DOG-I-Y: A Modern Dog Crate Coffee Table

Editor’s Note: You barked and we listened! DoggIY is a new monthly column here on Dog Milk where we feature modern DIY dog projects. We’ll be sharing everything from homemade treats to pet beds–and beyond!

DIY Dog Crate Coffee Table

We’re kicking our brand spanking new column off with a bang, a sexy birch plywood bang that is. This DIY dog crate coffee table is the brilliant creation of Erin Loechner and her husband Ken who, after a no-luck search for an affordable modern pet crate, decided to make their own. It’s also now the nap time location of Bernie and George (remember those cuties?)!

DIY Dog Crate Coffee Table

DIY Dog Crate Coffee Table

Erin walks us through all steps involved, from design to execution, over on Meanwhile, let’s brainstorm! How would you customize this dog crate coffee table idea to suit your needs? Would you leave the wood raw or paint it? Share your thoughts!

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Capree has a deep love of Victorian-era “fancy lads”, 19th Century anatomy drawings, and tin robots. She loves big, bold colors and big, bold patterns. Oh, and anything well-designed, especially if it’s something she can sit in.