A double floor insulated cat house using pine wood and plywood
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Step 1: Step 1, the Issue: Too Many Cats Sleeping on the Entrance Mat of Our House
OK, let's build a house for them!
Step 2: Step 2: Build the Frame From Pine Wood
I used a hexagonal shape, all inner edges of the hexagon: 30cm (2X2cm wood rods)+ height: 30cm (5cmX2.5cm wood rods)
Step 3: Step 3: Cover 5 Sides With Pine Wainscot
Use small screws to fasten it on the frame, otherwise the frame might break!
Step 4: Step 4: Wood Routing the Entrance
Cut the entrance whole with a jigsaw, soften edges with a wood router and add a fancy sign to know who lives there
Step 5: Step 5: Create the Roof Joints
Create the roof joints and use a piece of wood to hold them together
Step 6: Step 6: Use Plywood to Create the Roof
Cut triangle shape plywood parts and drill them onto the roof joints
Step 7: Step 7: Cover the Roof
Bolt shingle onto the plywood
Step 8: Step 8: Bottom of the House
Use plywood for the bottom of the house and paint the whole house
Step 9: Step 9: User Test, Big Failure
Good news: The cats love the house
Bad news: The house is too small
Step 10: Step 10: OK, Let's Make Another Floor!
Redo all steps before (except the roof part to make another floor) to make another floor. Drill thin plywood panel to the internal parts of the frame, so that you can put a lot of insulation into the house's external wall and the plywood panel.
Step 11: Step 11: Install the House in the Garden and Live Happily Ever After :)
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