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Project by Lumbernator posted 01-18-2009 05:31 PM 1758 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well, I decided one day that my life wasn’t busy enough, so I took a trip to home depot and bought some tools. Shortly there after, I realized it wasn’t enough tools, so I bought some more, and then a few more after that. Somewhere along the process I decided I needed to actually use them. So I built a few things. Maybe they are not the most “square,” or maybe they are not “structurally sound,” but I built them, and that feels good enough.

The first one is a cat house. I decided my cat needed a refuge from the dog. I bought some wood at H D*, big mistake. This wood started falling apart, cracking, warping, (insert bad thing here). You name it, the wood did it. So after all was said and done, it didn’t look very inviting. And cats can be picky. So I got in the car once more, and bought some MDF to remedy the situation. It helped, a lot, but it still has some problems.

I plan on making a new one in the future. A couple new features to add to it, and an exercise wheel, because my cat is getting fat now that he doesn’t have to always run from the dog.

Inside there is a ramp, and I attached two bells, for the cat to play with on the front. All the floors have carpet, and one of the ceilings, (my girlfriend did the carpet…(I hope she doesn’t read this)). On top, I took his bed that use to be on the floor, and used velcro to attach it.

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#1 posted 01-18-2009 05:33 PM

creative project.. looks good

-- making sawdust....

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#2 posted 01-18-2009 05:40 PM

Gotta keep our kitties safe.(lol) Nice job.

-- Dustygirl..Hastings,Ontario.. How much wood can 1 gal chuck if 1 gal can't cut wood?

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#3 posted 01-18-2009 08:54 PM

Nice Job!

See the “landlord” is checking things out!

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

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#4 posted 01-18-2009 09:00 PM

My cat was drooling at the wonderful cat house…until he saw picture #3!
Looks like a great project. H. Despot can really rob you!

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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#5 posted 01-19-2009 07:31 PM

Very nice idea and very well done.
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