Amish Built Coops/Tractors/Hutches - Albany NY Area?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Connorrm, Mar 11, 2012.

  1. Connorrm

    Connorrm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Anyone know where I can find real Amish built items? From actual Amish, not somone with a website saying they're Amish built?
     
  2. yellowirenut

    yellowirenut Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Most Amish craftsmen i know of work ether construction or in a cabinet shop.
    look for those places to find someone to build your coop.
     
  3. mstricer

    mstricer Overrun With Chickens

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    Drive around in an Amish neighborhood and look for signs for cabinet work. I have a guy down the road that builds dog house and rabbit house. We talk him into making a coop after he made 2 for me. It still is sitting. For the 6x8 house he was asking 650$ I do believe. Which I think you can make cheaper. But they are nice.
     
  4. TLWR

    TLWR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How far are you willing to drive?
    There is a large Amish and Mennonite community in Seneca Falls/Waterloo, NY area, so about 3 hours west.
    I know Sauder's Store in Seneca Falls does delivery, but not sure how far. And there are other places on the way down to Ithaca that build/sell stuff as well, I just don't recall the names after not being in that area for 4 years.
     
  5. cny rider

    cny rider New Egg

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    You shouldn't have to go that far.
    The Richfield Springs area, about 90 minutes west from you on Rte 20 has many Amish involved in the building trade.
     

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