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Project by Joe posted 208 days ago 675 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well our dog needed a dog house. I had made one for my in-laws’ dog last summer and this one has a similar design. I took the measurements from her crate to make sure she had enough space to turn around in. The floor has two sheets of polystyrene sandwiched between plywood for a bit of extra warmth in winter. The rest is 2×3s. I know the “framing” is a bit excessive, but I know it’ll last. Made some white trim pieces to tidy it up a bit and voila!

Sorry my photos are sideways. Not sure how to remedy that.

-- It's better to have a tool and not need it than to need a tool and not have it.





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mariva57

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#1 posted 208 days ago

Beautiful home for the dog, you could put a door
swinging with hinges at the top, so ‘that the dog can come and go and being more repaired from the weather.

-- The common man thinks. The wise man is silent. The stupid man discusses.

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Francois Vigneron

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#2 posted 208 days ago

Thank you for her !

-- Francois Vigneron, Gif-sur-Yvette, France & Altadena, CA

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aussiedave

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#3 posted 208 days ago

What a great dog house and I see the dog had to inspect it during the building of it….great job.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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Rick

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#4 posted 208 days ago

Nice Dog for the “Family Friend”. Job well done!

Hope you don’t mind the Pic. For a “Fellow Canuck” just had to do it ....LOL… (Use to live in Burlington, now Aurora)

I Also Love Dogs!! (OOPS!) Sorry. Color Not Great when it got here.

Regards: Rick

-- COMMON SENSE Is Like Deodorant. The People Who need It Most, Never Use It.

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Ken90712

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#5 posted 207 days ago

Love it, great work for your buddy! My Lab is sitting next to me right now insisting I scratch her back…. LOL

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

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Knothead62

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#6 posted 207 days ago

Good move on the insulation! My son put the door of his Lab’s doghouse of center so he could curl up in the corner, out of the wind. You might also hang a heavy piece of canvas over the door.

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Fishinbo

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#7 posted 204 days ago

It looks great and well crafted. Sturdy design, I’m sure it will last long for him to enjoy. Great job!

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