Building a Better Coop - Twisted S Ranch

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

  1. chad7757

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    Thank you it's a labor of love. I hope these chicks can appreciate. The wire is not cooperating much, hopefully will make some progress in the couple days.
     
  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I don't know if the chickens will appreciate it, but you sure will! I love having a big walk in coop. Easy to get in and out, easy to clean when the time comes, and I have lots of flexibility about how many birds I can house [​IMG].
     
  3. The Gate Keeper

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    Very nice job... looks great!
     
  4. chad7757

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    Update: Today's progress. 12-26-15

    I got the wire all done! What a chore. I am glad there is no more of that. Stretching it to keep it tight isn't the easiest thing to do, but once you figure it out it's not so bad. I used small finish nails to get all the corners tight and then went back and filled in with staples.

    I covered all the staples and seams with 2x4s to make it look clean and lock everything together.
     
    Last edited: Dec 26, 2015
  5. chad7757

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    Cut the piece for the egg box door and temp screwed it in place. Hopefully I will get all the hinges done tomorrow.
     
    Last edited: Dec 26, 2015
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  9. BantyChooks

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    Love it!
     
  10. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    Yes, by the time the wire is done, you've great at it....and no more to do ...hahaha!

    What are the slanted walls under the nests for?
     

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