Hutch Extension

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I decided to build an extension to the rabbit hutch at the weekend, she’s getting quite big and when she’s in at night she doesn’t have enough space.

I had a load of 2×4″ I reclaimed from a stud wall I removed from my office but the quality of it is pretty damn poor so this was pretty much the best I could do.

I’ve used lap joints for the corners, glued and screwed turned out pretty strong, especially with the original hutch sat on top.

The back end has been covered (somewhat hurriedly) in roofing felt I had lying around in the garage, it’s flat so I’m not too sure water will drain off, I wouldn’t be too concerned but the wood underneath is 6mm MDF… of which would sag at the first sign of moisture.

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  • Juan Fernandes

    Nice job. I need to do the same for the kids guinie pig hutch so in the summer they can be moved onto grass.

    Yeah you might have issue with water not draining away on the back bit.

    • beneverard

      Cheers Juan, yeah some of the MDF I had back there has started to distort a little… when the time comes I’ll pull the roof off and make an inclined version.