Homemade Acrylic Foraging Drawers
Posted 06 August 2010 - 02:17 AM
It measures 3 3/8" x 4 1/8" x 4 1/8". I took the drawers out, and drilled a hole in the acrylic in the back (where the middle drawer is). Then I just popped in a 1/4" stainless steel bolt, and fastened it to the cage with some stainless steel plates and a nut that I had laying around from other bird items. My bird will be able to remove the drawers all the way, which is a slight disadvantage, but for $12, I thought it makes a decent foraging toy that will last for a long time. The acrylic foraging drawers I have seen in parrot stores are almost $40...yikes! I have it propped against a horizontal bar so it won't tip from side to side, but if I didn't have the bar I would imagine an additional hole/bolt/nut would fix the tipping problem perfectly.
I'm debating if I should put a layer of vet wrap around the box so she can get a good grip and stand on it. Ideas?
Posted 06 August 2010 - 02:44 AM
Zazu, Loki, Frostie, Mowglee.
Posted 06 August 2010 - 03:09 AM
great idea, thought this might help to, if you drill a hole in the back of each drawer and align it with 3 drilled holes in the back you could put some string through and tie a knot at each end so it stops before it comes out???? just an idea but it is a great toy, i want one.
That would work perfectly! Thanks
Posted 06 August 2010 - 05:00 AM
Then a home was needed for Cody-male U2:i.batan: & Newton-male OWA:i.ao:
After a long break I retiered and started reading CL-so many broken birds needing homes; Merlin-male M2:i.kuruma: Buddy/Don Juan-male YNA:i.kieri:, Kona-male GW:i.beni: & now Newly adopted-Ping-female OWA:i.ao:
R.I.P Stellia, BFA :i.ao:(a Petco casualty.) Rocky-male U2:i.batan:(mutilator), Pong-male OWA:i.ao:(~30) over the rainbow bridge
Posted 08 August 2010 - 12:07 AM
Edited by kapowilicious, 08 August 2010 - 12:15 AM.
Posted 08 August 2010 - 12:12 AM
Wawa - Black Capped, Pepper - Cherry Head (missing:sniff:), Nacho - Blue Headed Pionus, Poppy - Congo African Grey, Cooter - Catahoula Dog,
Andre - Daddy, Hollyhawk - Mama
Still hoping Terra's Rocky and our Pepper come home!
Posted 08 August 2010 - 12:18 AM
Designed by Me!
Not included: Foggie & Tillie (pigeons), LEMMY & BIG BIRD (Budgies)
RUSTY & OREO - cats
MARSHALL - Very patient Boyfriend
PETEY - GCC (RIP)
BLUEBERRY - Budgie (RIP)
LIZZIE - ARN (RIP)
LEMON - Canary (RIP)
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