Another Hoop Coop in progress

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by FuzzyButtsFarm, Apr 18, 2012.

  1. FuzzyButtsFarm

    FuzzyButtsFarm Rest in Peace 1950-2013

    I am building a Hoop Coop and trying to be green minded, I want to use materials I already have from previous projects. I want to make the base from 4x4x7s. I have a lot of them. How in the world do I nail them together. Thanks.
     
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  2. hemet dennis

    hemet dennis Chillin' With My Peeps

    Look here.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lap_joint


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  3. FuzzyButtsFarm

    FuzzyButtsFarm Rest in Peace 1950-2013

    Thanks so much. That will work. It's funny how you forget the simple stuff. LOL
     
  4. suzeeg

    suzeeg Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. hemet dennis

    hemet dennis Chillin' With My Peeps


    What size is the PVC ?


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  6. suzeeg

    suzeeg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The bases are two inch. The ribs are 3/4 if I remember right.
     
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    suzeeg Chillin' With My Peeps

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  8. FuzzyButtsFarm

    FuzzyButtsFarm Rest in Peace 1950-2013

    Well here are the results. I'm pleased the way it turned out. The awning is mostly for shade as it is under an window awning attached to the house. It's perfect for my bantams. Thanks for all your help.

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  9. Erin~TheChickenLover

    Erin~TheChickenLover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Great job! [​IMG] I really like the design of hoop coops. Where do you get the metal sections that make up the sides? How much do they cost?
     

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