4x8 coop, wheels to move it

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Chickenshoe, Mar 17, 2015.

  1. Chickenshoe

    Chickenshoe Chirping

    Mar 16, 2015
    Im building a 4x8, on 4 4x4's as base,, floor is on, it's getting heavy,, I've read some folks drill holes in post and install wheels to move.. Im building it in my garage and need to move it about 60 yrds across lawn,, anyone done this? any tips..
  2. iawoodchip

    iawoodchip Songster

    Jun 22, 2014
    Cedar Rapids, Ia. area
    I built a 8 X 12 storage shed on the drive with 3 - 4x4 runners. I laid wood planks on the ground and rolled it on pieces of pipe, by myself. Lucky I had the pipe & planks on hand. Or maybe you could find someone with a tractor that has forks.
  3. Hokum Coco

    Hokum Coco Crowing

    Dec 6, 2012
    New Brunswick,Canada

    This is my 4x8 coop it you look on the left hand side you can see a trailer hitch. It is hard to make out but about in the middle of the coop there is a hub that accommodates a a 13" car rim and tire.
    Last edited: Mar 17, 2015

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