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« on: March 12, 2011 05:41:28 PM »

Finished my welded/wood dog crate... it will be in our living room for a long time so I thought it would be fun to have something that looks like it's furniture.

Welding the frame:

I used pine for the wood - stained a darker color later. Floor is remnant bamboo I had.

Working on the front door:

This grate came from a conference my husband attended years ago. It's been sitting in our backyard rusting and I thought it would make a neat feature on the top. It cleaned up pretty good!

Finished! Side deck allows for more space:

Now... how do I get the kids out?

Here is little Nora:

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« Reply #1 on: March 12, 2011 06:00:51 PM »

VERY cool! Great design and excellent workmanship!

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« Reply #2 on: March 12, 2011 07:02:43 PM »

That is beautiful!
« Reply #3 on: March 12, 2011 07:05:08 PM »

This is amazing!!!

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« Reply #4 on: March 12, 2011 07:18:34 PM »

Great job with this! You have one lucky dog.

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« Reply #5 on: March 12, 2011 07:37:52 PM »

So beautiful!  Please make me two!

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« Reply #6 on: March 12, 2011 07:57:38 PM »

That is so beautifully made!  And tres cool!  My kid wants one too please Smiley

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« Reply #7 on: March 12, 2011 08:41:05 PM »

This is the best thing I have seen all month! You are very talented! I have seen people selling ones that are really plain and boring for a small fortune, but your's is absolutely gorgeous! I want to make 2 for my furry babies, but I have a Great Pyr and I feel like if I made her a crate it would look more like a dining room table. lol!
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« Reply #8 on: March 13, 2011 06:00:54 AM »

Wow - this is great! You've got one lucky dog!

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« Reply #9 on: March 13, 2011 06:38:38 AM »

That is awesome! 
I am in love with one that my local grocery store sells - it has two floors to it with a set of steps.  I keep saying my Buster would love that but hubby thinks I'm nuts to want to buy it.

That crate is just gorgeous - super job - and now the kids know where they can go it they have time out  Cool

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