Dog Dish for special pets

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Project by joejt posted 12-03-2008 04:16 AM 1691 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This dog feeding stand was made for a couple of small dogs. It is made of cherry with inserted removable stainless steel bowls. The top is maple plywood. This is a good project to make use of those odd cut-offs.

The unit is finished with wipe-on Polyurethane over Shellac. The Shellac brings out the color of the Cherry wood, and the Poly makes for a water-resistant durable finish.

Note that the molding shape around the base is complemented with the same pattern around the top edge. Also the uplift in the center of the base molding provides a lightened effect, and makes it easier to pick up from the floor.

-- joejt

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#1 posted 12-03-2008 04:49 AM

Beautifully built piece of wood work!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#2 posted 12-03-2008 05:33 AM

Very spiffy design for a dog dish holder. I hope they appreciate it. :-)

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#3 posted 12-03-2008 06:57 AM

Nicely done. I can see their tails wagging once the food is added of course.

-- All bleeding will eventually stop.

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#4 posted 12-03-2008 04:45 PM

Nice job Keep the dogs happy

-- Jim, Kentucky

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#5 posted 03-25-2009 08:55 AM

these are very good for the dog to have his food at a height that that are standing instead of sitting

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