Remove marks and blemishes before re-finishing to make an old cabinet look like new.
This Custom Made Cabinet Can Accommodate Many Different Sizes and Styles of Televisions as well as DVD and CD Players, Amplifiers and Cable Boxes
by Ron Hazelton on May 12, 2016 in News
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by Ron Hazelton on March 05, 2016 in News
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I don't have a cat so I made one of these for the cat lady down the street. Her eight cats love it.
I had one when I was a kitten, it was hours of fun everyday.
From the looks of it, each post was screwed into the one next to it - a total of 4 screws, going through the PVC and into the wood dowel of the next post. I'm guessing the PVC pipes were 10 footers, that were cut in half.
Many of Ron's videos are geared for those that are new to such projects... A drilled starter hole is a lot safer and easier for a 'newbie' than a plunge start with a jigsaw. You can tell that many are new to DIY as they often complain about needing sizes, material lists and or dimensions etc... (not that there is anything wrong with that - we all stared somewhere)...
Just curious. Why didn't you put a hole in the center divider of the kitty cottage?
The SPCA should be able to tell you what paint is OK. I was thinking the base carpet could just be either laid down, or secured with some velcro for easy cleaning or changing. You could use just wood, 1x1's are cheap, to replace the sisal covered PVC, then replace as needed/scratched up too much. At least that would give them something to dig claws into which seems for my cats, to be something very desireable. Lots of height is also desirable. Oh, and probably don't need the dowels inside the pvc hold at top (or bottom), just screw 'em together. Lastly, I'd have offset the holes on the sides as well as an offset hole in the middle level.
Saved you from having to make one eh Bro? You lucked out! LOL
Hey Ron, I didn't see any sizes of your cuts!
Great video I would like the plans with exact dimensions.
Gee, Ron, didn't anyone ever teach you how to start a jigsaw in a solid surface without predrilling? All you have to do is to place the foot of the jigsaw shoe on the surface, with the blade pointing to the side. Turn the saw on, and gently lower the blade into the work until the shoe is firmly resting on the work.
Not qutie clear how the poles were fastened at the top, was each one screwed into another or is there a center hub?
My cat has stuff to play on but she likes my office chair with the high back
Good clear demonstration on how to do this! Thank you so much.
what a neat play area for cats!my cat would love this!somebody sure was thinking like a cat when they designed this!great job!
We have a cat & a dog & they get along great... Our cat dose like high places. The cat already has something like you shown That my wife found at a flea market. paid $6.00 for it.
It probably needs to be higher off the ground.
You'd probably want to use a low VOC paint.
It's a little short. Mine is about 12" from the ceiling. With a tube on the top.
How did yours turn out? Does Kitty like it?
Twelve cats? Is that legal?
How did it turn out?
I spent two weeks making one of these and Puddy won't have anything to do with it. I even put some catnip in it. Does anyone have any suggestions?
Can't believe you didn't show a video of the cats playing in the tree!
thanks! this gives me some good techniques that I had not thought of. I love the drill idea for sisal. huge time saver. I was planning on using heavy cardboard tubes, but pvc sounds like a much better way.
This is awesome!