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Coop Construction Day Two 4 11 09

By jus1jack, Jan 11, 2012 | |
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  1. jus1jack
    Coop Construction Day Two 4/11/09
    Today I started on the coop front wall panels. This Alucobond material I am using is sweet to work with and the coop should last me a good long time.
    as this material will not rot & should be easy to keep clean too. I use a straight edge as a guide for all the cutting and routing of each piece.
    The front walls and roof are done.
    It was about this time my neighbor asked me if I was building Simpsons Kwik E Mart. LOL !!! [​IMG] I told him no I'm building a 7-11 Chicken Coop.
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    I will Definitely be painting it tomorrow...
    Nest box bottom and sides cut bent and ready.[FONT=comic sans ms,sand]

    Getting dark on me. Just about got it though.

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    Nest boxes / side view. The next day...4/12/09 Finished the nest boxes up.
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    All painted & the roosts installed. I used 2"X3"'s for the roosts.

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    One thing I would do different on my design is to have the 2nd story floor 8" to 10" lower. I think my ramp may be a little on the steep side with the
    3' height & It would have made the nest boxes higher up from the finished floor in the coop. Other than that I am happy with the the way it turned out.

    [SIZE=1][COLOR=#000066][COLOR=#000066]I made two panels to close off the floor and the front opening in case of bad weather. [/COLOR][SIZE=1][COLOR=#000066][COLOR=#000066]Photo opp. 5 Roos NOT GOOD[/COLOR][IMG][URL]https://www.backyardchickens.com/web/tiny_mce/plugins/emotions/images/smiley-cry.gif[/URL][/IMG][/COLOR][/SIZE][/COLOR][/SIZE]​

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    [COLOR=#000066][CENTER][SIZE=1][COLOR=#000066][CENTER][COLOR=#000066]Now I need to get started on the run & find some Barred Rock pullets...[/COLOR][/CENTER][/COLOR][CENTER][/center][/SIZE][CENTER][/center][/CENTER][/COLOR][CENTER][CENTER][/center][/center]
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    [SIZE=1][COLOR=#000066][SIZE=1][SIZE=1][COLOR=#000066][SIZE=1][COLOR=#000066][CENTER][SIZE=1][COLOR=#000066][FONT=comic sans ms,sand][SIZE=2][COLOR=#000066]Fast Forward To... 6/13/09 "WOO-HOO" All Done 7'3" X 11'3" Coop / Run Combo.[/COLOR][/SIZE][/COLOR][/SIZE][/CENTER][/COLOR][/SIZE][/COLOR][/SIZE][/SIZE][/COLOR][/SIZE]
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    [SIZE=1][COLOR=#000066][SIZE=3][SIZE=1][COLOR=#000066][SIZE=1][SIZE=1][COLOR=#000066][SIZE=1][CENTER][SIZE=1][COLOR=#000066][SIZE=1][COLOR=#000066][COLOR=#000066] Side View of Garage "AC" "After Chickens"LOL[/COLOR][IMG][URL]https://www.backyardchickens.com/web/tiny_mce/plugins/emotions/images/smiley-smile.gif[/URL][/IMG][FONT=comic sans ms] [/FONT][FONT=comic sans ms,sand][SIZE=2]Winter setup with removable floor pan in.[/SIZE][/FONT][/COLOR][/SIZE][/COLOR][/SIZE][/CENTER][/SIZE][CENTER][/center][/COLOR][CENTER][/center][/SIZE][CENTER][/center][/SIZE][CENTER][/center][/COLOR][CENTER][/center][/SIZE][CENTER][/center][/SIZE][CENTER][/center][/COLOR][CENTER][/center][/SIZE][CENTER][/center]

    [SIZE=2][SIZE=1][COLOR=#000066][SIZE=3][SIZE=1][COLOR=#000066][SIZE=1][SIZE=1][COLOR=#000066][SIZE=1][SIZE=1][COLOR=#000066][IMG][URL]https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/uploads/26580_coop_026.jpg[/URL][/IMG] [SIZE=3][COLOR=#000066][IMG][URL]https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/uploads/26580_coop_008.jpg[/URL][/IMG][/COLOR][/SIZE][/COLOR][/SIZE][/SIZE][/COLOR][/SIZE][/SIZE][/COLOR][/SIZE][/SIZE][/COLOR][/SIZE][/SIZE]
    [SIZE=2][SIZE=1][COLOR=#000066][SIZE=3][SIZE=1][COLOR=#000066][SIZE=1][SIZE=1][COLOR=#000066][SIZE=1][SIZE=2]End view White sand for the run floor[/SIZE][/SIZE][/COLOR][/SIZE][/SIZE][/COLOR][/SIZE][/SIZE][/COLOR][/SIZE][/SIZE]
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    [SIZE=2][SIZE=1][COLOR=#000066][SIZE=3][SIZE=1][COLOR=#000066][SIZE=1][SIZE=1][COLOR=#000066][SIZE=1][SIZE=2]Inside coop view right nest boxes & feeder left side water bucket[/SIZE][/SIZE][/COLOR][/SIZE][/SIZE][/COLOR][/SIZE][/SIZE][/COLOR][/SIZE][/SIZE][/center][/COLOR][CENTER][/center][/SIZE][CENTER]
    [SIZE=1][COLOR=#000066][SIZE=2][SIZE=1][COLOR=#000066][SIZE=3][SIZE=1][COLOR=#000066][SIZE=1][SIZE=1][COLOR=#000066][SIZE=1][SIZE=1][COLOR=#000066][CENTER][SIZE=1][COLOR=#000066][IMG][URL]https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/uploads/26580_coop_002.jpg[/URL][/IMG] [IMG][URL]https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/uploads/26580_coop_001.jpg[/URL][/IMG][/COLOR][/SIZE][/CENTER][/COLOR][/SIZE][COLOR=#000066][CENTER][/center][/COLOR][CENTER][/center][/SIZE][CENTER][/center][/COLOR][/SIZE][COLOR=#000066][CENTER][/center][/COLOR][CENTER][/center][/SIZE][CENTER][/center][/COLOR][/SIZE][COLOR=#000066][CENTER][/center][/COLOR][CENTER][/center][/SIZE][CENTER][/center][/COLOR][/SIZE][COLOR=#000066][CENTER]
    [SIZE=2][SIZE=1][COLOR=#000066][SIZE=3][SIZE=1][COLOR=#000066][SIZE=1][SIZE=1][COLOR=#000066][SIZE=1][SIZE=2]The bottom of the run kick pan metal is buried 10" deep & bent 10" outward to keep out the diggers.[/SIZE][/SIZE][/COLOR][/SIZE][/SIZE][/COLOR][/SIZE][/SIZE][/COLOR][/SIZE][/SIZE][/center][/COLOR][CENTER][/center][/SIZE][CENTER]
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    [SIZE=2][SIZE=1][COLOR=#000066][SIZE=3][SIZE=1][COLOR=#000066][SIZE=1][SIZE=1][COLOR=#000066][SIZE=1][SIZE=2]I used some kick pan molding to attach the hardwear cloth to the run, This should help keep the predators at bay.[/SIZE][/SIZE][/COLOR][/SIZE][/SIZE][/COLOR][/SIZE][/SIZE][/COLOR][/SIZE][/SIZE][/center][/COLOR][CENTER][/center][/SIZE][CENTER]
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