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All Washed Up Dog Washing Station

Your dog will be spotless after a stop at this dog-washing station.

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Vintage washtubs and boards are good for more than just suds when they find new roles in the home and garage. Learn how to build this dog washing station.

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CWAS17_3905_D03_30_2bC dog washing station

You Dirty Dog

Muddy Paws? Keep everything you need at the ready with a handy dog-washing spot that really cleans up. This dog washing station is easy to make and keeps your space organized.

What You’ll Need

  • Galvanized washtub
  • Distressed wood
  • Circular saw
  • Drill with a metal drill bit
  • Screws
  • Hook

Project Directions

1.  Gather measurements

Measure the interior width of the washtub where the shelf will be placed. Cut the piece of wood to that length.

2. Space for shelf

Drill two holes on each side of the washtub at the point  where the shelf will sit. Align the shelf inside. Drive screws through the washtub into the wood, securing it in place.

3. Spot for the hook

Drill a hole in the bottom of the washtub to align with the hook. Screw the hook into place.

4. Hang the dog washing station

Drill two holes in the bottom of the washtub. Hang the dog washing station near an exterior faucet using screws driven through the holes. Drape a hose around the outside and attach to the faucet.

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This story originally appeared in Country Woman Magazine