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With a few lengths of CPVC pipe and some chicken-wire, you can build a fenced area for your small pet. It can be placed in the garage, the basement, ...
You will need eight pieces of pipe for the horizontal sides of the frame and 4 vertical side bars. I used 3/4-inch CPVC for this project. I purchase...
Clean the edges of the pipe you cut using a file, sandpaper, or grinding wheel so they will fit into the end joints.
The end joints are made from a "T", a 1-inch cutoff, and an elbow. They are all glued together, but they are not all the same. The picture shows al...
First glue the 1-inch pieces into one end of the "T" fittings.
Then glue the joint elbows on as shown in step 3 so you make all the corners for the top and bottom of the kennel. Make sure the open ends are at ri...
Once all the end joints are glued, the sides can be glued. If you only glue two of the sides, then the kennel can be disassembled and stored when no...
The rest of the frame can now be assembled (with or without glue). The picture shows one complete corner.
Once the frame is complete, unroll the chicken-wire (or poultry-netting as it is now called) and attach it to the frame with plastic wire ties.
Use as many wire ties as needed to keep from having any open areas for the animal to escape. I put a tie about every foot down the side and extra at...
Your quick-kennel is now complete. If you feel the need, add some bricks on the corners, or pound some posts in the ground to tie the structure down...
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