LumberJocks

Dog feeding station, Rev A

  • Advertise with us
Project by Lad posted 610 days ago 1519 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I just posted my dog feeding station a couple days ago but I completed it last October. One thing I noticed, is I keep stepping over the dog bowls. I just finished a raised dog bowl stand (not sure what to call it) for a gentleman I work with and my wife says “I should make that for our two dogs”. The idea stewed for couple weeks. I had to consider a couple things in my design; 1) dogs are different heights, 2) I didn’t want the bowls next to each other 3) I really wanted the bowls off the floor and out of my way.

Here’s the result:
Pic 1, shows the a new drawer attached to the bottom of original cabinet.
Pic 2, shows an extended drawer and lower bowl slide-out extended. The drawer is made out of baltic birch.
Pic 3, top view of drawer unit.
Pic 4, shows the lower bowl slide-out.
Pic 5, the drawer unit is upside down with lower bowl slide-out part way extended. It also shows the stop for lower bowl slide-out.
Pic 6, dinner time.

Thanks for viewing.
Lad





4 comments so far

View redryder's profile

redryder

2071 posts in 1607 days


#1 posted 610 days ago

What I liked about your original post was that you kept the cabinet off the floor. I think most people would have built it to just sit on the floor. You still have a place for feet under this concept.

I can see your next upgrade as a push button to open the drawers automatically for these pampered pooches…..............

-- mike...............

View Adam Baird's profile

Adam Baird

51 posts in 624 days


#2 posted 609 days ago

Ok this is fantastic. We have two dogs and their bowl constantly gets pushed around our kitchen floor. I love that this just stows away when not in use.

One question though: My german shepherd mix tends to be a sloppy drinker and would get the water all over this pull out “drawer”...do you have this problem and is mold/mildew an issue?

-- Adam from Warsaw, Indiana

View Bertha's profile

Bertha

12942 posts in 1198 days


#3 posted 609 days ago

Wow, this is the most clever feeding station I’ve seen here. I absolutely love it.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

View Lad's profile

Lad

15 posts in 1015 days


#4 posted 608 days ago

Thanks for the kind words.

Adam, this is just for food bowls, no water. I wouldn’t put a water bowl in this unit.

Redryder, no automation being incorporated, we’ll stick with foot power.

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase