Instructables: exploring - living - pets - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 1 Mar 2015 05:14:20 PST BLOX v1.01 Make a 3D Aquarium Background http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-3D-Aquarium-Background/
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 05:43:27 PST
A Beautiful Way to Change Your Betta's Water http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Beautiful-Way-to-Change-Your-Bettas-Water/
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Wed, 11 Feb 2015 15:39:23 PST
The $3, 30-Minute Egg Incubator http://www.instructables.com/id/The-3-30-Minute-Egg-Incubator/
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Wed, 11 Feb 2015 15:26:37 PST
Small Cat Hammocks - Home or Shelter Use http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-Cat-Hammocks-Home-or-Shelter-Use/
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Sun, 1 Feb 2015 22:38:08 PST
How to Make PVC Pipe Dog Enrichment Toys http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-PVC-Pipe-Dog-Enrichment-Toys/
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Sun, 1 Feb 2015 10:11:09 PST
Anywhere Nightlight with Chibitronics http://www.instructables.com/id/Anywhere-Nightlight-with-Chibitronics/
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Thu, 29 Jan 2015 19:36:05 PST
Beef and Chicken Brown Rice Canine Meals http://www.instructables.com/id/Beef-and-Chicken-Brown-Rice-Canine-Meals/
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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 20:09:06 PST
How to Turn a Real Live Tree into a Cat Tree w/Hose Clamps and Ikea Shelving http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Turn-a-Real-Live-Tree-into-a-Cat-Tree-wHose/
How to Turn a Real Live Tree into a Cat Tree w/Hose Clamps and Ikea Shelving - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/QILM/I5GN36V7/FZXQILMI5GN36V7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/QILM/I5GN36V7/FZXQILMI5GN36V7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/QILM/I5GN36V7/FZXQILMI5GN36V7.SMALL.jpg amberrayh This is an Ikea hack so that my cat Lama can go out my window on the 3rd floor and get down from the roof via this cat tree. I haven't tried my hand at too much building, so it was great that I was able to knock this project out in a few hours of shopping and constructing. If you have more skillful ...
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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 21:37:36 PST
DIY cat tent http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-cat-tent/
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Mon, 12 May 2014 21:14:11 PDT
Dog's Water Bucket Heater http://www.instructables.com/id/Dogs-Water-Bucket-Heater/
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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 06:42:17 PST
Sparky: The $3 Micro Fish Tank Filter http://www.instructables.com/id/Sparky-The-3-Micro-Fish-Tank-Filter/
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 12:52:24 PST
Recycled Gecko Humidity Hut http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Gecko-Humidity-Hut/
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Thu, 15 Jan 2015 10:04:42 PST
LED Dog Leash http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Dog-Leash/
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 19:50:51 PST
Mario Bros Fish Tank http://www.instructables.com/id/Mario-Bros-Fish-Tank/
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Fri, 14 Nov 2014 10:04:23 PST
Pico Aquarium in a mason jar (almost maintenance-free) http://www.instructables.com/id/Pico-Aquarium-in-a-mason-jar-almost-maintenance-fr/
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 17:21:39 PST
Custom dog bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-dog-bed/
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Mon, 1 Dec 2014 08:26:30 PST
Smart Doghouse: Tardis Edition http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Doghouse-Tardis-Edition/
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Wed, 12 Nov 2014 22:36:51 PST
Curved cat stairs for your living room http://www.instructables.com/id/Curved-cat-stairs-for-your-living-room/
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Tue, 11 Nov 2014 18:05:28 PST
Doghouse Beach House DIY - Using Recycled/Repurposed Materials http://www.instructables.com/id/Doghouse-Beach-House-DIY-Using-RecycledRepurposed-/
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Sun, 9 Nov 2014 07:01:00 PST
Setting Up a Fish Tank http://www.instructables.com/id/Setting-Up-a-Fish-Tank/
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 20:44:25 PST
Hedgehog Cage Liner http://www.instructables.com/id/Hedgehog-Cage-Liner/
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Sat, 1 Nov 2014 17:53:18 PDT
Tonto dog rider costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Tonto-dog-rider-costume/
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 18:37:05 PDT
DIY BIRD STAND http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-BIRD-STAND/
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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:51:24 PDT
Halloween pet costumes http://www.instructables.com/id/Halloween-pet-costumes-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/LI7D/HLSH8F5Z/FB2LI7DHLSH8F5Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/LI7D/HLSH8F5Z/FB2LI7DHLSH8F5Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/LI7D/HLSH8F5Z/FB2LI7DHLSH8F5Z.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink Get your pets in on the Halloween action! We've got costumes for all kinds of pets, including dogs, cats, hedgehogs and even tarantulas. We can't guarantee your pet will tolerate wearing a costume, but they'll definitely be lots of fun to make. :D null Turn your dog into a magestic lion! nul...
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Fri, 20 Sep 2013 20:33:53 PDT
Homemade dog food, gluten free http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-dog-food-1/
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Tue, 27 Aug 2013 10:14:18 PDT
Amazing Magician Sawing Assistant in Half Costumes http://www.instructables.com/id/Amazing-Magician-Sawing-Assistant-in-Half-Costumes/
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Wed, 2 Oct 2013 13:53:13 PDT
DIY Dog Bunk Beds http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Dog-Bunk-Beds/
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 11:56:48 PDT
Underwater Waterfall, for Cheap! http://www.instructables.com/id/Underwater-Waterfall-for-Cheap/
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 19:34:34 PDT
DIY High End Planted Tank #Balleronabudget http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-High-End-Planted-Tank-Balleronabudget/
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 22:29:50 PDT
Build an aquarium that looks good on any living room http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-an-aquarium-that-looks-good-on-any-living-ro/
Build an aquarium that looks good on any living room - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/T3XF/I169NC7H/FS2T3XFI169NC7H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/T3XF/I169NC7H/FS2T3XFI169NC7H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/T3XF/I169NC7H/FS2T3XFI169NC7H.SMALL.jpg AirbornG Warning: First of all be warned that this is a long instructable! About 1 hour of reading. Maybe it is more easily 'digested' by just having a glance at the photos and later come back to read a bit of the history behind it and a few tips on the parts you are more interested in.What I'll showing in t...
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 22:58:19 PDT
Fishcage http://www.instructables.com/id/Fishcage/
Fishcage - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/JPDW/I156936D/FJQJPDWI156936D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/JPDW/I156936D/FJQJPDWI156936D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/JPDW/I156936D/FJQJPDWI156936D.SMALL.jpg lcrookston At some point in college, on a trip to TJ Maxx with a roommate, I marveled at all of the decor and glassware, and had an idea. I wanted to put a fish in a birdcage. At that point in time, I thought it would be easiest to buy a glass cylinder large enough for a fish, and build a cage over it. With...
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 21:01:12 PDT
Dog Birthday "Cake" http://www.instructables.com/id/Dog-Birthday-Cake/
Dog Birthday "Cake" - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/7AF7/I15L0PK1/F6V7AF7I15L0PK1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/7AF7/I15L0PK1/F6V7AF7I15L0PK1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/7AF7/I15L0PK1/F6V7AF7I15L0PK1.SMALL.jpg creativesocialworker Supplies- Small spring form pan (I used a 6 inch one)- 2 cups dry dog kibble or treats- 1/2 cup+ peanut butter- 1/4 cup coconut oil (optional)- Dog's favorite foods- Cream cheese Prepare crust Prepare a crust (similar to a graham cracker crust of a cheese cake) by crushing dry dog kibble/treats a...
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 09:13:06 PDT
Stained Glass Octopus's Garden Fish Tank http://www.instructables.com/id/Stained-Glass-Octopuss-Garden-Fish-Tank/
Stained Glass Octopus's Garden Fish Tank - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1V/NL8T/I1560T9R/F1VNL8TI1560T9R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1V/NL8T/I1560T9R/F1VNL8TI1560T9R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1V/NL8T/I1560T9R/F1VNL8TI1560T9R.SMALL.jpg Kathryn.H I love The Beatles, they are definitely my favorite band of all time so when I saw the AquaFarm fish tank from Back to the Roots I knew I had to have it, and that I wanted it to be based on Octopus's Garden by The Beatles. At first I considered putting an octopus figurine inside the tank but didn't ...
