Garage Addition

By revjon · Apr 10, 2012 · Updated May 24, 2012 · ·
  1. revjon
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    Our 7X12 "Garage Addition" was built in 2008 when our family first became backyard chicken keepers. Building it on to the garage meant we only needed to build 3 walls, and the garage was a great "anchor" to make the coop solid. The project was also a good learning project and a great experience to share with 'the boys'.

    the boys and I cleared the ground space... that one root was stubborn

    We built the footers & deck, then began to frame the walls - including windows with chicken wire

    Adding exterior panels and roofing was pretty easy, and the boys even found a new place to rest

    Finally, add a door, trim and paint and the coop is solid and safe for the birds

    the interior has been an on-going project... there always seems to be something "tweak"

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  1. Stumpy
    Great experience for the boys and a good-looking coop!
  2. applefalls
    I notice your fenced-in area for the chickens keeps growing. I know the feeling!
    Great job and it looks like the boys had a fantastic time helping.

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