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  1. GoNavy429
    10-14-2013 02:40 AM - permalink
    GoNavy429
    add on:
    -Shelves need to be at least 3/4 inch MDF or melamine stay away from plywood unless your doing outside trees, then use treated plywood not the indoor stuff. The other thing you can do is just buy pre-made shelves and cut to length , what ever you use cover with carpet using hot glue.
  2. GoNavy429
    10-14-2013 02:39 AM - permalink
    GoNavy429
    No problem. Step by step is a little difficult without knowing specifically what you are building, but in general terms from the site you mentioned, here are a few guidelines

    -forget that carpet they use in the store bought stuff, doesn't last. I basically buy indoor/outdoor carpet, buy it by the liner foot usually only cost $6 to $10 a foot so if you get say three foot, you have a piece 3 foot by 12 foot for less $30 for the most expensive
    -making scratching post are easy, if you want them round use 2 or 3 inch PVC pipe to what ever length you like, wrap with 3/8 inch sisal rope, hot glue every few inch's or you can use 4x4 post wrap the same way. I usually use the 4x4 if shelf's will be used, and route out a dado for the shelf on three sides with the corresponding cut out on the shelf wrap rope between each shelf.
  3. web_18designer
    10-12-2013 12:44 PM - permalink
    web_18designer
    thanks for the interest! well to be more specific i'm looking for someone who can basically write some type of step-by-step manual on how to build a few different type of cat tress (below you can find an example website: http://www.bestcattreeplans.com/cat-...?hop=sbuilders)

    let me know, thx

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