Indoor Dog Kennel

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Project by GrumpyCub posted 01-03-2019 12:30 AM 1316 views 3 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My son has a German Shepherd and mentioned that he does not have a good place for her to sleep or be put up. He had an ugly metal crate, but wished he had something more like furniture. I made this indoor kennel with storage for him for Christmas. The dog in the picture is my German Shepherd. She climbed in several times during the build. I think she believed it was for her.

The barn door hardware is homemade from steel and patio door rollers I purchased at the big box store. The bars of the kennel are 3/8” rebar.

Finish is Minwax Classic Gray. Clear is Satin Poly.

Thanks for looking!

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#1 posted 01-03-2019 03:06 AM

Nice looking dog crate. I like it.

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#2 posted 01-03-2019 11:14 AM

Nice dog nest. Now your shepherd is going to be jealous. ;-)

-- Dave - Santa Fe

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#3 posted 01-03-2019 06:42 PM

Nice looking homemade barn door hardware.

Good looking and practical.

-- No honey, that's not new, I've had that forever......

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#4 posted 01-03-2019 08:29 PM

Nice dog crate! Great job!

-- Brian Famous :: Charlotte, NC ::

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#5 posted 01-06-2019 04:19 PM

Thanks folks!

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