Building a tortoise table out of a bookshelf. Tutorial with pictures.

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biochemnerd808

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Hi all,
I just finished writing a little tutorial post on how to build a nice tortoise table out of a bookshelf. I added the step of sinking a cement mixing tub into the middle, for deeper digging. I also repurposed two of the shelves as the legs that hold the table up. The project took me 4 hours, not counting the time it took the adhesive to dry.

Bookshelf Tortoise Table.JPG

Here is the link, I hope you find it useful:
http://tortaddiction.blogspot.com/2013/05/how-to-build-tortoise-table-out-of.html

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wow great idea , is that enclosure built on purpose for tortoise to lay eggs?
 

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The tortoise ('Lady') who lives in it is our newest rescue, and is in quarantine until September, so for now the enclosure is just deep for her digging, burrowing fun. :) Russian tortoises love digging and burrowing. Lady has already gotten all grubby digging into there! :)

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wow great idea , is that enclosure built on purpose for tortoise to lay eggs?
 

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Very nice job! You're correct; every indoor enclosure should have a gallows!
 
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