She Dragged This Dirty Tree Into Her Home… But When I Saw Why? I NEED This!

When it comes to pet accessories and furniture, I’m an absolute sucker. But if I have to be honest, I really do wish that they didn’t end up making my place looking like a children’s daycare. With their colourful and crazy designs, they don’t usually fit in very well with  our home decor. So what’s a home owner to do? Well, one very crafty lady has taken it upon herself to show the world that pet furniture can actually look stunningly sophisticated. [googlead] Check out the photos below to see how transforms a tree into a gorgeous cat playground! Heck, you can even just use it as a very cool looking shelving unit!

And here’s how she started… she chopped down a tree, trimmed off the branches, and removed the leaves.
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She then figured out which branches she wanted to keep. In this case, she wanted this to resemble a spiral staircase.
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Now she makes a base using two circles by using a circle jig.
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She attaches the base to the tree with glue and lag screws.
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Here’s the tree on the base! And one final trim of the branches…
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Here she is making and cutting shelf templates.
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Using the templates, she traces the shapes onto maple plywood, and she cuts out the shelves with her jigsaw.
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Check out these shelves!
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Then she counter sank lag bolts to attach the shelves to the top of the branches.
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How about some carpeting for the shelves?
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The bottom of each shelf was varnished.
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And lastly, she wraps ropes around some of the branches.
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Ta-da! A cat tree playground made from an old tree!
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Methinks this cat likes her new tree.
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Cat tested, cat approved.
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Wouldn’t this look great in your living room?
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This cat thinks so.
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Source: sliphur on imgur


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joai 5 months ago
Great work. And design vision could do with that in my house.
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