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Natural Wood Play Gym

An essay on the build over the last three years.
Up to the latest addition which is where my sigi pix was taken.
The gym is built from Manuka, Bottlebrush, Paperbark gum, Coppersheen, Agonis, and gum tree.
It is held together with screws and plastic cable ties. Some of the branches are just wedged together though. I built the steps from Manuka.
The main upright is mounted in a office chair base.
Cleaning. All I do is use hot water in a spray bottle add a little dish washing liquid and scrub the pooh then rinse off. Then change the paper on the floor.

The flock sleep high up on it most nights And I am not sure why they were all assembled for the pre dawn meeting on the new section! But it was good to see as Snowy had also moved down to be in the group.
There is always water and food on the gym, as well as the food bar (Cage) small gym, and dinner table.

An early shot of the build.

One of the steps looking down.

This is the main junction and was the most complicated to screw together.

A shot with a few of the birds and a Paper Bark branch in flower added for them.

Branches added around the base these were used to hold down the paper, which I now tape down.

To as it now stands

A tribute to my lost ones. RIP.

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WOW! Now that is cool!! Congrats
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Awesome! It wouldn't fit in my house!


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That looks brilliant!

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Awesome set up!

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So good! I have to say my birds would LOVE LOVE LOVE your natural wood playgym!

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