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Create a dog kennel

We have sought here to make an original niche and nevertheless comfortable, likely to pass as unnoticed as possible in your garden, agreeing with a possible country rustic decor.

Necessary material

  • square
  • Circular saw
  • Hammer
  • Metre
  • Clamps
  • Jigsaw
  • Drill
  • Cutting disc

Steps

  1. Manufacture of frames for the dog kennel
  2. Realization of pediments of the dog kennel

Manufacture of frames for the dog kennel

draw

draw

1. The uprights and the upper crossbar of each frame are assembled mid-wood. Trace with precision. Diagram of front, side, back, the frame of the niche.
Material list.

RoomsAmountDimensions
(in mm)
managerial staff
amounts4800x40x40
sleepers2800x40x40
spacers2720 x 40 x 40
lath6,40m215 (thickness)
cleat20 m10 x 20
Flat tiles9617 x 24
Ridge tiles20
hinges2
Hook1
nails,
treatment product

Cut

Cut

2. Cut, like here at the table saw, or simply with a good handsaw.

Assemble the frame elements

Assemble the frame elements

3. The assembly of the frame elements is done by gluing and reinforcement by nailing.

Assemble the bottom spacers

Assemble the bottom spacers

4. The low braces are simply nailed between the posts, 10 cm from their lower end.

Mounting of floor and side panels

Tracing the cuts

Tracing the cuts

5. Preparation of the floor battens. A cut is necessary, at the corners, to leave the place of the amounts.

Nail floor boards

Nail floor boards

6. The floor battens are simply nailed securely to the bottom braces.

Nail the sides

Nail the sides

7. The same is true of the sides, this time on the uprights.

Realization of pediments of the dog kennel

Draw the rear pediment

Draw the rear pediment

8. Trace the profile of the rear pediment on side-by-side battens.

Saw the stairs

Saw the stairs

9. Saw each piece of wood following this pattern, using a circular saw or, again, with a hand saw.

Draw the front pediment

Draw the front pediment

10. Trace in the same way the front pediment and the entrance. The battens are held by clamps.

Cut out the entrance

Cut out the entrance

11. Cut the entrance to the niche with a jigsaw (here in drill adaptation).

Assemble the dowels on the front

Assemble the dowels on the front

12. Simply nail the panels of the facade to the front frame.

Assemble the dowels from the back

Assemble the dowels from the back

13. The doors of the rear door are nailed on cleats forming a Z.

Assembly of the roof of the dog kennel

Assemble the flaps of the roof panels

Assemble the flaps of the roof panels

14. The leaves of the roof sections are nailed to two cleats.

Assemble the pieces

Assemble the pieces

15. The panels are assembled to the facade and the rear pediment by nailing.

Trace the notches

Trace the notches

16. Two notches in the sides leave the passage for the assembly cleats of the panels.

Lay the slats

Lay the slats

17. You will nail horizontal slats of 10 in 10 cm on the sides of the roof for laying tiles.

Treat the roof

Treat the roof

18. Put a layer of treatment product on the entire assembly, emphasizing the roof.

Lay the tiles

Lay the tiles

19. The tiles are simply hung. They have pins for this purpose.

Cut a tile

Cut a tile

20. If necessary, it is always possible to cut a tile with a cutting disc.

(photos / visuals: © DIY-Prod, except special mention)

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