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This is a badge bit (BB) that is part of the PEP curriculum.  Completing this BB is part of getting the sand badge in Metal Working.

Chicken funnels are a relatively easy sheet metal project.  Let's build one!

Here is one way to do it:


To document your completion of the BB, provide the photos or video (<2 min) of the following:
 - The supplies you're starting with
 - Partway through the build
 - The finished funnel
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Submission for metalworking make a chicken funnel.

Major tip....after you have the sharp spring like metal in place and drilled is not the time to find out you havea 3/16 head and a 1/8th rivet.

Another thing I learned is that springy metal doest stay still like conduit or wood. Make sure that you have your edges aligned and that you grip it firmly while drilling or your edges may be slightly wonky.

I think you could make 5 of these for under 10 bucks  easy and I believe with a few extra well placed rivets and some proper sheet metal pliars they could be just as nice as the cones in the feed store.
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Tools and metal bits
Tools and metal bits
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Halfway
Halfway
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Finished product!
Finished product!
Staff note (Mike Barkley):

I certify this BB is complete.

 
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