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For pampered pets: transform wooden chairs into stylish dog bowls

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A picture of a brown dog eating out of a chair turned into a dog bowl
Pamper your pooch with these stylish dog bowls
  • Difficulty
  • Costs
    50-100 £
  • Duration
    1-3 h


Transform your old wooden chairs into stylish dog bowls fit for your pampered pooches. Follow our simple step-by-step project to find out how.

What you need

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Additional items
  • paintbrush
  • Pencil
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Material list
  • 2 chairs
  • feeding bowls
  • bone template
L: Length, W: Width, H: Height, D: Diameter

Let's start - step by step

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Start by sawing the holes

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Here's what you need
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Start by cutting the holes for the feeding bowls

First measure the diameter of the feeding bowl underneath its rim, and then draw a circle of the same size in the centre of the seat of the chair. Next cut out the circle along the line using a cordless multi-saw. Repeat the steps on the other chair.

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Print out the template

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Print out the bone template

What you need: Pencil, adhesive film

Decorate the chairs with a painted dog bone. Start by printing and cutting out the dog bone template. Then transfer the outline of the bone onto some adhesive film using a pencil and cut it out.

Bone template Download
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Attaching the adhesive to the chair

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Attach the template to the chair

Now attach the adhesive film to the desired position on the back of the chair.

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Add the finishing touches

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Add the finishing touches

What you need: paintbrush, chalkboard paint

Finally paint over the bone with a paintbrush and chalkboard paint. Once dry remove the adhesive film and write 'eat' or 'drink' on the bones . Then simply add the feeding bowls.

Legal notice

Bosch does not accept any responsibility for the instructions stored here. Bosch would also like to point out that you follow these instructions at your own risk. For your own safety, please take all the necessary precautions.