How to make a house for the cat with his own hands: the construction of cardboard, plywood and other video and photos

How to make a house for the cat with his own hands: the description of 4 projects

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Table of contents

  • 1 Project №1: Playhouse
    • 1.1 Necessary materials
    • 1.2 progress of work
  • 2 The project №2: House out of the box
    • 2.1 Materials and tools
    • 2.2 progress of work
  • 3 Project №3: House of newspaper tubes
    • 3.1 Materials and tools
    • 3.2 progress of work
  • 4 №4 Project: House of foam
    • 4.1 Materials and tools
    • 4.2 progress of work
  • 5 conclusion
Homemade cat house should be as convenient and interesting for your pet

Homemade cat house should be as convenient and interesting for your pet

You do not know how to make a house for the cat with his own hands? Offers detailed instructions for four different projects that have already been successfully implemented.

Project №1: Playhouse

In a simple scheme the gaming house can be viewed with its major elements: a base, scratching, sleeping and lookout

In a simple scheme the gaming house can be viewed with its major elements: a base, scratching, sleeping and lookout

Ready cat game set in the store is expensive. But individually necessary to buy materials for its production is relatively cheap. Suitable as a house it is best to cats other than increased playfulness.

We play houses there are special elements on which the cat is conveniently sharpen claws that help keep the rest of the furniture in the whole room

We play houses there are special elements on which the cat is conveniently sharpen claws that help keep the rest of the furniture in the whole room

Necessary materials

For the manufacture of a small house with game elements you will need:

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porvorvavylpr1 Plywood (fiberboard) 10 mm
porvorvavylpr2 Round logs with a cross section of 120 mm
porvorvavylpr3 Seating area made of steel the number of 20 pieces.
jute rope
porvorvavylpr5 Glue without smell
porvorvavylpr6 carpeting or any other upholstery

Upholstery recommend selected according to the preferences of your pet. To do this, Observe, where he loves the most relaxing, and use the same upholstery with trim cabin. Côte certainly appreciate this approach.

progress of work

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plyoshprpvpa1 Cut the plywood using the jigsaw:
  • 3 rectangle with sides of 460 and 400 mm - the side walls and floor bed;
  • 2 rectangles with sides of 380 mm 360 - end walls;
  • In one of the smaller rectangular hole 200 mm in diameter - input.
plyoshprpvpa2 We are going to get boxes in a single container without a roof, connecting their seating area.
plyoshprpvpa3 Cut out upholstery fragments of the same size as those that were produced from wood-fiber plates. This can be done with a knife stationery.
plyoshprpvpa4 Ennoble upholstery material outer and inner container portion, using adhesive and a stapler.
plyoshprpvpa5 form the basis:
  • Cut the plywood plate dimensions 800 by 600 mm;
  • Drill 8 holes in it, as shown in the photo on the left, for the subsequent installation of the columns;
  • Sheathe upholstery.
plyoshprpvpa6 saw logs so as to obtain two lengths of 1000 mm and 200 mm.
plyoshprpvpa7 create a scratching post:
  • The edge of the rope is fixed on the edge of the softwood lumber;
  • Coated with an adhesive surface of the timber;
  • Swathes of his rope.
plyoshprpvpa8 wind likewise smaller column and then fasten them to the base with screws.
plyoshprpvpa9 Set the assembled bed a short pile and fix it to the rear portion side of a tall column.
plyoshprpvpa10 Cut a piece of plywood dimensions 500 by 400 mm to create the observation platform and fasten it with screws to the face of high piles.
plyoshprpvpa11 We invite cat get acquainted with the new housing.

By making the house for a cat with your own hands, you can further invest under the upholstery foam. This will make it much more comfortable.

The project №2: House out of the box

House made of cardboard - the cheapest housing option for your pet

House made of cardboard - the cheapest housing option for your pet

House cat with your own hands can be done even from an ordinary cardboard box. The advantages of this option include:

  • low cost of the product. Cardboard boxes do not need to buy special, they tend to remain after the purchase of household appliances or receiving postal parcels and may well be used as a base material in the manufacture of a berth for your pet;
If we are in your home is not found suitable carton box, then surely, you went out and brought it to you at relatives or friends

If we are in your home is not found suitable carton box, then surely, you went out and brought it to you at relatives or friends

  • Ease of manufacture with their own hands. Just below you will see for yourself.

