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December is DIY Month

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December is DIY Month

Post by centrop67 » Sat Dec 01, 2018 10:55 am

DIY is Do It Yourself.

I am declaring December as DIY month for the Dutch Shepherd Forum.

I am looking for ingenious, practical, or not so ingenious ideas.

Did you build your own crate? Did you make your own treat recipe? Did you create or tweak a training method or dog trick?

Fails are welcome too, because we can all learn from mistakes.
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Re: December is DIY Month

Post by Dutchringgirl » Sat Dec 01, 2018 1:51 pm

:DSlove: :DSlove: :DSlove: I just want to say I am in love with the new photo
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Re: December is DIY Month

Post by centrop67 » Mon Dec 10, 2018 5:09 pm

I accept that DIY month isn't a hit, but someone's at least got a homemade treat recipe, right?
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Re: December is DIY Month

Post by borellar15 » Mon Dec 10, 2018 6:52 pm

It’s not a bad idea man! Kim has been trying to get me to build our on rustic dog beds but the weather has not been good for it. Mayyyyyybe I’ll get around to it before I go back to work this week.
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Re: December is DIY Month

Post by ICE » Tue Dec 11, 2018 2:06 pm

Ok - I will start..... I need to teach ICE to run blinds and the learning is so much faster and easier for him without the excitement of the decoy. So I built blinds. They are smaller - only about 5' tall but they serve the purpose.....
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Re: December is DIY Month

Post by TimL_168 » Tue Dec 11, 2018 5:49 pm

I'm sorry man. Life had been hectic here. I barely have time to walk the dogs now.
•Right now in making a new long line with some light weight accessory cord from REI. I'm going to order a new Kong from from Amazon today for the attachment. I'll post pics later on.
•i have a ground venison baked treat recipe that's easy.
1lb ground venison
Enough whole wheat flour to hold it together
About a cup of grated carrot
Spread it out on a cookie sheet and roll it to about
¼"thick with a rolling pin. Bake at 350°until firm
If I think of anything more, I'll update the post 🙄
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Re: December is DIY Month

Post by borellar15 » Wed Dec 12, 2018 3:39 pm

ICE wrote:
Tue Dec 11, 2018 2:06 pm
Ok - I will start..... I need to teach ICE to run blinds and the learning is so much faster and easier for him without the excitement of the decoy. So I built blinds. They are smaller - only about 5' tall but they serve the purpose.....
blinds.jpg
Nice work!
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