By: Kathryn.H

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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 12:53:22 PDT
Tiny Invertebrates in Tiny Tanks http://www.instructables.com/id/Tiny-Invertebrates-in-Tiny-Tanks/
Tiny Invertebrates in Tiny Tanks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/NY2M/I0YG170V/F9HNY2MI0YG170V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/NY2M/I0YG170V/F9HNY2MI0YG170V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/NY2M/I0YG170V/F9HNY2MI0YG170V.SMALL.jpg Fossphur I've never had much luck keeping fish, but when my sister found some tiny swimming creatures in her fish tank along with her fish, I found those fascinating and wanted to learn more. She was glad to give these little guys a home with me rather than tipping them down the drain along with her water-ch...
By: Fossphur

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Tue, 7 Oct 2014 10:11:34 PDT
Lion Dog Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Lion-Dog-Costume/
Lion Dog Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/5478/H97JSC4W/FI85478H97JSC4W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/5478/H97JSC4W/FI85478H97JSC4W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/5478/H97JSC4W/FI85478H97JSC4W.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo Tucker had always dreamed of being a lion.  He imagined languid days on the Serengeti, punctuated with thrilling hunts, watching the lionesses chase down wild antelope, and then moving in for his share.  When he thought about it enough, he could even feel the hot, dry wind blowing through his luxuri...
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Wed, 7 Nov 2012 12:49:09 PST
Cheap Safe Dog Car Seat http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Safe-Dog-Car-Seat/
Cheap Safe Dog Car Seat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM4/L4SQ/I0FFD646/FM4L4SQI0FFD646.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM4/L4SQ/I0FFD646/FM4L4SQI0FFD646.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM4/L4SQ/I0FFD646/FM4L4SQI0FFD646.SMALL.jpg wmusser This dog car seat cost me about $12 for materials. Looking on Amazon or at local stores they can run at the cheapest $35 going up over $100. I was determined to make my own dog car seat that my dog could be safe and secure in but have enough room to sit, stand, or even lay down. I can trust it en...
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 12:19:13 PDT
DIY Cat Tree for not much money at all! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cat-Tree-for-not-much-money-at-all/
DIY Cat Tree for not much money at all! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGI/09LK/I0ENKTL3/FGI09LKI0ENKTL3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGI/09LK/I0ENKTL3/FGI09LKI0ENKTL3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGI/09LK/I0ENKTL3/FGI09LKI0ENKTL3.SMALL.jpg 316ideas This cat tree consists of an old kitchen unit (free), a carpet tube (free), artificial turf (donated by a friend) and 3 x 'Sindal' mat from Ikea (£3 each).The tree was made over a weekend and provides endless fun and games for our 3 cats.The Ikea mats are made from Coir (coconut husk fibres) and are...
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 09:16:12 PDT
How To: Litter Box Train Your Hedgehog http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Litter-Box-Train-Your-Hedgehog/
How To: Litter Box Train Your Hedgehog - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/1O7A/I0C972AY/FF51O7AI0C972AY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/1O7A/I0C972AY/FF51O7AI0C972AY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/1O7A/I0C972AY/FF51O7AI0C972AY.SMALL.jpg emiro Cleaning up hedgie poop is no picnic! Litter training your hedgehog will make cleaning faster and more enjoyable and you will have even more time to play with hedgie!!!Follow My Muse/Model/Playmate/Baby on instagram! @beaniebaby_the_hedgehog Finding Out Your Hedgie's Pooping Pattern In the first ...
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 20:47:40 PDT
Water Cooler Aquarium that's Still Drinkable http://www.instructables.com/id/5-gallon-water-cooler-fish-tank-that-you-can-still/
Water Cooler Aquarium that's Still Drinkable - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIC/FLKM/I05EWF1W/FICFLKMI05EWF1W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIC/FLKM/I05EWF1W/FICFLKMI05EWF1W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIC/FLKM/I05EWF1W/FICFLKMI05EWF1W.SMALL.jpg Pafrohne Inspired by a small scene in the 80s movie 'Real Genius.' I turned a 5 gallon water cooler into a fish tank that still delivers clean drinkable water. Very simple to make, the amount of work, time, and cost all depends on the type of cooler you choose to start with and how fancy you want it to be in...
