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Check out what I'm building!Progress report post #11 IT'S DONE!!!!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by dianaross77, Sep 15, 2011.

  1. dianaross77

    dianaross77 Songster

    Oct 10, 2010
    Grand Blanc, MI
    Miss Lydia will be proud to know I'm doing it all by myself. My husband drew it up for me on google sketch up. I still need to build the door (one big one for me with a pop door for the ducks). I also need to get the roof. I'll be using corrugated plastic. Then I'll attach hardware cloth to the openings on the top side walls for ventilation. Then I'll decide where I want it, level the ground, and fill it with gravel. Here is my progress. (I started at 11:30 and stopped for a break at 3) GIRLS ARE AWESOME!!!! [​IMG]

    Last edited: Sep 16, 2011

  2. theron

    theron Theron's Fowl Farm

    Nov 15, 2009
    Midland, MI
    Nice! We are building a chicken coop at the moment. We want to try to get three of them done before winter... hopefully. [​IMG] [​IMG]
  3. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

    Quote:That is Awesome looking diana, and you are awesome for tackling it... [​IMG] can't wait to see finished. [​IMG]
  4. ChickInDelight

    ChickInDelight Never an Empty Nest

    Apr 27, 2011
    Browntown, VA
    Wow. You framed that FAST!!! I wish I had energy to move that quickly! [​IMG]
  5. dianaross77

    dianaross77 Songster

    Oct 10, 2010
    Grand Blanc, MI
    Thanks guys! I used a framing nailer, an air stapler, and a chop saw. The right tools make the job a lot faster.
  6. StevenW.

    StevenW. Lovin' My Quackers!

    Oct 7, 2010
    Central, Illinois
    OH MY GOSH! I LOVE it!

    I need to go out and get started on building another coop/pen for my Pair of Calls but I'm a slacker..
  7. dianaross77

    dianaross77 Songster

    Oct 10, 2010
    Grand Blanc, MI
    I changed my mind on the door. I'm just making one large door for all of us to use. Much simpler that way and less hardware means less money. I got the door built before dinner tonight. My husband is at Lowe's buying the roof panel and nails,washers, and caulk. Tomorrow I'll put up the roof, the door, and staple on the hardware cloth. I really have to decide where to put their run and what to fence it out of. Right now I'm using portable dog pen sections but I have a bunch of welded wire fencing I could use too. I also need to rig up some netting over the top. I'm tired...

  8. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

    Feb 20, 2008
    Opelousas, Louisiana
    Looking good! [​IMG]
  9. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners

    Jan 3, 2010
    Southern New England
    Nice Work![​IMG]
  10. bayyjayy

    bayyjayy Songster

    Jul 5, 2011
    Girls ARE awesome! You go with your bad self!!!!!

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