Anyone Else Design A Coop From A Bed Frame?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by calista, May 28, 2010.

  1. calista

    calista Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was intrigued and delighted to stumble on the thread here at BYC about the great coop made from a bunk bed, storage unit, legs, and a bottle rack purchased at Ikea. Not only is it extremely creative and utilitarian, it's much less expensive than purchasing a ready-made coop of the same size. Bravo, Aaron and Corinne Bell! [​IMG]

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=283304&p=1

    http://ikeahacker.blogspot.com/2009/06/ikea-home-for-chicks.html

    Since the BYC thread was last active about five months ago, has anyone ELSE experimented with this concept using a bed frame of some kind? My local CL and Salvation Army Thrift Store often have bed frames for very little money, compared to buying the lumber and building a frame from "scratch" (as it were). [​IMG]

    Ideas and pictures welcome! I think this would be just the ticket for a friend of mine who wants to keep just four hens in her urban neighborhood.


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  2. CoopCrazy

    CoopCrazy Brooder Boss

    Mar 3, 2009
    Columbus,IN
    You know I have thought of doing this with my kids old bunk bed.. I think im gonna give it a shot
     

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