By cons include the fragility of the cardboard. But on the other hand - this is an excellent occasion to often change the appearance of a house cat that will bring variety to the interior.

Materials and tools

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vgaryparpyr1 Cardboard Box
vgaryparpyr2 carpeting color you liked
vgaryparpyr3 water-repellent material
vgaryparpyr4 Stationery knife
vgaryparpyr5 Clay is odorless
vgaryparpyr6 Scotch

The denser the board will have the selected box, the longer it will serve to make her house for cats.

progress of work

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vgaproyrao1 paste all corners and joints with tape boxes
vgaproyrao2 cut entry in front of a box, using a knife stationery
vgaproyrao3
  • Cut a piece of water-repellent materialCorresponding to the size of the carton walls;
  • Apply the adhesive on its back side;
  • neatly put through its inlet opening
vgaproyrao4 flatten water-repellent material on the entire inner surface of the box
vgaproyrao5 paste external wall carpeting
vgaproyrao6 Seal the front wall of the first solid piece of carpet:
  • then, cut through the entrance to the cross-site;
  • The resulting corner wrap into the glue and tape
vgaproyrao7 reserve house to dry for three days
vgaproyrao8 acquaint cat with a new housing

Project №3: House of newspaper tubes

Stylish round cat house made of tubes of newspaper can become a real decoration of your interior

Stylish round cat house made of tubes of newspaper can become a real decoration of your interior

Now look at how to make a home for a cat with his own hands from newspaper tubes. This option will also allow you to save the family budget, but to work for its implementation will have a lot.

Materials and tools

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agyrapyaapvma1 thick cardboard
agyrapyaapvma2 PVA glue
agyrapyaapvma3 Scissors
agyrapyaapvma4 Spoke for knitting, but here you can use any thin flat rod of metal, plastic or wood
agyrapyaapvma5 A stack of old newspapers

progress of work

To make the cat's house with his own hands from the newspapers, you must be able to weave. Further description of the process implies you have this skill:

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  • cut paper desyatisantimetrovyh on the strip;
  • wind one of the flaps on the needle;
  • glue fix region to get the tube to keep it unfolded
vautsprapryy2 Similarly transform all cut strips into tubes
vautsprapryy3
  • cut out Cardboard oval, which will play the role of floor house;
  • Paste it on the perimeter tubes in increments of 2 cm, the result should have a kind of sun
vautsprapryy4 wrap "Rays" up and weave the lower part of the house to the input level
vautsprapryy5 Weave sidewalls around the entrance
vautsprapryy6 Pletom another "sun" only smaller cardboard and laid it on top of the construction
vautsprapryy7 weave half of the second floor in the wall of the first
vautsprapryy8 Forming a bowl On the second floor
vautsprapryy9 We invite cat in a new home that looks like a stand for fruit
Paint all the parts of the house in shades of brown can create the illusion that it is not collected from the newspapers and from branches

Paint all the parts of the house in shades of brown can create the illusion that it is not collected from the newspapers and from branches

№4 Project: House of foam

You can make a home for your pet, and even of foam. Here you will need:

Materials and tools

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vguraoryaprva1 dense textureYou liked the color
vguraoryaprva2 foam rubber
vguraoryaprva3 Sewing machine
vguraoryaprva4 threads, The color of which should correspond to the selected shade cloth

The thicker you will pick up the foam, the cat will be softer and more comfortable to rest in a new house.

progress of work

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voaroylraovay1 create a project construction paper
voaroylraovay2 We transfer patterns the resulting pattern on the fabric and foam
voaroylraovay3
  • cut out all parts of the fabric and the foam with an oversize of 10-15 mm;
  • Spread for ease in front of him
voaroylraovay4 Sew all the edges using a sewing machine in addition to the bottom, which will be joined with the floor
voaroylraovay5
  • straighten corners;
  • iron the seams iron;
  • sew floor to the bottom of the "cap"
  • Puts the interior of the cushion structure;
  • We invite cat to get acquainted with the new house

conclusion

You are familiar with the four most simple and cheap manufacturing projects cat houses. In each of them can bring something of their own, making unique. Videos in this article contains additional materials on the subject, and in the comments, you can ask questions on it.

Houses for cats with their own hands can be made from scrap materials

Houses for cats with their own hands can be made from scrap materials