Feeding wild deer is now a very popular hobby and over the years that the firm has literally supplied tens of thousands of those feeders. It's not unusual for us to receive requests from woodworkers and others who wish to build their own feeders. Unlike most companies, we are glad to help anyone wanting to www.penndeer.com create their own homemade feeder because often times we get responses from the very same individuals with ideas for progress, or more than likely new merchandise ideas.
To construct your own 36" trough fashion deer puppy at the Hurley-Byrd fashion first you need to collect a few materials. You'll require timber of course and most of Hurley-Byrd Deer Feeders are crafted from western red cedar.
You're welcome to use walnut but just expect it to last a couple of decades. Purchase one 1x8 piece of lumber that is eight feet and a 2x4 with a minimum length of three feet. Remember each piece of lumber will have to get torn to narrow widths. Some lumber yards will be pleased to assist if you do not have the tools capable of performing this task.
Once the lumber is home, it is time to construct the vee shaped trough. Cut your own 1x8 in to 2-36" lengths. Leave one piece its complete 71/4" width and then tear another to 6 1/2". Take the remaining two toes of the 1x8 and tear it 3/4" in diameter. This piece of timber must be cut into two triangles using a miter saw. Considering these four pieces of lumber get attached to one another at their borders, screw holes must be drilled first or the Best Deer Feeder timber will soon divide. About the 1x7 1/4"x 36, drill two holes at each end 3/8" in the end and 1 1/2" from the sides.