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Cooplands Best

By captainroo2 · Jul 23, 2012 · Updated Aug 2, 2012 · ·
  1. captainroo2
    We started our coop in August of 2011; we had an acre of wooded land behind our backyard we had it cleared of most of the pine trees; this was our first post in the ground.

    We made good progress as we went along.
    We constructed the nesting boxes and installed them; i got several idea from BYC and picked the one that used one (1) sheet of 3/4" plywood. We glued and stapeled it together.

    More progress as the exterior framing was installed

    The exterior sheeting was mostly up and the run door was in place. Just a word; we, my son,my nephew and I were not carpenters, so it was winging it most of the way. We used a lot of the lumber salvaged from our neighbors old deck.
    we added 26 gage reject roof panels I got from where I work; my son Jimmy had the guts to get up there to screw them down - not me. :)

    More pictures to come - will not let me download them... Sorry, I cannot finish my posts because ith will not let me download anymore pictures... Oh Well.

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  1. ECSandCCFS
    "Great pictures, would love more building detail"
    4/5, 4 out of 5, reviewed Jul 6, 2018
    You put really nice informative pictures in the article, which is why I'm giving it 4 stars despite a lack of some building details (measurements mainly). Great job!


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  1. Stumpy
    It's looking good!

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