Cat tree can serve a beautiful decoration for those who are having cats in their homes. If you don`t have one, then you should think of creating one for your cat. DIY cat tree can be easy to execute and it will also provide you a fun activity at home. First of all you have to plan the whole project. You need to know the material and tool requirements, further you should also have an initial design idea about how to create you want your cat tree.
Tools and material required:
- Circular/Table saw
- ½” Stapler
- Pocket hole jig
- Utility knife
- 2” Screws
- 1 yard x 12 feet natural carpet
- 50 feet sisal rope
- 2’x4’ x 1 /2” plywood
- (1) 2x4x8’ board
Once you have arranged all the required material and tools, then you should mark the measurement carefully. This will help you in ensuring the proper DIY cat tree size and also maximizing the material.
First of all you should cut and predrill the plywood with screws so that they can attached securely. Once you are done with attaching all these in their places, then you should disassemble these pieces because it is easy to wrap sisal and carpet on individual pieces.
You should now carpet each piece of plywood with stapler. This will provide a good smooth sleeping space to your cat and it can also withstand any wear and tear caused by cat claws.
Once you are done with wrapping the carpet you should let your cat climb the tree. She will surely love the DIY cat tree that you have made for her. This will not only make you save some money but you will also love spending time in this fun activity.