Friday, March 30, 2012

Uptown Reptile Condos!


We always have several projects going on at our house.  Peter is building a series of custom oak cages for our lizards.  He's been designing, measuring and building them carefully.  They will have lights and heaters and meet the requirements for each kind of lizard. 
 The backs of the cages have screen on the upper half for ventilation and the lower half is a smooth board.  He wants these habitats to be realistic like those found in nature.  Since lizards love to climb around on rocks,Peter used ‘FixAll’ to create the rock texture.   I used acrylic paints to finish the rock representation. 
Painting the board to look like natures rocks

Ready to assemble



Assembled

A series of 3 cages

This morning we let Willie try it out.  A test run! We think he likes his new condo!

Willie, the bearded dragon, on his rocks


4 comments:

  1. You have simply GOT to invite me over! I want to see this!

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  2. I know some people who don't live this well!

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  3. Only the best for our guys! Classical music in the background, Computer screen easily viewed from box seats, gourmet cuisine, and a basking boxes!

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  4. Nice work you two! They are living way better than we are and their homes are so neat! Moving sucks. Make sure you get a up scale rental rate.

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Friday, March 30, 2012

Uptown Reptile Condos!


We always have several projects going on at our house.  Peter is building a series of custom oak cages for our lizards.  He's been designing, measuring and building them carefully.  They will have lights and heaters and meet the requirements for each kind of lizard. 
 The backs of the cages have screen on the upper half for ventilation and the lower half is a smooth board.  He wants these habitats to be realistic like those found in nature.  Since lizards love to climb around on rocks,Peter used ‘FixAll’ to create the rock texture.   I used acrylic paints to finish the rock representation. 
Painting the board to look like natures rocks

Ready to assemble



Assembled

A series of 3 cages

This morning we let Willie try it out.  A test run! We think he likes his new condo!

Willie, the bearded dragon, on his rocks


4 comments:

  1. You have simply GOT to invite me over! I want to see this!

    ReplyDelete
  2. I know some people who don't live this well!

    ReplyDelete
  3. Only the best for our guys! Classical music in the background, Computer screen easily viewed from box seats, gourmet cuisine, and a basking boxes!

    ReplyDelete
  4. Nice work you two! They are living way better than we are and their homes are so neat! Moving sucks. Make sure you get a up scale rental rate.

    ReplyDelete