Hi Jan, check this tutorial you are wondering about on Hometalk....this is so cool!:
Here you go:
Jan: maybe this will help
Another point of view that might be considered.
That could be a possibility but I would be afraid the dog might chew the wood spindles. That might be heartbreaking after investing time in the build.
As ugly as they are sometimes the plastic and wire dog crates provide function safe enclosure.
I found a couple videos for your project.
I like this one:
This is a fairly easy project to do, here is a website to help you with info. https://www.myrepurposedlife.com/repurposed-crib-dog-crate/
Here's another idea for you: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hPkfKwZ1w0M