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I've been meaning to do this for ages!!! I finally made my own natural perches tonight. I got the stainless steel hardware from www.myparrotshop.com for much cheaper than i have been able to find them locally, so i'm happy!


I took the bark off because it looks prettier, hehe!


Close up of the hardware end.

For the second perch i added beads and buttons and stuff to chew! It's a play-perch! :D


Now i've just got to decide who gets what perch! ;)
 

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hehe fabulous job mate! Did you use a drill to drill the holes for the toys?

Kirby
Yup!! It was really easy to do. The hardest thing is drilling the hole to just the right size so that the hanger bolt will go in, is big enough that you don't break your fingers trying to screw it in, and small enough that it holds tight. :p I wrecked about 4 other branches in failed attempts before i succeeded with these two. ;)
 

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Wow,
I haven't tried making my own wood perches, my luck I'd burn my house down! I love the idea of the wooden play perches.

I do make my own rope perches ;).
I sometimes add little wood beads to make the rope more playful.

Thank you for the link for the hardware.
-Hilly
 

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Yep, it works out to be cheaper. Sometimes buying them is easier for some people.

I also have the instructions for the concrete perches, if anyone would be interested???
I haven't tried making the concrete perches yet, but hope to soon.

I'll post both instruction later (on lunch break right now) if others are interested.

-Hilly
 

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Yep, it works out to be cheaper. Sometimes buying them is easier for some people.

I also have the instructions for the concrete perches, if anyone would be interested???
I haven't tried making the concrete perches yet, but hope to soon.

I'll post both instruction later (on lunch break right now) if others are interested.
I'd like to see that lol. I'm going to try and find some stuff to make them today. Maybe i will get lucky
 

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WOW Bea! I too have been meaning to do the same forever since perches are expensive but I have a hard time trying to figure out which trees are safe. I have a list of what is safe but can't tell them apart..lol
 

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well i can't name trees. i should of asked the tree lady when we had to do tree scavenger hunt for work. Actually you know i should have actually listened to her... hmm maybe ill just print something off. :D but first i have to get those **** hanger bolts the hardware won't have them in till next week. :(
 
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