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Dog kennel with solar light

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This stylish dog kennel was made using recycled pallets, Colorbond offcuts, fence palings and plywood.



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The project


We made this dog kennel using recycled pallet timber, Colorbond offcuts, old fence pails and plywood. The kennel was finished off with a small solar light and stainless steel dog bowl.






How to build a dog kennel


This dog kennel is a great project to take on as a family and will look great in your backyard. Check out this step-by-step guide: D.I.Y. dog kennel.




More project inspiration


Bunnings Workshop member SpencerGre built a dog kennel using recycled pallet timber and installed castor wheels for easy moving.


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Workshop member Riley built this double dog bed frame using recycled pallets.


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That looks fantastic! :-).

I like the recessed doggy bowl idea.

Your dog has a beautiful piece of real estate - but he looks unhappy?


Our dog has a less impressive residence. It's in a covered area where a gable roof was not needed. The problem - was me - I tried to make it too 'practical.'

Marine ply and I made shelves for storing dry food, leads, toys etc.


In the end he refuses to live there and has it simply became a storage area.

However, when it was for time for walkies - he would run inside and try and hide in the far corner and it was almost impossible to reach him.

So I put removable hinges and a handle on the front. He was shocked one day when the wall 'disappeared' and was detained.



Bunnings Team Member
Bunnings Team Member

Hi @Noyade


That's a very nice and practical dog hideaway. Too bad that your dog has realized that there is no place to hide. 




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