Elevated dog bed with stairs – As dogs get older, they sometimes can not jump up on the bed or a favorite chair or perch anymore. Instead of having to wait for their owners to lift them on a bed, dog stairs allow the pet a measure of independence. Dog stairs are also useful for pet damage, which allows the dog to avoid exercise itself. Upstairs consists of three parts, the steps themselves, paths and stringers.
The side pieces are the sides of the elevated dog bed with stairs that support the step. The riser is the height of the step. This project is a two-person job. Instructions Measure the height of the bed or landing and subtract six inches to determine the height of the stairs. Measure the height of the bed or landing and subtract six inches to determine the height of the stairs. Make sure that there is a foot horizontal space for every six inches of the stair height.
So if your bed is two feet high, the elevated dog bed with stairs will be 18 inches high and three feet long. Lay a piece of plywood on a flat surface to be used to create the two stringers. Place a piece of plywood on a flat surface that will be used to create the two stringers. Measure, mark and cut a rectangle as long as your stairs and twice the height plus 12 inches using the circular saw. In this example, will be three feet long and 48 inches high.