Originally Posted by Jensownzoo
Finished reading the thread and high-five to you for surviving the ordeal! Am properly jealous of your new barn too. Now that you're taking down the other coops, do you wish you had used screws or would that have just a big a pain as the nails?
Welcome to my thread, thanks for joining us. HA, there were screws, some even in the shingles! There was a mix of screws and nails both, and many types of nails as well. The thing is, when we moved here, it was an estate. The children of the man who died left a lot of his supplies-he was a woodworker, a lover of Japanese/Chinese cuisine, etc, so there were thousands of screws, nails, brads, some unidentifiable things, Chinese herbs and spices in the kitchen, etc. We used what was available to us from his supplies for the most part, to construct this first building we put up almost 14 years ago.
Going back and forth removing screws, then nails, then screws, was pretty much a PITA anyway, going from hammer to crowbar to electric screwdriver, etc. There was no easy way to demolish this building!
This photo says a lot about what we've done since we lived here. Behind this garden spot is where our new barn is now. Doesn't even look like the same place, does it?
Edited by speckledhen - 3/26/16 at 1:00pm