By: Pafrohne

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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 06:18:47 PDT
QR dog tag http://www.instructables.com/id/QR-dog-tag/
QR dog tag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/YQ9Z/I0C8WABB/FH3YQ9ZI0C8WABB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/YQ9Z/I0C8WABB/FH3YQ9ZI0C8WABB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/YQ9Z/I0C8WABB/FH3YQ9ZI0C8WABB.SMALL.jpg kenyer So I have a dog now. It would be great if he could run around without a leash. But… what if…? I need a dog tag, but I don't want to put all my info on it for all to see. Wouldn't a QR-code dog tag be cool?That can't be to hard.I will need a web-adress where the code can sent the person who scanned t...
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Sun, 21 Sep 2014 04:30:13 PDT
Cat litter box hider, with storage from an old stereo http://www.instructables.com/id/Cat-litter-box-hider-with-storage-from-an-old-ster/
Cat litter box hider, with storage from an old stereo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/AML3/I05F4RTD/FTDAML3I05F4RTD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/AML3/I05F4RTD/FTDAML3I05F4RTD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/AML3/I05F4RTD/FTDAML3I05F4RTD.SMALL.jpg egreer1 I hate having my cat box out. You can smell it. Company can see it, its just not pleasant. So i decided to give my buddy RUFUS (my cat) some privacy for his business. First of all i gutted out the stereo parts and speakers using screw drivers and a hammer ( side note i pulled out all the vaccum...
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:16:30 PDT
DIY LED Hood for a 20 Gallon Hexagon Aquarium Tank http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-LED-Hood-for-a-20-Gallon-Hexoganal-Aquarium-Ta/
DIY LED Hood for a 20 Gallon Hexagon Aquarium Tank - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/Y7O1/I028WHCU/FI4Y7O1I028WHCU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/Y7O1/I028WHCU/FI4Y7O1I028WHCU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/Y7O1/I028WHCU/FI4Y7O1I028WHCU.SMALL.jpg SlickSqueegie I picked up a used 20 gallon hexagon aquarium tank off of Craigslist for 5 bucks. This is the perfect size tank for my 2 whites tree frogs. The tank came complete with a couple heat bulbs and dishes but had no top to it. Whites tree frogs like a taller tank and the tank needs a good solid cover as w...
By: SlickSqueegie

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Sat, 13 Sep 2014 11:21:05 PDT
Cat House (for the Winter and for Feral cats) http://www.instructables.com/id/Cat-House-for-the-Winter-and-for-Feral-cats/
Cat House (for the Winter and for Feral cats) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/SWP2/I0293TA7/FAMSWP2I0293TA7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/SWP2/I0293TA7/FAMSWP2I0293TA7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/SWP2/I0293TA7/FAMSWP2I0293TA7.SMALL.jpg scooter76 My family and I recently moved back into our house after being overseas for 8 years. As it turns out, our renter had been very welcoming to all of the neighborhood cats and our backyard has become a bit of a cat vacation spot. We love cats, however our youngest seems to be allergic. We wanted to mak...
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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 18:26:17 PDT
Aquarium Gumball Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Aquarium-Gumball-Machine/
Aquarium Gumball Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FND/PIJR/I028XSKP/FNDPIJRI028XSKP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FND/PIJR/I028XSKP/FNDPIJRI028XSKP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FND/PIJR/I028XSKP/FNDPIJRI028XSKP.SMALL.jpg MatthewS3 This is a fully functioning gumball machine and fish tank. The tank maintains healthy community fish and dispenses gumballs to anyone who comes through my living room with a quarter. The project started when I was not able to find an old TV to turn into a fish tank, and honestly, it seemed a little ...
