Scarum Farms Coop Construction

By RiverMan420 · Jan 11, 2012 · Updated Mar 20, 2013 ·
  1. RiverMan420
    Scarum Farms "Witchita" Style Coop



    A DVD with more detailed photo's, video's, cut list's, and cost's will be available after project completion

    Started June 24th, 2011
    Clearing the site
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    Digging the trench for the RR tie footings
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    My wife and son helping dig

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    Measuring and cutting the RR ties for the 5' by 10' footprint
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    Got the first one in the ground
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    Gotta check the level
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    Got the base in and filled with dirt then screwed the 2x6's together into the
    5' by 10' frame then added hardware cloth to the bottom
    to deter any burrowing critters trying to get our chickens.

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    Base finished and installed 8 of the post's
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    Layed out the roof frame for assembly
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    Roof frame completed and ready to install
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    Roof frame installed on guide boards
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    Guide boards removed and initial framing complete
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    Framing for Nesting Box

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    Installation of first panel of hardware cloth

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    Backside of first hardware cloth panel

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    Stay tuned for more as we progress!




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