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Our new playgym! Thanks Missybird!

So it is pretty much done! Although-I ran out of vet wrap and hemp cord so some places are a little skimpy, the birds seem to be able to get around just fine. Everyone took to it right away, even Oliver. It took about 10 hours from building, to wraping, and decorating. The only thing I need to do is add food/water cups which will be next weekend. Here are some pics from start to finish.








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, you've done a great job there, I'm sure your flock will have hours of fun on it.

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That is awesome!! Great job!! I want one! It looks like everyone is loving it!!


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BRAVO! You've given me some good ideas. The vet wrap looks like the stuff I see in drug stores, beige in color for human use.

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very nice, i like the step by step. I'm going to have to make a trip to the hardware store

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This playgym is gorgeous, well done!
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Looks like a wonderful gym! Well done and thanks for sharing

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Here are some updated pics with all of the wrap done and the cups added. We absolutely love it!



This one was actually right before the last bit of wrap was put on.

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What a happy little flock!

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WOW! You did a great job! - it looks like ours but taller! It's wonderful that all the birds are loving it!

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WOW! You did a great job! - it looks like ours but taller! It's wonderful that all the birds are loving it!
Thanks! We copied yours exactly except the first level is 24 inches off the ground and we added two pieces coming out from the top to hang the boing and ladder. All the parts cost $37, pvc cutter was like $10, and i only spent about $15 for the square toy, ladder, and boing combined at the bird mart. I had all the other toys already. I made it taller because of our two 8lbs chihuahuas that like to snoop around for pieces of food the birds drop. I heard that people without dogs actually have to sweep? Lol

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Wow, that looks amazing! Great job, it looks professionally done! You could sell those for a good profit
Definitely going to make something like this for my future birds!



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. I heard that people without dogs actually have to sweep? Lol

Those are my thoughts too.

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