Nobody likes to keep a litter box in such an area where it is visible. Plus, your kitty also needs her private space where no one can see her or disturb her while doing her business.
Well, why not a DIY litter box cabinet? Yes, you can hide your kitty’s toiletry stuff in such a way that no one can see it and all her stuff remains in one place.
You can craft it at home with the help of your family members, friends. We have jotted down the required material list and process step for your convenience.
Grab a coffee mug and go through our detailed DIY project procedure, then you can start your work. Surprise your kitty with a new litter box cabinet.
Let’s dive in.
DIY Wooden Litter Box Cabinet
Are you ready to make a DIY cat litter cabinet of a wooden version? Then roll up your sleeves and get busy, there is a lot of work to do. Go through the material list given below and start working.
DIY wooden litter box cabinet material list:
- Thrifted cabinet
- Measuring tape
- Drawer pull
- Paint and paint brush
- Miter saw
- Finish sander
- Wood filler
- Liquid nails
After gathering all the required materials, now it’s time to put the plan into execution. All you need to do is invest your time and follow our steps for a positive outcome.
Let’s get started!
Foremost, select the better condition thrift cabinet, and decide from where you want to give the opening gate to your kitty, where she can easily move in and out. Once the side is decided measure and draw the lines with a pencil, after that take a driller and start digging holes at the corner as per the measurement.
Now it’s time to use the jigsaw tool, carefully cut out the opening. If it’s cut perfectly straight, then no need to worry, it’s ok! You can give the finishing touch later. After that, drill four even holes on the backside of the cabinet for ventilation.
If your cabinet is in good condition, then you can simply use the finish sander(sandpaper). You can give a quick sanding to the edges of the cabinet, which will help in reducing the sharpness and give a clean look. If the edges are rubbed finely with sandpaper, then it’s good for your kitty as there are fewer chances of her getting hurt.
Now, cut the trim pieces to fit the opening, using the liquid nails to glue down each trim piece at the side of the opening. Clamps can be used in the corners for the grip. If you notice any gaps in the corner, fill it with wooden putty.
To keep your kitty’s litter box, scooper, litter pack you need to add a shelf. Just need to drill the small holes and then place the good quality of ply in the center, with the help of a screw.
Now it’s time to give a final look to your kitty’s litter box cabinet. As per your living room, bedroom interior, you can decide which color you want to try for the cabinet. Once you are done with the paint, keep it aside to dry off. You can also give a different look by replacing the drawer pull.
Your kitty’s litter box cabinet is ready, now you can place all her toiletry items like litter pan, litter packet, scooper, tissues, inside the cabinet. You can also put a flower vase, photo frame to give an aesthetic look to your kitty’s litter box cabinet. By decorating, no one will know what’s inside the cabinet and what purpose you are using it.
Summing It Up!
Well, it’s a wrap!
As you know, we have enlisted all the required material list and process how to make a litter box cabinet for your kitty.
You don’t have to spend much money on a litter box cabinet, most of the material which we have used in the DIY project of litter box cabinet will be easily available at your home.
Hopefully, our DIY blog will help you in making an aesthetic litter box cabinet for your kitty, where you can store her toiletry stuff and your kitty can also hide in if she wishes to spend some alone time, plus without disturbance, she can do her business.
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