Capita dogdining

Published on March 22nd, 2012 | by Jules Yap


Desk riser to dog dining table

Materials: Desk riser, Capita legs

Description: We wanted to raise the dog’s food up off the floor, but didn’t like the wire food dish holders they sell at the pet store. We were going to try to hack our old lack coffee table and make a mini dog dining table, but in the location our dog eats, we really didn’t want squared edges. While in IKEA, we had the idea to use their desktop risers and Capital legs. It’s a super easy re-purpose.

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~ Christina, East Coast

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Jules Yap

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7 Responses to Desk riser to dog dining table

  1. Anonymous says:

    The Ikea store in Singapore is using this setup as a PC monitor stand on the Galant table.

    The height of the Capita legs that they use is 10 cm.

  2. Anonymous says:

    Found it! The product is called Galant Extention half round –

    Thanks for alerting me to its existence, it’s just what I’ve been looking for!

  3. this is very gooodddddd!!!!

  4. Liz says:

    The bowls will be easily knocked over if they’re just sitting on top of a table like that. Anybody can put bowls on a table, I wouldn’t call this a hack…You could at least cut holes in the table surface to put the bowls in. Just saying.

    • Anonymous says:

      wahhhh troll is jealous they didn’t come up with it.

    • Christina says:

      Hmm, well, I made the table for him many months ago and nothing has ever once been spilled. In order to put holes in the table to rest the bowls in, we would have to have had a much bigger surface, which defeated the purpose of building his table in the first place. And I didn’t think it was a hack either, that’s why I called it a re-purpose. Thanks for looking! ;)

    • Anonymous says:

      Be careful, raised feeding bowl can cause canine bloat.

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