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how to make a cat tree with solid wood


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Cat tree provide enough place to cat with climbing and jumping .but, even the cheapest cat tree is around 100. That is wow!DIY cat tree will save yourself hundreds of dollars by buying cat tower at the store and NOT investing in the tools, materials and time it would take to build your own. There is the DIY tutorial of how to make a cat tree with solid wood.
Most of the cat tree on the market is Particleboard, Particleboard with glue containing formaldehyde, smells and harmful for cat and people, not healthy ... Just that I have selected solid wood to make cat tree for my cat, strong and durable environmental protection..
So, let's make the 4 in 1 cat tree now:
  • Design the cat tree plan
Below is the cat tree plan, you can check the details of the cat tree, and follow it to cut the wood.

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  • Get ready your tools
There is the tools I used in this making cat tree. You can check them at local store or buy it from Amazon.
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Amazon buying list of making cat tree:


  • Together the wood, making 4 base
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  • Cutting the wood to square and chamfered, polished edge
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  • Make 4 posts for cat tree.
Due to limitations of material size, I used the two plates could be combined to increase the thickness.
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  • Make the largest base for the floor to the cat tree
The floor of the cat tree should be big, thick enough. In order to meet the structural requirements of four post above; thick, is a guarantee that the shelf will not shake or move without falling apart as long.
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Now, there is the largest base for cat tree .

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  • The connector of base with posts
Now, we need to connect the base with the posts. The most important feature of this structure is: four roots, lapping each other. To put it plainly, is the widget lap each other hard with each other, biting into a whole.
Material is very simple, namely, angle iron and wooden bolt. Don't worry about these two things will hurt the cat, because I have been in practice for a year, completely OK.

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  • Assembling the all pieces
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  • Warp the Sisal rope
  • now , you got your 4 in 1 cat tree
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5 comments:

  1. this is cool! I think I could get busy with my hands on this project for my kitty. but sir/mdm, if you be so kind to post the plan big enough for my eyes to see, because it was too small. or maybe if you have the free time to email it to me the plan, i would appreciate it so much. jeppy3 at gmail.com

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  2. The measurements on the right side are hard to see, if you are so kind as to list them separately please, that will be helpful! Can't wait to make it, great project!

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  3. What are the measurements in inches

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  4. What are the measurements in inches

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  5. would love to know the measurements written separately, can't read all the numbers jumbled together. thanks!

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