[FONT=trebuchet ms,geneva]Our Cape Cod Coop[/FONT]
[FONT=trebuchet ms,geneva]4/4/2010[/FONT]
We finally got a start on our coop today, Easter Sunday. My 13 year old daughter Sarah and I got as far as building the base frame of our coop. We would have gotten the floor laid, but my cordless saw battery died out. I have a corded saw, but only have a rough framing blade for it. Back to Home Depot tomorrow for another blade. Anyway, this is what we have so far:


I designed this coop myself after viewing numerous coops online. I used Google Sketchup to design it. I designed it to use only 6 sheets of plywood. the only PT part of it is the base as seen above. Here are my Sketchup pics of my intended coop:



More to come tomorrow!
[FONT=trebuchet ms,geneva]4/5/2010[/FONT]
Made some more progress today. Got some of the walls up (although long 2 x 3s need to be trimmed) and cut out some of the plywood pieces. Hoping to have all the walls up tomorrow and figure out how to put the roof on. Here a pics of today's progress:
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Tall end with "people door" cut out. Short end with "chicken door" cut out.
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My two best helpers.
Please stop throwing my nails, Abby...Grab that box!
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At the end of the day.....
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Three walls mostly up. Let's not talk about all the things that would
make a real builder pull their hair out when looking at this closely...

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