Great Dane Feeder

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Project by Straightpiped posted 11-20-2008 07:14 PM 6142 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my first project. It is half done but some other things came up so I wanted to post up the partially completed product. My wife and I have two great danes, we got the second one back in April. The older dog has always had an elevated food/water bowl cabinet that her mom’s friend made for her about 4 years ago, it was made out of MDF with a white laminate. To keep the story short it was crap. So now that we have two Danes we wanted something that could feed them both that looked nicer. This is just the bottom half. I am going to make a top for it that with reach roughly 6.5’ tall. It will look alot like a china cabinet. It is made completely out of pine. Center bowl holds about 1.5 gallons.


BTW- I learned alot on this project, both things to do and not do.

-- T. Nelson

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#1 posted 11-20-2008 07:17 PM

Really Cool!!!

Don’t think I could use these proportions for my Bassett Hound, however!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#2 posted 11-20-2008 08:08 PM

That’s really neat. I could just about give my beagle a bath in that center bowl. LOL!

-- Darell, Norman, Ok.

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#3 posted 11-21-2008 03:09 AM

Nice job!!! I need to make one of these myself,I have one Great Dane (a harlequine)Don’t know if I could handle having two of these giants around!!!

-- Scott NM,

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#4 posted 11-21-2008 03:20 AM

We have a Harlequine and a Mantle. I was always told, and never believed, that two are easier than one. Its true.

-- T. Nelson

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#5 posted 11-21-2008 05:16 AM

Great job Thats a true dog lover

-- Jim, Kentucky

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#6 posted 11-21-2008 01:10 PM

Have you been to ?

-- When the tide goes out you see who's been skinny dipping.

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#7 posted 11-27-2008 04:12 AM

Thats a neat feeder.

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#8 posted 11-05-2010 04:38 AM

I wish I was your dog, now that’s what I call luxury…an outstanding idea with superb quality..BRAVO!!!!

-- John Cahill

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#9 posted 12-17-2010 04:15 PM

I just saw this in rotation. My dogs want to know when they can move in!

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#10 posted 06-24-2013 05:49 PM

Tyson, when I first looked at the picture I wondered why your vanity had three bowls and no faucetts. I clicked on the picture and discovered what it really was and it was great! Great Idea and Great Job.

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