Msps Coop Construction Page 5

By MSP · Jan 11, 2012 ·
  1. MSP
    PAGE 5
    Finishing up the Hen House! The peeps are getting big so they will move in before the house is done. This set the priority of what gets done first. I needed to get the wire on the run and the floor down in the house.

    Linoleum floor tiles! This is looking more like a house now! The floor wasn't perfect but I made an attempt to smooth it out and followed the manufactures instructions before putting the tile down.


    Stain! I used a solid stain and will stick to the color pallet of the buildings already on my property. My barn is gray and brown, my house is gray and violet...


    I don't have time to put up inside walls. Here is a shot of the inside framing of the windows and the chicken door. It will have to due for now.


    I put hardware cloth on the run. I used the 2x4 welded wire on the ducks run and had problems with it breaking at the joints so I thought I would try something different.


    I nailed hardware cloth on the outsides of all the windows using fence staples. The trim was nailed over the hardware cloth.


    Run and floor on page 1
    Plans on page 2
    Roof on page 3
    Framing and Siding on page 4

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Recent User Reviews

  1. karenerwin
    4/5, 4 out of 5, reviewed Jun 29, 2018
    I was puzzled at first because the link took me straight to page 4! I wondered what happened to pages 1- 3.
    Then I saw the other page links near the bottom of the page and started over with page 1! It made a lot more sense, and I saw that there was a page 5 too.

    I liked your supply list and how you talked about what worked and what didn't. I thought that saving the wood from the windows being cut out to use as hurricane shutters was a great idea!
  2. BlackHackle
    "More Info?"
    3/5, 3 out of 5, reviewed Jun 29, 2018
    While this is a great coop to make, this coop page needs more information of how it was built


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