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Project by Monte Pittman posted 08-17-2012 03:50 AM 1309 views 4 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

It seems that even my biggest dog food holder wasn’t big enough for this customer. My previous large holder was 2-3 quart dishes. This has 2-5 quart dishes. It’s 34”W x 13”T x 14” D. I did not ask what kind of horse they were feeding.

Thanks for looking

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#1 posted 08-17-2012 03:57 AM

Maybe they’ve got a Lab ! Our Lab is always eating or thinking about eating . . . And she’ll eat a lot !

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#2 posted 08-17-2012 11:02 AM

better fill em up before delivery and get on their good side!

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru....

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#3 posted 08-17-2012 11:30 AM

nice job.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#4 posted 08-17-2012 11:42 AM

Great Dane?? Whatever it is, is large

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#5 posted 08-17-2012 12:07 PM

Excellent job – are you sure they’re for eating out of????

-- Wheathills, Derbyshire, UK,

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#6 posted 08-17-2012 12:58 PM

Not a great dane, my feeder is alot higher about two feet, but I am getting ready to build a new one as the first was adjustable as he grew and he is now 2 years old.

And he can eat almost 10 cups a day.

To give you an idea, he can drink out of the bathroom vanity with little effort

-- -Paul, South Carolina Structural Engineer by trade, Crappy Woodworker by choice

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#7 posted 08-17-2012 02:11 PM

This looks really nice, Monte. Love that beetle kill pine. Can I ask how you fastened the legs to the top?

Friend of ours has a miniature horse that would really be able to use something like this. Thanks for posting.


-- Where The Spirit In Wood Lives On

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#8 posted 08-17-2012 02:48 PM

Looks great! Love the wood you used! Hopefully you won’t need to build a trough stand for when this puppy grow ups. :)

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#9 posted 08-17-2012 04:00 PM

Ill 2nd the lab comment, nothin but hoovers. Our will eat just about anything, ive seen her clear a plate of sushi including the wasabi, and im pretty sure she gets more water on the floor than in her mouth.

Nice work there Monte .. you’re churnin em out!

-- "there aren’t many hand tools as awe-inspiring as the #8 jointer. I mean, it just reeks of cast iron heft and hubris" - Smitty

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#10 posted 08-18-2012 12:43 AM

I’ve got horses who eat less than that! Nice feed trough though.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#11 posted 09-12-2012 03:57 PM

I’ve been wanting to make one of these for my dog. Looks nice Monte

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