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Coop framed

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by BamaJ80, Mar 18, 2013.

  1. BamaJ80

    BamaJ80 Out Of The Brooder

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    What's up everyone? I started my coop Saturday evening and thought I'd post pics and get some ideas on what to side it with. Any opinions would be appreciated.[​IMG][/IMG][/IMG]
     
  2. Bleenie

    Bleenie Wyan-DO's

    I LOVE using re-purposed cedar fencing to side my smaller coops. I think it makes them look 'warmer' and more homey. Most fencing places usually have a 'free pile' of stuff they've torn down. Or CL is a good place to look.
     
  3. BamaJ80

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    I thought about that but only squaring the ends and make each piece lap over the other one.
     
  4. RiNkY

    RiNkY New Egg

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    Are you using plans? This is pretty much exactly the size we are looking for with the external laying box. One thing I was planning on doing with mine tho was adding storage under the laying box on the end.

    I was originally planning on using the prepainted siding panels on mine, but will see what others suggest for you. Being in AZ I need a lot of ventilation.
     
  5. bj taylor

    bj taylor Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i think choosing a siding that doesn't transfer heat/cold is a good idea. the other option is to insulate.
     
  6. BamaJ80

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    I designed and drew up my own plans.I had some paneling strips that are 4 inches wide and 5/16 inches thick that I started nailing on like lap siding.I'm thinking about adding foam insulation board as well.
     
  7. BamaJ80

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    [​IMG]. Here's a little bit of the front covered.I'm having to do just a little at a time.Its hard to get much accomplished when you have to chase a two year old little boy around the yard too lol.
     
  8. RangingChicks

    RangingChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks good, keep us posted.
     
  9. Bleenie

    Bleenie Wyan-DO's

    Looks great so far, Like it's going to have a nice rustic look to it!
     
  10. BamaJ80

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    Got one more side done.This dang weather isn't cooperating at all around here lol.[​IMG]
     

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