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Constructing people door for the coop...

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by carolynm, Jan 24, 2016.

  1. carolynm

    carolynm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My coop door is going to end up a little shorter than off the shelf doors so I need to construct one. Does anyone have links to doors they have built? I've built various doors before but just looking for ideas for the coop door-don't know if I should go with plywood, planks, tongue and groove or ? I'm thinking of just framing plywood as I wouldn't mind a chicken door within this door. Links and photos would be appreciated!
     
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

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    I build mine with the same material as the building - whether that be siding, plywood, etc..

    I've used regular hinges but prefer continuous hinge for doors. The alignment seems to last longer.
     
  3. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler!

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    You could modify an off the shelf door, both for height and the pop door.
     

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