XL dog crate – Wood dog crates provide shelter for a dog when it is outdoors. Some dogs enjoy the outdoors even when the weather is not good. A wooden dog box gives the dog refuge from the harshest weather. Although you can buy wooden dog crates, you can make them with materials you may have around the house. The advantage of making your own dog box is that you can make it to the appropriate size for your pet.
How to make XL dog crate, measure 24 inches on one side of two of the 3/4 by-24-by-36-inch plywood. Mark this measurement with a pencil. Use a straight edge to draw a straight line from the mark to the upper corner of each panel. Cut along the two lines of a table saw. These are the two sides of the dog box. The leading edge of the side measures 36 inches. Rear measures 24 inches. Place the remaining 3/4-by-24-by-36-inch plywood panel on the work surface.
Sand all dog box parts with 120-grit sandpaper. Apply a wood finish of your choice to all dog box parts. Let the wood finish completely dry before removing any parts. Place a 3/4-by-24-by-36-inch plywood panel on the work surface. This is the bottom of the XL dog crate. Align the remaining 3/4 by-24-by-24-inch panel of plywood on top of the box.
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