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October 01, 2016 23:02

Booths for dogs with their own hands

To build a dog kennel can be convenient from simple materials in a matter of hours.It is very important to choose the right size of dog houses, home watchman to feel comfortable in any season.In addition, the booth for the dog, built with his own hands, can become an additional decoration of the site, if you use the original design and decorate it properly.

Booths for dogs with their own hands

Kennel his hands

drawing Drawing booth

Article Contents

  • 1 Drawing drawing booth
  • 2 Tools and materials for
    • 2.1 Video - What shouldbe doghouse
  • 3 booth assembly with pent roof
    • 3.1 Step 1. The bottom frame Making
    • 3.2 Step 2. Insulation of floor
    • 3.3 Step 3. Assembling the frame booth
    • 3.4 Step 4. Lining of walls
    • 3.5 Step 5. Making roof
    • 3.6 Step 6. Finish
    • 3.7 Step 7. Installing the booth
  • 4 Doghouse with gable roof
    • 4.1 Step 1: Assemble the frame
    • 4.2 Step 2. Mount the roof
    • 4.3 Step 3. Boarding kennels
    • 4.4 Step 4. Warming
    • 4.5 Step 5. roof Sheathing
  • 5 booth with tambour
    • 5.1 Video - booth insulated with tambour
    • 5.2 Video - kennel with their hands
Booths for dogs with their own hands

kennel his hands

to properly make a booth,necessary to determine its shape and size.Do not build too complex structure: the presence of unnecessary barriers, ladders, ledges and similar elements will be severely disturb a dog.The best option is a rectangular kennel with side entrance and a shed roof, where the pet can bask in the sun.One of the roof or walls is desirable to make removable to allow easy and fast to disinfect the booth.

Kennel for dogs

kennel for dogs

booth dimensions must correspond to a specific dog, so when compiling the sketch be sure to perform the measurements: height at the withers, the length from nose to tail, the width of the chest, and the dog's height.

Dimensions booths

Dimensions booths

On this basis, we can define the parameters of the framework:

  • width and height equal to the dog booth height + 5 cm;
  • booth depth 5 cm larger than the length of the animal;
  • manhole width corresponds to the chest width + 5 cm;
  • height manhole greater height at the withers by 5 cm.

To calculate the parameters of the booth for a puppy, you must use the data from the specialized directories.Thus, the paper drawing depict exemplary structures, it is transferred to all the measurements.It remains to determine the materials for the booth.The most common dog houses are made of wood;This material is the most eco-friendly, easy to use, inexpensive.Especially recommended softwood.

Tools and materials for

Materials for work

Materials for

order not to be distracted in the process of building, everything you need you need to prepare in advance:

  • dry timber 100x100, and 100x50 mm;
  • edged boards 25 mm thick;
  • battens for plating;
  • sheet of plywood or particle board;
  • bars 40x40 mm;
  • foam;
  • roofing material;
  • asphalt;
  • antiseptic impregnation;
  • sand;
  • galvanized nails;
  • hinges;
  • hammer.

boards and bars before assembly should be thoroughly cleaned, otherwise the dog may splinter legs.But the wood impregnation process is better at the end of the work, and only from the outside: odors cause irritation in animals, so the dog may refuse to enter the booth.

Video - What should be the doghouse

booth assembly with pent roof

Most dogs like to lie on top of the booth, so it is more convenient for them to houses with pent roof.The roof should be at a slight slant and always opening - this design simplifies the cleaning and disinfection of the booth.To protect your pet from the cold, the house must be thoroughly warmed, and do it better once at the assembly stage.For this purpose it is recommended to place a manhole on the wide side of the booth with an offset to one of the corners.So the room will not be purged, and the dog will be comfortable and warm bed.

Marking and cutting bars

marking and cutting bars

Step 1. The bottom frame Making

Making the bottom of the frame

bottom frame Making

Making the bottom of the frame

bottom frame Making

Making the bottom of the frame

bottom frame Making

bars 40x40 mm cut onthe length and width of the bottom, placed on level ground or on a table, joined with screws in a rectangle.If the animal is larger, further strengthen the frame by one or two cross-beams from the beam.Thereafter clapboard frame with one hand.

Step 2. Insulation of floor

The photo shows a variant of foam insulation that fits between the bars and sutured boards

The photo shows a variant of foam insulation that fits between the bars and planks sewn

planked frame is placed so that the bars were on top.Lining the inner surface of glassine paper, attach it stapler staples and then cut the foam on the size of the frame and firmly placed it between the bars.The height of the insulation must correspond to the height of the bars.Top foam layer further closed and packed glassine finishing floor.

Step 3. Assembling the frame booth

frame assembly booth

carcass booth

Beam 100x100 mm is sawn into 4 parts: 2 section of the length equal to the height of the booth, 2, 7-10 cm long.These rods must be secured in a vertical position on the corners of the bottom.Racks of greater length is set in the front, and those that it short, in the back.It is necessary to form the roof pitch.Each bar is put on a level and fix nails or screws.Additionally stuffed vertical bars in the middle of the walls and the 2 smaller bar on the sides of the manhole.On the inner joints to strengthen the frame using metal plates.

