No Thanks
Let

Keep In Touch With MarthaStewart.com

Sign up and we'll send inspiration straight to you.

Martha Stewart takes your privacy seriously. To learn more, please read our Privacy Policy.

Project

Cat Tree

Introduction

This scratching post was made from a fallen tree on Martha's property. It's 18 inches tall, but you can make yours any size.

Materials

  • Tree saw
  • Trunk of branched wood
  • 1 1/2-inch-thick piece of wood
  • Four 3-inch wood screws
  • Drill

Steps

  1. Step 1

    Use a tree saw to cut the trunk of a sturdy piece of branched wood so that it forms a flat surface.

  2. Step 2

    On a 1 1/2-inch-thick piece of wood that is wide enough to provide a stable base (this one is about 15 inches across), draw intersecting lines. On the base, mark trunk's footprint at approximate center. Mark placement of four 3-inch wood screws.

  3. Step 3

    Drill pieces together.

  4. Step 4

    Remove bark from the base if desired.

Reviews (1)

  • 12 Dec, 2013

    I am truly inspired by this online journal! Extremely clear clarification of issues is given and it is open to every living soul. I have perused your post, truly you have given this extraordinary informative data about it. Berita Prediksi Bola