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This was built for a “Mastiff”, has A/c in the back.
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Sep 29, 2012
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#1 posted 09-29-2012 10:47 AM
Interesting. Looks like your dog has it made! It’s like a tiny trailer. I like it.
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#2 posted 09-29-2012 10:49 AM
Is it insulated?
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#3 posted 09-29-2012 01:14 PM
nice job,i better not show it to my wife she’ll want one for our dogs.welcome to lumberjocks.
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#4 posted 09-29-2012 02:06 PM
Be careful you could end up in there with him if you anger SWMBO!
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#5 posted 09-29-2012 03:02 PM
Jim & Tammy Fay Baker had A/C dog houses but weren’t this nice.
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#6 posted 09-29-2012 03:24 PM
Man, I sure coulda’ used a doghouse like THAT, the last time I was told to go there! ;-)
A job well done sir!
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#7 posted 09-29-2012 03:41 PM
I have an air conditioned dog house that I call my workshop.
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#8 posted 09-29-2012 04:05 PM
Greg, I think you took the words out of a lot of our mouths, except that a lot of them, such as mine are notair conditioned. Great looking dog house, is there a flap type door off that entrance to keep the cool air in?Your picture indicates you have fall type weather, do you have to heat the dog house in the winter? Thankyou for sharing and welcome to Lumberjocks.
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#9 posted 09-29-2012 08:43 PM
Now that’s a dog lover’s pup house! If I had a dog, I couldn’t sleep at night if the four-pawed family member had to sleep outside in the cold. I’m glad to see I’m not the only one to have concerns about outdoors pet comfort. Oh, and welcome to LJs :)
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#10 posted 09-30-2012 02:31 AM
Welcome to LJ’s!
How do you keep the Mastiff from chewing up everything on this masterpiece? I am assuming this is the smallest window AC unit they make?
My dogs chew up/eat anything that is wood. I swear they are part beaver. They grab every scrap in the shop and some stuff that isn’t scrap if I don’t catch them. Ipe is the only wood I have found so far that slows them down a bit.
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#11 posted 09-30-2012 10:47 AM
Thanks everyone for the warm welcome!
I will try to answer all the questions in the next few words, here we go!
This was built for a customer, The a/c unit is the smallest I could find, it has a steel cage over the control panel to keep “Dahmer” from chewing on it.
it is 6×4x4 and fits perfectly on the bed of a truck.
the a/c unit slides out for maint. or to replace with a heater ( I also made a filler panel to cover the hole) it is VERY insulated! I used roll roofing and caulked all seams for waterproofing. and the customer will install the flap for the door.
it was a fun build! here is a couple others
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#12 posted 09-30-2012 01:01 PM
glad my lab piper cant see that…she would b wanting one!!!
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#13 posted 09-30-2012 02:18 PM
Yup, its a good thing our dog is a house dog or she’d demand at least one of these – and get them!
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#14 posted 09-30-2012 07:56 PM
I’d give Tammy Fay (Baker) a call. She’ll likely buy one !
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#15 posted 09-30-2012 11:24 PM
My dog jumps in the creek in my front yard when he needs to cool off, but I do provide him a heat lamp in the winter and an insulated Igloo.
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