Tiled raised dog feeder!

Submitted by DogDoc25 on Tue, 08/27/2013 - 18:28

The design for this feeder came from Ana's raised feeder as well and the people who have made these feeders with tile. I had a lot of fun making this and I love how it turned out! I can see how they would be addicting to make. I constructed the wooden base (I just eyeballed how long to make it and how tall to make the legs based on the size of my bowls). I nailed hardibacker to the wooden top and applied the tile with thin set and mortar. This feeder is for my bigger dog, so disregard my small dogs checking it out:) The grout was a dark tan color before it dried, and I really like the color it ended up being. I bought the tile and grout from the habitat from humanity store, which had a big selection of miscellaneous tiles for basically free! Fun project!

Built from Plan(s)
Estimated Cost
about $45 (had to buy tile supplies that I didn't already have) but for just materials (wood, tile, thin set, wood trim, and mortar) around $30
Estimated Time Investment
Day Project (6-9 Hours)
Type of Wood
pine
Finish Used
Put down wood conditioner and then 2 coats of minwax dark walnut (left on for about 10 minutes in between coats), then applied 2 coats of polycrylic
Recommended Skill Level
Beginner

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