I Don't have any drawings, but I have seen PVC pipe feeders that seem to work well. First take a length of pipe 3-4 ft long and cut a half circle out of one side on one end. On the other end find a cap or plug to keep out the rain. Paint it to match surrounding area. Attach the pipe to a tree with the notched end towards the ground. The notch should be 2-3 inches above the ground. Fill the pipe with corn or similar sized feed. The corn will pile up on the ground and back up in the pipe and when deer eat some of the corn more will fall out.
Also you can buy battery powered units that attach to 5gal buckets that hang in trees and spread feed at dawn and dusk just like a store bought full unit.
I Have never used the PVC method but I know that it works. We use the 5gal bucket units. Be careful when placing feeders in the woods. Check your game laws before placing any. In our state all non-agricultural feed (ie everything except food plots) and baits must be removed 10 days prior to the first hunting day.
In the darkness, the hunter stumbles through the underbrush, making noise and leaving his scent seemingly EVERYWHERE!
Daylight will be here in 30 minutes and he wanted to be in the stand an hour before daylight.
"I know I left that stand RIGHT in this area last night," he mutters under his breath, "but where is it now?"
He traipses back and forth in a zig zag pattern, getting himself overheated and sweaty, but never finding the stand he left there the previous evening – and eventually sits on a...