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Default Wooden Double Breeding Cage

I wanted to build a 4x4x7 feet wooden flight cage for my budgies

Without any knowledge and experience I was not confident so started researching. After gathering as much information as I can, decided to build a double breeding cage first to have the confidence and experience to do that

So here is the wooden double breeding cage

Wood (I have lengths of 8 feet x 3.5 inches x 1.5 inches and 4 feet x 3.5 inches x 1.5 inches)





Tools, Screw and Nails I use





Sketch for working and calculations



Dimension = 24x18x48 inches

Dimension of each breeding section = 24x18x20 inches

Gap between sections for tray = 2 inches

Size of frame of Door = 7x9 inches

Size of Door = 6.5x8.5 inches (0.25 inch gap on each side)


Required Cutting of Wood (4 feet x 0.75 inches x 0.75 inches) machine work not mine

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Cut these to required lengths for basic frame
48” 4pcs
22.5” 10pcs
18.5” 2pcs
16.5” 14pcs
7” 6pcs
6.5” 4pcs


Basic frame (screwed together by 2 inch screw after drilling)



Mash Installation



That's how use the nails to attach mash



Wooden Framing (to cover the sharp ends of mash cut this 8 feet 0.75 inch x 0.20 inch to required lengths)



Showing sharp edges of mash



Frame covering the mash



Finally front view



Side and back view



Metal trays will arrive after 5 days I am too much excited to share so could not wait for that long


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That looks good to me. Thumbs up!
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chirper,

Your new wooden double breeding cage looks absolutely wonderful!

It was very kind of you to include the explicit instructions along with your pictures in case other members would like to make their own.
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That looks good to me. Thumbs up!
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chirper,

Your new wooden double breeding cage looks absolutely wonderful!

It was very kind of you to include the explicit instructions along with your pictures in case other members would like to make their own.
Thank you Deborah

Before starting I was not sure I could finish that
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Thank you Deborah

Before starting I was not sure I could finish that
I'll be looking forward to seeing pictures of the 4x4x7 flight cage when you build it too!!
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I'll be looking forward to seeing pictures of the 4x4x7 flight cage when you build it too!!
Hopefully I will because thatís what I want to build
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Chirper, that's nice, wow! I love how that came out .
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Chirper, that's nice, wow! I love how that came out .
Thank you and wow was the first thing when I saw the finished cage because I was not expecting this
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Wow, it's beautiful

I'm sure the budgies will love it
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I'm sure the budgies will love it
Thank you Star

Yes they are enjoying it
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