Dining dogbed2

Published on March 12th, 2007 | by Jules Yap


kitchen bench and dog beds

jarett of jarrett house north recently completed this kitchen bench for the dining room. it also serves as a place for their bichons to sit on.


the bench without the top


completed bench with pronomen countertop

the bench is build from two 27″ varde wall cabinets, fastened side by side and propped up on six capita legs. a pronomen countertop goes on top.

“overall it’s a pretty functional unit, and it’s rock solid. and the dogs love it- we put in 24″ dog beds and now if we’re in the dining room, they’re in the bench. if they’re not begging, that is,” says jarrett.

to jarrett’s blog post and more photos on Flickr.

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6 Responses to kitchen bench and dog beds

  1. Alexandra says:

    I have a dalmatian, so i don´t think this fits her. She´s little bigger than the dogs on the foto ;)
    But i aprecciated if someone give me some ideas.

  2. carol says:

    what a great idea.. :)

  3. merewald says:

    Awesome! Those beds are so cute, and don’t take up much space, so it’s good for small rooms. Terrific.

  4. david says:

    Nice idea! I live in london and my flat is quite small, the dogs bed seems to take up all the room in kitchen.

  5. rayter says:

    You have a nice blog here! I will be saving this page to my favorites for sure. I just visited a site with interesting articles on dog beds. If nothing else it’s a great read. Check it out if you have time. Thanks. ;)

  6. i LOVE IT! i have two dogs and their dogbeds are just on the floor near the kitchen table. have got to do this!

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