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Project by tomfromwinnipeg posted 12-28-2009 11:23 PM 2241 views 5 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Our pets are very special to us so our German Shepherd “Azylynn” needed her own bed. Her kennel name is on the nem plate. The bed is made of cedar and finished with water based varathane.
Someone at a dog show commissioned one for his Great Dane, it was much larger but did fit (barely) in the back of a half ton.

-- Tom From Winnipeg





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Chris

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#1 posted 12-28-2009 11:34 PM

First, Great work on the bed. Second, Great choice of dogs; I love German Shepherds, grew up with them

-- "Everything that is great and inspiring is created by the individual who labors in freedom" -- Albert Einstein

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#2 posted 12-28-2009 11:44 PM

My wife will flip when she sees this. She’s crazy about German Shepherds.

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

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#3 posted 12-29-2009 12:00 AM

I’d like to associate myself with the remarks of the other two ;-)

Great work. Great dog :-)

-- -- Neil

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#4 posted 12-29-2009 12:09 AM

great work, I’ve had German Sheperds my entire life. My dog now is named Sheba and is just about past going (hip problems) I know what the right thing to do is but it sure doesn’t make it any easier. Again great job.

-- F.Little

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#5 posted 12-29-2009 12:21 AM

Loved the dogbed. The things we do for our family members. I made one for our dog lat year and he hated it. Unfortunally we lost him to cancer last May. Still waiting for that special mutt.

Wally

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#6 posted 12-29-2009 12:34 AM

Very Nice – Great Idea.

-- Patrick - DCFB

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Kate

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#7 posted 12-29-2009 12:34 AM

Ditto to NBeener’s comment.

Great bed, great looking dog. My girl is getting on to 11 years old, almost time for her to have her own bed (so she doesn’t have to make the leap up to mine!

-- Kate, http://www.wooden-box-maker.com

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#8 posted 12-29-2009 12:39 AM

Cool bed very cool Sheperd she’s a beauty.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#9 posted 12-29-2009 12:46 AM

well done with the bed
and a butyful dog you have

Dennis

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#10 posted 12-29-2009 12:51 AM

Thanks all – my wife saw the comments and is beaming, she has always been a shepherd person and converted this Lab Lover to a shepherd person too.
Azylynn is due to have pups in January, should be great pups like her, hopefully we sell them all, I don’t want to have to make another 6 or 8 beds. There is no room in the house.

-- Tom From Winnipeg

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#11 posted 12-29-2009 12:53 AM

You do it if you must you are too much of a dog lover

Dennis

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#12 posted 12-29-2009 01:54 AM

Great job on the bed. I too am a dog lover and I understand how special they can be. In my case, the dogs (we have 2) are papillions. Therefore, I would need to make beds that are about the size of a shoebox.

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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#13 posted 12-29-2009 01:55 AM

Nice job! Nice dog! I have a Sheppard/Malemute mix.

-- I still have all my fingers

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#14 posted 12-29-2009 02:45 AM

Great Lookin Bed An Dog

-- Jim, Kentucky

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#15 posted 12-29-2009 03:15 AM

I made beds for papillons for a local breeder. I added the pics up top.

-- Tom From Winnipeg

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