Bird feeder post (squirrel-proof)
If you are erecting a birdhouse or feeder on a wooden post, squirrels and raccoons can become a real pest. Try this to keep the furry pilferers from climbing up the post. Simply use a section of 4-inch PVC pipe as your post. This will keep uninvited critters from helping themselves. They will not be able to climb up the slick surface of the PVC pipe.

The addition of a toilet flange at the top of the post can provide a sturdy mount for your birdhouse or feeder.

PVC pipe in the home, garden, farm, and workshop
Charles Sanders
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