Engraved Dog Dish Stand

By RYOBI Nation

SKILL
easy

Now your pup can eat in style! This DIY Engraved Dog Dish Stand makes a stylish addition to your home, while also giving easy access to food and water to your four-legged roommate.

Tools

  • Rotary Tool
  • Tape Measure
  • Drill
  • Miter Saw
  • Orbit Sander
  • Brad Nailer

Accessories

  • 10 PC. ALL-PURPOSE JIGSAW BLADE SET
  • 16 PC. CARVING & ENGRAVING KIT
  • 31 PC. Drilling and Driving Accessory Kit

Materials

  • 1" X 2" X 48" BOARD
  • 1" x 10"x 16" Board
  • 6"- 32 Oz. Stainless Steel Bowl
  • Brad Nails
  • Tracing Paper
  • Water Sealant
  • Wood Glue

Steps

Step 1

Use the diagram to mark the location of the center of the circles to be cut out. These circles will hold the (2) bowls. Use a drafting compass to draw (2) circles that are 5-1/2” in diameter.

Tools

Miter Saw

Materials

Drafting Compass
Tracing circles

Step 2

Drill a 3/8” hole within each circle for the jig saw blade to pass through. Use a jig saw to cut out the (2) 5-1/2” circles.

Tools

Drill, Jigsaw
Drilling hole

Step 3

Align (1) 4” leg to the 7-3/4” side stretcher as shown in the diagram. Glue and nail together with a brad nailer. Attach another 4” leg to the other side of the assembly using the same method.

Tools

Brad Nailer

Materials

Wood Glue
Nailing dog dish stand

Step 4

Align (1) 4” leg to the 7-3/4” side stretcher as shown in the diagram. Glue and nail together with a brad nailer. Attach another 4” leg to the other side of the assembly using the same method.

Tools

Brad Nailer

Materials

Wood, Brad Nails, Wood Glue
Assembling pieces

Step 5

Repeat Step 4 to build the second set of legs.

Tools

Brad Nailer

Materials

Brad Nails
Nailing assembly together

Step 6

Find and mark the center line (CL) of both legs. Then find and mark the center line (CL) of the middle stretcher. Align, then glue them together and use a brad nailer to attach both ends.

Tools

Brad Nailer

Materials

Wood Glue

STEP 7

Sand the leg stand and tabletop. Paint or stain both pieces as desired.

Tools

Sander

Materials

Stain
Sanding wood

Step 8

Next, use a template with your pets name. Align the template to the location where you want to engrave your pet’s name and trace on top of tracing paper. Use the rotary tool to engrave the name into the table.

Tools

Rotary Tool, Engraving Bit

Materials

Tracing Paper, Pencil
Engraving wood

Step 9

Attach the top to the legs with glue and brad nails. Finish by putting a few coats of clear sealer over the entire table.

Tools

Nailer

Materials

Sealer
Assembled bowls

Step 10

Place the two bowls into the tabletop once it has dried.

Materials

Bowls
Placing bowls