metal screw hook into the cap. Fill the bottle with birdsee... More » Hobbies & Games Crafting Crafts for Kids

To make a submarine from a water bottle, make holes on one side of the water bottle and tape heavy coins on either end. Attach a flexible straw at the mouth, and add plastic tubing to operate the submarine. Use clay to a... More » Hobbies & Games Crafting Crafts for Kids

To make a simple rack that holds several quilts, construct the sides from two pieces of wood, drill holes and insert 1-inch wooden dowel rods. When making your own rack, customize the width and number of bars to suit you... More » Home & Garden Furniture

The Old Farmer's Almanac offers a basic recipe for homemade bird suet. Variations of the classic bird suet recipe can be found at, as of May 2015. More » Pets & Animals Birds