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$100 coop...repurposed materials and a ton of time.

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Clayclay, Feb 28, 2013.

  1. Clayclay

    Clayclay Out Of The Brooder

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  2. MoonShadows

    MoonShadows The Jam Man

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    You did a real nice job! At first, I planned on making my coop from all recycled and scavenged material, but with my job and business, I just don't have the time, so I am paying for the materials. There's something ironic, and crazy, about this. Best of luck with new coop.
     
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  3. Stumpy

    Stumpy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow -- nice job!!
     
  4. ShadyHillFarm

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    Great job!!
     
  5. jruhle

    jruhle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Impressive!!!! I just built a run all from salvaged materials that should be bear proof! Boy, the things people throw away.
     
  6. 5chicks1roo

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    That looks awesome! Great job!
     
  7. MikeBarnes

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    Here is a picture of my reclaimed coop. I am a carpenter contractor and luckily managed to build this coop out of left over materials and recycled lumber from other projects. The only materials I have purchased was the cedar siding ($150). I have a few more details to complete over the next few days. Tried to plan it to be strong enough to resist the wildlife we have here in BC, Canada. Bears, cougars, coyotes, bob cats, raccoons etc. Will be interested to see how effective the air circulation raised roof section will be! I love the idea of coops be built from reclaimed materials, it is how it should be.
     
  8. MoonShadows

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    I like that raised roof. It gives your coop a real smart look.
     
  9. Eggsoteric

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    Great job! Love the siding.
     
  10. Clayclay

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    Mikebarnes, I really like the look and function of that tiered roof. Nice job.
     

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