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  1. Do It Yourself
    Finally!! I am done with building a tree play gym for Rio. I have used crabapple tree branches and took all the measures to clean them throughly. I used bird safe sisal rope to tie some branches horizontally. Btw..all the toys on the tree are made by me:D I have made a couple of ladders...
  2. Do It Yourself
    Just looking for a fast, cheap way to make some toys for my new Parrotlet. If I get some plain pieces of wood, like little blocks or popsicle sticks, how can I color them? Is food coloring safe? Or is there anything else that I can use? And I'd love some ideas on making other types of toys.
  3. Do It Yourself
    Does anyone have experience making a harness? The commercially made ones I've seen look so bulky and they have these big plastic clips that I feel could injure a wing or limb. I have some experience making jewellery and sewing, but wonder if anyone has tried. Obviously, I'd try it on in the...
  4. Bonding and Training
    Just found awesome instructions for an activity shirt while looking up DIY bird toys. I know a lot of people on this site have a 'bird shirt' and this is just taking it to the next level :) here's the link which has a lot of other ideas, but i included the activity shirt instructions below :)...
  5. Do It Yourself
    Alright, so I've recently acquired an older heavily used oak entertainment center that I think will make an excellent cage one day. I just have a few questions about the safety of the materials. I checked it on birdsafe.com and oak wood without the bark and foliage is okay. But due to the...
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