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Outside dog houses

Discussion in 'Products & Equipment' started by maryellen, Oct 25, 2007.

  1. maryellen

    maryellen Good Dog

  2. ev220

    ev220 Banned

    Plastic 55 gal drum, cut a hole on the end. Put something on the ground on both sides to keep it from rolling. Very warm with some cedar chips added, will outlast you and the dog.
     
  3. Tattooz

    Tattooz Little Dog

    Here is my wood shed (Front) and dog kennels (like stalls ) in the rear. Soon there will be chain link private runs for the boyz.
    More photos late
     

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  4. CoolHandJean

    CoolHandJean Krypto Super Dog

    This is what Notch, Hawken, and Morgan have as dog houses.
    Click to enlarge.
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    We use cedar shavings inside as well.
     
  5. Dtwo

    Dtwo Good Dog

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  6. George

    George Guest

    Nice job so far Dtwo. I can't wait to see a finished product.
     
  7. chewbecca

    chewbecca Good Dog

    Me either!
    That looks like it's going to be awesome.
    Now, are you going to pain it?

    Because, see, i'd probably paint it because I'm all decorative like that and I'd do something ultra cheesy and girly, if it were for Ella, and probably paint it pink.:D
     
  8. Tattooz

    Tattooz Little Dog

  9. Dtwo

    Dtwo Good Dog

    Front
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    From the back
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    Bean tries the door
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    I decided there was enough room to put the half wall in.
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    Next step: cut the 1/4 plywood to screw over the insulation.
     
  10. chewbecca

    chewbecca Good Dog

    That's going to be one SWEET dog house by the time you're done.
    And it already has been blessed by The Bean.:D
     
  11. JuckingFerk

    JuckingFerk Little Dog

    Nice looking houses D. Im gonna send femdogger down to pick those up...LOL

    Ferk out
     
  12. Mollie's Nana

    Mollie's Nana Krypto Super Dog Staff Member Super Moderator

    That's pretty awesome... like a doggie apartment. They can get completely away from the wind... I like that part. I have a custom made doghouse, that was made for my Sheaba about 10 years ago. It takes about 4 people to lift it to move it... I'm not sure what kind of wood it's made out of, but I really like yours. If I ever build another one, I'd like one like that. I like that they can get on the other side of the wall... kinda like in their own den! Great job!!! And if you wanna send me one, just let me know! ;)
     
  13. Dtwo

    Dtwo Good Dog

    Ok guys - "big red" is finally done. She'll be going on her maiden voyage tomorrow. Bet the drip edge is the first to go, next will probably be the shingles. Ungrateful wenches I have for dogs!

    Tar paper and drip edge
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    Close up of the door way - had a friend at work take a piece of stainless steel angle iron and drill a couple of holes in it. Hopefully this will prevent the corner being broken down from the chain going in and out.
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    Roof complete with shingles
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    I'll take pictures of the finished inside when we take the roof off to move it tomorrow.
     
  14. chewbecca

    chewbecca Good Dog

    That's awesome, Deb!

    A damn roof with shingles and everything!
     
  15. CoolHandJean

    CoolHandJean Krypto Super Dog

    Very nice.

    I know what you mean, Locus would be on top of their taking off shingles. lol.
     
  16. Dtwo

    Dtwo Good Dog

    Thanks guys - you were there for the "construction" and you'll see the "destruction", lol!
     
  17. Quillez

    Quillez Little Dog

    hey if u have any of those houses for sale i need three and I could possibly pick up
     
  18. Dtwo

    Dtwo Good Dog

    Sorry Quillez - I am building them in my spare time for my dogs.:)
    Why don't you try making one yourself?
    It's not that difficult, I promise.;)
     
  19. Marty

    Marty Big Dog

  20. Dtwo

    Dtwo Good Dog

    Dang Marty, are you getting a commission now?;)
     

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