Cherry Dog Feeder

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Project by Matt posted 02-09-2014 02:05 PM 1187 views 2 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this as a Christmas Gift for my cousins, they have two dogs and the one they had wasn’t big enough. This was a great project, I was able to get some rough sawn 1×10 cherry from my uncles mill, the legs are scrap cabinet grade Maple I had around the shop. The bowls I picked up at a local discount store and they were perfect, all three in the piece came to about 40 inches. The piece of cherry had a few cracks that I had to break and re-glue to stabilize. I was really happy with the outcome of this project, only took an evening to build and a couple to do the finishing. Nothing better than some crazy cherry grain!

-- The more sawdust I make more I dont want to go to work! Is it worth it?

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#1 posted 02-09-2014 02:47 PM

Cool. I made one somewhat similar when I had my Kentucky Red Bone. Long gone now though. Yours is much nicer than mine, as I used simple plywood because it was all I could afford at the time.

-- jroot

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#2 posted 02-09-2014 03:19 PM

very nice, simple and effective, great work

-- steve, simple and effective

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#3 posted 02-13-2014 04:27 PM

It looks great and well crafted. The wood has some pretty grains. Well done!

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