Tea Cup Birdfeeders

December 14th, 2008 in member junk     
JunkMama1 JunkMama1, member
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I know you've seen these before!  But, I think my hubby perfected them!  He drills the tea cup & saucer on a small lathe with a glass drill bit and then mounts them on all thred...with a piece of rubber placed between the nut on bolt (inside the cup), so they can be used for bird baths, or bird feeders. It's a kick to watch the birds sit on the saucer and enjoy their seed! 

We've also started making Gravy Boat bird feeders and people seem to love them!

posted in: member junk, Bird feeder, tea cup, rartwork

Comments (8)

shabbychick writes: These are so sweet - and I bet the birds love them!

Thanks for sharing!

Kathy Posted: 11:13 am on December 17th
JunkMama1 writes: Thanks for the kind words...I'll share them with Tom (my hubby) as I know he'll appreciate them! Happy Holidays! Posted: 11:39 pm on December 16th
KimberlyMelamed writes: These are so sweet. Love the idea of the gravy boat too. It would make the perfect little bath for the birdies. Thanks for sharing the method and inspiration. Posted: 10:35 pm on December 15th
SnowmanHill writes: These are darling and the birds are eating in style! Posted: 12:37 pm on December 15th
Junk_Sophisticate writes: Your hubbie is on to something with his new an improved method for these. They are just beautiful! I love the one out front that looks to be a gravy boat. Great idea!

Candy Posted: 10:49 am on December 15th
suewhitney writes: These are adorable. It's nice that they can be used as bird baths too. Everyone loves a squeaky clean birdie!

Be well
Sue Posted: 10:35 am on December 15th
shamrockerin writes: I just made a couple of these myself! But mine are not as sophisticated- just Gorilla glue instead of glass drills. These look lovely all clustered together like that- a real tea party! Posted: 9:11 am on December 15th
junkermidge writes: Those are great! I've made a few of these myself, but I think I'd like your husband's way of attaching them much better. I'll have to add lathe to my tool wish list. Good job!
Midge Posted: 9:00 am on December 15th
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