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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 16:12:24 PDT
Pallet Dog Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Dog-Bed/
Pallet Dog Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/B2SM/HZXYJPMB/FP6B2SMHZXYJPMB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/B2SM/HZXYJPMB/FP6B2SMHZXYJPMB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/B2SM/HZXYJPMB/FP6B2SMHZXYJPMB.SMALL.jpg slingle I was building a Queen sized bed and headboard from the following tutorial.When I looked down and noticed that I had plenty of scraps left over to make my new puppy (Packets) a miniature version of my bed. I didn't have all the tools to properly plane pallet wood, so I opted to buy pine from Lowe's ...
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Thu, 11 Sep 2014 07:22:54 PDT
Mobile Dog House http://www.instructables.com/id/Mobile-Dog-House/
Mobile Dog House - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAO/N4KP/HZQTG4ZL/FAON4KPHZQTG4ZL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAO/N4KP/HZQTG4ZL/FAON4KPHZQTG4ZL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAO/N4KP/HZQTG4ZL/FAON4KPHZQTG4ZL.SMALL.jpg Roughley I have always been amazed at how much a decent dog house can cost you from the pet store. Build a nice dog house that works better, lasts longer and is mobile? Challenge accepted. Measure your mutt We got my dog Zelda when she was about a year old from the pound. Being our first dog we didn't hav...
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Sun, 7 Sep 2014 08:48:45 PDT
Sweet Dog Hammock http://www.instructables.com/id/Sweet-Dog-Hammock/
Sweet Dog Hammock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/CQN7/HZOL1ECS/F6GCQN7HZOL1ECS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/CQN7/HZOL1ECS/F6GCQN7HZOL1ECS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/CQN7/HZOL1ECS/F6GCQN7HZOL1ECS.SMALL.jpg Ticktockproductions My wife and I were ambling around our local farmers market when we saw someone selling dog hammocks for $25. We thought it was a great idea but then we weren't going to spend that kind of money on pvc pipe and fabric. The reason we need a dog hammock is pretty simple. Rufus and I love to sit on our ...
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 16:37:22 PDT
DIY Cat Tree House http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cat-Tree-House/
DIY Cat Tree House - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/YI6M/HZL3RDAO/FV8YI6MHZL3RDAO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/YI6M/HZL3RDAO/FV8YI6MHZL3RDAO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/YI6M/HZL3RDAO/FV8YI6MHZL3RDAO.SMALL.jpg lindarose92 Big cat trees are beautiful but really expensive. One day I saw this huge cat tree and the more I looked at it, the more I convinced myself that I could build one for...nothing! Not even half of the price.I already had all of the things needed to make this cat tree so I really had to buy nothing. Bu...
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Tue, 2 Sep 2014 15:00:47 PDT
Luxury tortoise's house http://www.instructables.com/id/Luxury-tortoises-house/
Luxury tortoise's house - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/UL3H/HZI8OP2W/FJFUL3HHZI8OP2W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/UL3H/HZI8OP2W/FJFUL3HHZI8OP2W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/UL3H/HZI8OP2W/FJFUL3HHZI8OP2W.SMALL.jpg jake_lee_1105 This tutorial teach you how to build your own tortoise house.Material you need:1) Wood boards2) Wood screws3) Spray paint4) Artificial grass5) Plastic mesh6) Acrylic boards (tray)7) Reptile's lamp8) 3D printer Blueprint of the house Begin by plotting out the dimension of the house with sketch, c...
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 06:17:04 PDT
Cardboard cat bed scratcher http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-cat-bed-scratcher/
Cardboard cat bed scratcher - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/27OE/HZ9O3PJA/F3G27OEHZ9O3PJA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/27OE/HZ9O3PJA/F3G27OEHZ9O3PJA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/27OE/HZ9O3PJA/F3G27OEHZ9O3PJA.SMALL.jpg rchanter This is all about using old cardboard packaging for some good Safety first. To make this scratcher a cutting implement is require and cardboard can give a nasty paper cut so be aware and keep yourself safe. Choose a shape. I used the cardboard box to set the length and height I needed and drew...
By: rchanter

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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 13:17:40 PDT