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  1. Thread: My hutch

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    7 months ago my diy skills were limited to ikea...

    7 months ago my diy skills were limited to ikea furniture, shelves and plugs.
    In the past month I have tiled the kitchen, fitted a new hob, changed tyres on my car...myself, rebuilt back brakes, new...
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    My really noisy circular saw doesn't seem too bad...

    My really noisy circular saw doesn't seem too bad but they hate the vacuum cleaner that I clean the wood dust up with. If i am sweeping inside their hutch Dixie likes messing with the brush and seems...
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    I will take some better pics tomorrow to show you...

    I will take some better pics tomorrow to show you they look up close. If you are using it as a roof it would need slits in it to stop puddles forming when it rains, or reinforcing behind the plastic....
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    Would you believe I used a plastic greenhouse...

    Would you believe I used a plastic greenhouse cover from B&Q. Semi transparent, so it lets in the light but gives some privacy and it is reinforced so fairly strong. I just made a basic frame to fit...
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    I have definitely found bunnies to be addictive....

    I have definitely found bunnies to be addictive. I did start a new thread the other week as I have changed the hutches position and the run layout. Just waiting for dryer weather to get them back on...
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    Thank you for the kind words. It is nice seeing...

    Thank you for the kind words. It is nice seeing them being able to run a decent distance at full speed.
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    Step four as promised i got done today... ...

    Step four as promised i got done today...

    http://i1362.photobucket.com/albums/r698/DavehHaigh/Bunnies/IMG_1209_zpsepffxu42.jpg
    At least I had some company while I worked.
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  8. Thread: My hutch

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    Despite being a late middle aged guy, my diy...

    Despite being a late middle aged guy, my diy skill set has never really got beyond shelves, plugs and flatpack furniture. Bunnies have unleashed a new creative me, with a growing list of projects and...
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    Camera is basically a birds nest camera, got it...

    Camera is basically a birds nest camera, got it from here...
    https://www.spycameracctv.com
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    If i started again tomorrow it would be slightly...

    If i started again tomorrow it would be slightly different, maybe next time lol
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    Today i moved the bunny cam �� Tonight I have...

    Today i moved the bunny cam ��
    Tonight I have brought them inside. Next door breeds chickens, lots of chickens, mainly rare breeds. This afternoon a fox was paying interest in them. Well for me, he...
  12. Thread: My hutch

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    Need to stain/preserve the wood but the basics...

    Need to stain/preserve the wood but the basics are finished. Ramp has been moved to the opposite side and it now slopes back into the middle of the basement rather than into the side wire, access via...
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    Spent all week cutting wood again, this time I...

    Spent all week cutting wood again, this time I have extended their top floor all the way to the far corner. Kept them in my bedroom last night, they appreciated the central heating. Main reason was...
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    I just find them fascinating to watch. Its 23.20...

    I just find them fascinating to watch. Its 23.20 I am in bed, my cat trying to decide whether to go out or have a night in and on tv are my babies, currently settled down. Their sleep pattern varies...
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    Its on concrete and its barely moveable by myself...

    Its on concrete and its barely moveable by myself and my much stronger brother in law.
    Open fields behind our house, although a lot of chickens between us and the fields...rare poultry breeder as a...
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    That was part of the reasoning for extending...

    That was part of the reasoning for extending their upper floor. I am not confident in leaving downstairs open at night, this way they get a bit more room to run at night.
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    The shop bought bit is the tiny thing in the run,...

    The shop bought bit is the tiny thing in the run, Cath saw it and liked it and I really wasnt in the mood to build one.
    As for me being clever, honestly this is my first attempt at building anything...
  18. Thread: My hutch

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    My hutch

    I thought I had best start a thread to show my home built hutch. Having looked at petshop, 2 floor hutches it seemed fairly clear that they include total floor area to give the impression that the...
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