Step 4. Lining of walls

Skinning of walls

Skinning of walls

Skinning of walls

Skinning of walls

Skinning of walls

Skinning of walls

Ready frame sheathe clapboard outside and inside insulated: first wall close glassine, and fix it staplerand then fill the space between the bars of mineral wool or foam pieces.Above the insulation is covered with another layer of glassine paper, on top of which was packed plywood, particle board or other similar material.Attach trim should be galvanized nails sizes small, carefully utaplivaja hats to dog does not hurt.

Skinning of walls

Skinning of walls

Step 5. Making roof

need sheet OSB and bars 40x40 mm for mono-pitch roof.From bars knock the frame size of the internal perimeter of the kennel.From OSB cut a piece of the same size, and stuffed it into the frame.Between the bars tightly stacked foam, cover it with foil, fix it on the perimeter of staples.Then take a larger sheet of plywood and placed on top so that the back and the sides of it overlaps the bottom frame 10 cm, and has performed in front of 15-20 cm. This is necessary to protect the walls from rain and manhole.Instead of plywood or OSB can take the boards 20-25 mm thick.The finished roof is attached to the booth with the help of loops, and the top or soft stuffed roofing shingles.

Making the roof

roof Making

Step 6. Finish

decoration

Finish

ready designs are treated outside the usual or antiseptic impregnated, well dry.Next to the bottom roofing nail, bending the edges of 5 cm to the walls and roofing to attach two bars 100x50 mm.The bars are also coated with a primer mixture thoroughly.Again flip booth, draw up a manhole and ends crates wooden frames.

The roof is additionally sewn sheet of corrugated iron and painted

Roof additionally sewn sheet of corrugated iron and painted

Step 7. Installing the booth

Booth

Booth

Booth is ready, and now for her to choose a suitable location.It should be dry flat area near the apartment building, closed against the wind.It is advisable to choose a well-lit place near any tree canopy or for the animal to hide from the heat.Of course, the dog must have his place with a great overview to spot outsiders.

Doghouse with gable roof

Doghouse with gable roof

Doghouse with gable roof

Doghouse with gable roof

Doghouse with gable roof

gable roof is best done on a small-sized booths, as lifting heavy construction during harvesting is not too convenient.

How to build a kennel for dogs

How to build a kennel for the dog

Step 1: Assemble the frame

From 4 bars 50x50 mm frame knock the bottom according to the drawing.In the corners nailed uprights height booths, connect their top strapping of the same bars.To strengthen the carcass stuffed additional jumpers on the bottom and on both sides of the manhole.

Bottom

bottom

Assembling booth

assembly booth

floorboarding

Flooring

frame house

frame house

frame house

frame house

frame house

frame house

Step 2. Mount the roof

Marking rafters

Layout rafters

Fastening the rafters to the beam frame

mount trusses to frame the beam

Rafters and horse

rafters and horse

Making the roof

Making roof

Making the roof

Making roof

Two identical bar 50x50 mm connected to each other byangle of 40 degrees.Then make another one exactly the same workpiece.Install them on top of the frame flush with the walls of the booth, dub vertical baits nails.Top connect the two gable rails, which must on the one hand to speak at 20 cm forward.2 has cut the bar of the same length and packed them in the lower ends of the rafters.

Step 3. Boarding kennels

Driving plating house

plating scheme lodge

finished structure from the outside sheathe clapboard.Boards need to fit tightly to each other, to leave no gaps.Bottom further upholster with roofing material, fastened beams, supports, if necessary.

Step 4. Warming

The photo shows the inner lining and a layer of insulation

The photo shows the inner lining and a layer of insulation

Inside the frame is lined with glassine paper, which fix a stapler at the corners, and then inserted into the foam or mineral wool.Further, a heater close glassine and stuffed in the wall and floor veneer.

Step 5. Roof Sheathing

Booth

Booth

roof frame is removed, sheathe the inside with plywood, then turn over, secure the plywood on top of asphalt.The space between the bars filled with insulation, the top covered with glassine paper, and then fasten screws profiled.At the junction of the skate ramps are mounted, the front edge of the closing end slats.To the roof was convenient to take, in the ends of the corner posts hammered a nail, hats grind.The gables bars drilled holes the diameter of the nails, and then just put on the roof.

booth with tambour

Booth with a porch

booth with a porch

To make the home more comfortable for the dog, it is possible to build a booth with a vestibule.This design consists of two parts: a sleeping place far and near protected from drafts and cold.Insulated partition separating them from the manhole.

Video - Booth with insulated vestibule

Do not make too big bed - dogs usually sleep curled up.But the size of the airlock must be such that the dog was free to stretch out to his full height, and pass easily through the hole and turn in the booth.doghouse assembly with tambour is standard;the only difference is the partition: for its production will require bars 40x40 mm piece of plywood, insulation and screws.From bars make the frame width and height of the interior.Plywood cut into two parts;one part nailed to the frame, inserted between the insulation strips, cover the second part of the plywood.To partition freely taken out, take two wooden slats and with the help of the cutter is selected in their longitudinal grooves in the septum thickness.Then fasten them to the wall of the booth and put a partition.

Video - Kennel with their hands