I have a new kitten and she is very active so I decided to make her a tower to play on. It is just like a store bought one but I used scraps of wood and some old carpet.

Step 1: Supplies and Tools

This is made from recycled wood and a piece of carpet that was leftover after recarpeting.


2 pieces of wood 1/4" to 1/2" thick cut into 1 foot by 1 foot squares (top and base of tower)

1 piece 4x4 1 to 1 1/2 feet long (I didn't have a 4x4 so I used four 1x1, two 2x4 would work also.

Piece of carpet (enough to cover all surfaces)


Ruler/Tape Measure
Nails or Screws
Something to tack the carpet down (I used fence staples, but furniture tacks would work also)

Looks excellent and really not a lot of trouble to make. I am always in need of scratching towers as I foster cats and kittens. Well done! and thanks :)
I am going to make a 8 foot tall kitty tower with a 10 foot long rope bridge to another kitty tower.<br />
what kind of cat do you have?
she looks like a Maine coon! my cat looks a lot like her, but more of a black/tan tortie.

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