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#259797 - 06/25/16 12:35 AM DIY play stand plans  
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I want to make Mr. Peaches a play stand. The only plans I can find are made of PVC. While I don't mind having the actual "play" part made of PVC, I want at least the base to be wood. I'd also like wheels. While I am competent with a drill and saw, I am not very imaginative when it comes to creating designs, haha!


Does anyone have plans, or know of a place I can find them? Again, not plans for a PVC stand! Thanks in advance!

#259801 - 06/25/16 01:49 PM Re: DIY play stand plans [Re: Evican]  
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If you google "playstand for birds do it yourself" there are a load of different types listed. It looks like Youtube has a few videos as well. Good luck.


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#259803 - 06/27/16 06:57 PM Re: DIY play stand plans [Re: Evican]  
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I just happen to be starting a new stand made of all untreated pine for my cockatoo to chew and play on. I have bought so many over the years. I actually used an old base for this one but you could use any strong boards or untreated plywood. I started by attaching an untreated 4X4.



I bought an assortment of pine, 2X4, 2X2, 1X2 to cut and attach in different ways.



Here is a picture of the bottom. I had to add spacers to make it thick enough for the wheels I had. I also put an extra spacer where the 4X4 attached for extra strength.







Don't forget to use stainless screws, nuts and bolts (except on the bottom)! I'll post a picture when I get done. There are so many options on gyms, use your imagination and have fun! grin










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#259804 - 06/28/16 02:29 AM Re: DIY play stand plans [Re: Evican]  
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That is exactly what I wanted, Charlie! Thanks so much! Even looking on YouTube, Google, etc., it is hard to find any ideas other than PVC. I'm so excited to start

#259805 - 06/28/16 03:56 AM Re: DIY play stand plans [Re: Evican]  
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I can't wait to see the finished product, Charlie!!!


Birds are angels who lift us up when our own wings forget how to fly.

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#260692 - 09/11/17 03:43 AM Re: DIY play stand plans [Re: Evican]  
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May I see the finished project... I know this post was from over a year ago!!


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