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How to make your own log hide for your reptiles

This Instructable will show you how to make your very own log hide for any reptile or insect.
 
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Step 1: The materials

For this project you will need:
A 2 litter soda bottle or bigger
A razor blade
styrofoam
sealent
fiol
grout
and toilet paper

Sorry the last two arnt in the picture.

Step 2: The bottle

The first thing you will need to do is the bottle in half. After, cut the small end were the cap is. Then, cut the end of the bottle off that is used to stand it up. Finally, cut a hole on the side of it.

Step 4: Put all together

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After the pieces are cut apply them to your bottle. This is the part were you can use your imagination.. Be sure to leave one inch of clearance on each side of the hide because this hide will be buried.

Step 5: Instalation

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Then, put one layer of foil on the inside of the cave.

Step 6: The texture

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Finally, you are going to buy tile grout. A seven pound bag of tile grout only cost $9.00, very cheap if you're willing to go the distance. You will want the mixture to feal mix mustard when you stur it. Apply at least 3 outside and 2 coats to the inside.
 

Step 7: You're Finished!!!

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The large opening on the front of the hide is set against the glass so you can see inside.
cmont7 months ago
What sealant did you use?
CAScreate7 months ago
that's genius!
Hexpigge4 years ago
wow! really nice! :)
blam724 years ago
 Interesting.  I may have to consider this idea.  Thanks for sharing.