Shipping Crate Dog Bed

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Project by ppworkshop posted 04-08-2017 08:14 PM 723 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

For my dog Stanley’s 2nd birthday, I built a shipping crate themed dog bed. A step folds out so he can get up into the bed. I put carpet on the step and on the surface where his dog bed will lay. I used 3/4” birch plywood and cheap pine for the trim. I left it rough (like shipping crates typically are) and covered the whole thing with epoxy to make sure no one gets splinters. He is one spoiled dog for sure.

Here is a video of the build

-- Patrick Parson Workshop

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#1 posted 04-08-2017 09:16 PM

Such a great idea, and incredibly creative. I like all the details you included. Stanley’s a lucky guy. Cute too.

-- No matter how much you push the envelope, it'll still be stationery.

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#2 posted 04-08-2017 10:06 PM

Thanks RichTaylor! It’s nice to do a project like this for a change, where I can be creative, but not have to worry about being terribly accurate. : )

-- Patrick Parson Workshop

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#3 posted 04-10-2017 10:33 PM

cool , Love it

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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