Building a Better Coop - Twisted S Ranch

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by chad7757, Dec 23, 2015.

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    Day 6: Framing nesting box, roof framing, and storage cabinet below..
     
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    Also framed up two side doors to be able to access and clean coop from each side.
     
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    Day 7: Put the metal roof over the nesting boxes and built the nesting box floor today. Also built the doors to the cabinets below, still have to hang them on hinges..
     
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    The cedar double roosts suspended from above. Anything the birds are going to have lots of contact with is better in cedar than PT and should last a long time still. Also the bugs don't like cedar.
     
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    The coop inside so far..
     
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    Starting to finalize some of the siding.. Running out of lumber again, have to go shopping..
     
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    I have started running the 1/2 inch hardware cloth. More pictures to come in the next few days when I get somewhere..
     
  10. BantyChooks

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    Nice!! :clap
    Looks like it's coming along good.
     

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