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Dobbin
21-08-2006, 09:30 PM
Here is the finished pictures: As you can see Dobbin has not yet moved in. What do people think?

Sue
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touie
21-08-2006, 09:33 PM
looks great :D

Charliesangel
21-08-2006, 09:39 PM
Wow that looks fab!! I bet Dobbin will LOVE it!!

Leah xx

kayjay
21-08-2006, 09:40 PM
It's looks great! How are you shutting the cat flap up?

Just showed my OH the piccies as a big hint.......

Dobbin
21-08-2006, 09:47 PM
We are hoping Dobbin will love it - it really has been a labour of love.

A flap goes down between the two pieces of wood on the inside of the shed. IT is a thick piece, it cant be pushed or pulled or lifted by bunnies or unwanted guests - we are hoping, but the run is as fox proof as we can make it - so hopefully he will be fine

Sue
xx

kayjay
21-08-2006, 09:50 PM
How have you secured the run outside to make it fox proof? We're in the process of doing our shed up so I'm looking for ideas, hope you don't mind my questions?! Our run will go onto a concrete base, do you need to fix it down? I notice you have green stained wood at the bottom, is that fixing it somehow?

Snowy
21-08-2006, 10:02 PM
Does Dobbin want a lodger??, i'd like to live in there :lol: :lol: ... it's fantastic!, I'll bet he loves it, well done!

Dobbin
21-08-2006, 10:05 PM
we put the run onto another frame so it is a bit higher so he can fully stand up - we secured it to the shed and my dad, when he is up, is going to drill the base into the paving slabs - but i think it is as secure as we can make it. We have reinforced the whole thing, all wire is between two pieces of wood and the lid is hinged with two locks on it. We cant push it away from the shed or move the paving slabs so we hope its ok. It is sitting on two layers of paving slabs and stones around outside so hopefully nothing can dig in and he can't dig out!!

We have lined the shed with loft flooring so he cant nibble out and nothing can nibble in and if he or something else does start nibbling we should notice before real damage is done. There is a mesh gate behind the door so we can get in without worrying he might be behind the boor and run out when we open it. Also so the door can be open when we home so he can get lots of fresh air in there.

There is a big storage box in there which holds all his bits and pieces.

Please dont worry ask away.

Sue
xx

kayjay
21-08-2006, 10:07 PM
we put the run onto another frame so it is a bit higher so he can fully stand up - we secured it to the shed and my dad, when he is up, is going to drill the base into the paving slabs - but i think it is as secure as we can make it. We have reinforced the whole thing, all wire is between two pieces of wood and the lid is hinged with two locks on it. We cant push it away from the shed or move the paving slabs so we hope its ok. It is sitting on two layers of paving slabs and stones around outside so hopefully nothing can dig in and he can't dig out!!

We have lined the shed with loft flooring so he cant nibble out and nothing can nibble in and if he or something else does start nibbling we should notice before real damage is done. There is a mesh gate behind the door so we can get in without worrying he might be behind the boor and run out when we open it. Also so the door can be open when we home so he can get lots of fresh air in there.

There is a big storage box in there which holds all his bits and pieces.

Please dont worry ask away.

Sue
xx

Thanks that's really helpful :D

Dobbin
21-08-2006, 10:13 PM
no problem kayjay - just let me know if i can help at all.

lol lol at snowy - i know he gets a new house before we have finished unpacking from the move - we certainly have not had chance to decorate the house at all!!!!

Sue
xx

xEMMAx
21-08-2006, 10:21 PM
Wow!! That's brill Sue!! :D :D Bet Dobbin will really love it! What a lucky bun he is :D :D

AprilShower
21-08-2006, 10:27 PM
That looks fantastic! :D :D :D :D

sparklefairy
21-08-2006, 11:39 PM
wow! that looks really cool 8) is it all for Dobbin, or is he getting a lady to share it with?

ShivyRex
22-08-2006, 11:27 AM
Oh WOW! Looks excellent! Can I ask how you done the mesh gate? Is it the full size of the door or is it just half way up? I think I will have to put one of these in my playhouse.

You definately have to get Dobbin a girlfriend! He'll be dying to show it off ;)

bunny_burrows
22-08-2006, 11:49 AM
Wow that looks great! :thumb: I bet Dobbin will love it! :D

Ali
22-08-2006, 11:55 AM
WOW Well done I bet he'll love it :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

Dobbin
22-08-2006, 12:04 PM
i hope he will love it - if the vet gives the ok we shall be moving him out tommorrow or Thursday!!

The gate we did a basic frame and then stapled mesh to it, stapled every hole and then screwed another frame over the top of the frame so hopefully the mesh can not be pulled off!!! It is three quarters of the height - it has a bolt at the top on the inside

Sue
xx

bunnymadhouse
22-08-2006, 12:49 PM
brill :thumb:

Inimical Me
22-08-2006, 12:59 PM
Looks fantastic :thumb:

eminem2004
22-08-2006, 01:22 PM
wow thats exactly how i want my shed/run 2 look when its done :love:
What a lucky bunny!

Jenny

rabswood
22-08-2006, 02:58 PM
FABULOUS :D

That's one lucky bun. I'm sure D would love a girlfriend to share his new pad with, then he would be the bun who has everything :lol:

How did you cut the hole/make the opening in the shed?
I have an actual cat flap that my brother put into the playhouse door, but we had the door off to do it and used a jig saw. I want to put one in my new shed when it arrives but would prefer a hole like yours rather than a cat flap. How exactly did you do it?

Rabswood

Bunnysam
22-08-2006, 03:16 PM
Thats brilliant :D

Now he needs a lil lady to share his palace with and fill it with :love:

Fairy Angel
22-08-2006, 05:33 PM
That's brilliant :D Now if I only I could get my O/H to finish our bunny shed off to that standard :lol:

deborah
22-08-2006, 11:22 PM
all i can say is wonderful :lol: :lol: :lol: and well done.

sharond
23-08-2006, 10:37 PM
It's wonderful Sue. Dobbin will think he's a king. How is he today?

Dobbin
24-08-2006, 01:17 PM
we just cut a hole using a jigsaw - did the door for it as i explained earlier, sanded it all of..

Dobbin is still sneezing a bit but the vet want shim to have a break form antibiotics for a few days.

Sue
xx