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Chewing Safe woods

GuineaPigQueen1

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I want to craft wood hides and hay racks for my piggies but I am wondering what woods are safe and what to avoid.
 

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Do not use pine or cedar.
 

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Thank you so much
 

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Can you use a nail gun to put a wood hay rack together or something else.
 

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I know nothing about tools and such, I probably wouldn't use glue unless it is nontoxic, and glue is flimsy and weak. I think nails would be hard for a gp to pull out, but if it gets to the sharp end by chewing it may hurt your pig. I personally would use a non toxic wood glue.
 

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I know nothing about tools and such, I probably wouldn't use glue unless it is nontoxic, and glue is flimsy and weak. I think nails would be hard for a gp to pull out, but if it gets to the sharp end by chewing it may hurt your pig. I personally would use a non toxic wood glue.
Thank you so much for the advice.
 

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I think elmers woodglue is non toxic
 

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I used pine and it’s fine I’ve rarely even seen guinea pig hides for sale that are not pine

and when I have their like $100-200
 

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