Introduction: How to Build a Two Level Cat Tree

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Do you have cats that have tons of energy? Are you tired of searching for the perfect cat tree? Are you worried about paying too much for a cat tree that you could easily make yourself? Well, I have the perfect project for you. It is a wonderful and really easy to make cat tree with 2 levels, along with toys and anything else a cat may want. All these supplies are easily found in your local pet store and hardware store.

Step 1: Materials

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- base (2 ft X 2 ft plywood)
- 2 circular platforms (18” in diameter)
- 1 dowel (2” 4 ft tall)
- 2 dowels (1” 4 ft tall)
- carpet scraps
- screws
- kitty toys

Step 2: Step 1

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Gather all supplies and prepare to build!

Step 3: Step 2

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Take 1 circular platform and cut a hole near the edge of it (make sure the hole can fit the largest dowel through it 23 ½” from the bottom).

Step 4: Step 3

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Once pieces fit together, screw them into place so that they won’t move too much.

Step 5: Step 4

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Next, take 1 of the smaller dowels and cut it 23 ½” so that way it can fit with the circular platform and big dowel.

Step 6: Step 5

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Screw in screws so that way it will be stable.

Step 7: Step 6

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After that, take the last circular platform and dowel and attach them to the large dowel.

Step 8: Step 7

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Screw them together.

Step 9: Step 8

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Hang on now, we’re almost done! Attach the base to the 3 legs of the tree.

Step 10: Step 9

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Finally paint the tree, cover the base with fabric/carpet, and hang kitty toys!

Step 11: Step 10

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Make sure the tree is structurally stable and enjoy!


Penolopy Bulnick (author)2014-04-25

Cute! How does your cat like it?

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