"Bantam Bungalow"...Wife is blown away...Newest Pics of Progress!!!!!

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by fireguy56, Oct 23, 2011.

  1. fireguy56

    fireguy56 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 2, 2010
    Slidell, Louisiana
    Well folks, Here it is so far for those of you that wanted to see more photos. Didn't get to work on it yesterday due to B-Day part for one of the grand kids. Started late today, but got alot done. Got a great deal on flooring from Lowes...7' x 12' of very heavy duty sheet goods for $13.50....was end of roll and kid knocked alot off the sq. ft. price. Awesome..so I got that in , then did a metal threshold at front door and "coop cleanout door" on side. Installed the chains to hold up nest box doors...built, painted and hung front door.....finished hardware cloth over vent openings on left side of coop and soffit installed as well. Wife put down the shavings and we moved the babies in. They were outgrowing the brooder, so we had to move them into their new pad. They love it. Still have to finish the nest boxes, roost, poop trays and run area.....but that will be a breeze. Be done by nest weekend I hope. Hope ya enjoy the photos.

    [​IMG] Flooring down.

    [​IMG] Chains to support nest box doors installed.

    [​IMG] Door built out of 3/4 " plywood and 1" x 4" pine.

    [​IMG] Door painted, hung and latch installed.

    [​IMG] Corner view showing front and right side.

    [​IMG] Side view with wife peeking in at the girls through front window.

    [​IMG] Girls checking out their new home.
  2. grasspack

    grasspack Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 6, 2011
    Deering NH
    Wow....that is wonderful. Love it. I am jealous!!!
  3. CupOJoe42

    CupOJoe42 CT Chicken Whisperer

    Apr 11, 2011
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    Beautiful job, Erik!!! Anytime you want to come to CT, let us know!!!! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
  4. pharmchickrnmom

    pharmchickrnmom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 13, 2010
    [​IMG] Wow! If your wife decides she doesnt want it any more, send it up here to NY! I will not let my silkies see these pics as they will think they are living in the slums! Nice Job! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
  5. number1fishroom

    number1fishroom Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 3, 2011
    That house rocks. I don’t even have hardwood floors in my house. I’m so envious.
  6. fireguy56

    fireguy56 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 2, 2010
    Slidell, Louisiana
    Hey, will do! But don't think thas gonna fly. However if so, I'll bring it up personally. Got FDNY buddies in Manhatten, Brooklyn, Queens , Bronx and Long Island. Love the Big Apple. But tonight, GOooooooo Saints!
  7. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    That has to be one of the cutest, best made coops I've ever seen! Bravo! [​IMG]
  8. jtbrown

    jtbrown Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 30, 2011
    Southeastern Ohio
  9. real_redhead

    real_redhead Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 6, 2011
    Roanoke, VA
    OMG awesome...wait til I show my husband this!!! Girls are really cute too!
  10. dwegg

    dwegg Chillin' With My Peeps

    WOW...that has to be the best coop I've seen... just wonderful. i love all the 'viewing' windows...I hope the girls appreciate it! Great job. [​IMG] [​IMG]

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