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How to Build a Pet Agility Jump

Pet Agility Jump

Build a backyard agility jump for your pet out of PVC!

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Date: May 4, 2011

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1. Cut PVC to desired lengths
(Craftsman PVC cut list below)
8 @ 12 inches
2 @ 48 inches
2 @ 5-1/2 inches
2 @ 6-1/2 inches
2 @ 15-1/4 inches



2. Make the base by connecting 2 12" pcs. to the ends of a three way connector, capping both ends of the 12" pcs.


3. Connect another 12" piece to the center of the 3 way and extend another 12" piece of this with a 3 way at the end.



4. Connect 1 more 12" piece at the end of that connector and cap the end.


5. From the middle of the 3 way (in between the 2 12" pcs.), connect 5-1/2" piece going up vertically.



6. Add a 3 way to this. Make sure the middle part of the 3 way is cut in half for a rest for the lower jump bar.



7. On the top of this 3 way, connect a 6-1/2" piece vertically with another 3 way on the end. The middle of this 3 way will be cut in half for the top jump bar rest.


8. On top of this 3 way, connect a piece 15-1/4" high going vertically and cap.



9. Do these steps 2 for each side of the jump bar!


10. Cut 2 pieces at 48" and place them on the upper and lower 3 ways that were cut in half.



11. Practice jumping with a pet!



12. NOTES: Use primer and glue for all connections or pre-drill and screw for easier storage.





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