Don't laugh, I'm building a run! FINISHED and ATTACHED PG 4!!!!

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by insiderart, Sep 23, 2009.

  1. insiderart

    insiderart Obviously Insane

    Apr 30, 2009
    Arkansas
    Ok, so let's start with I'm not a carpenter at all. Nada... zip.. zero.. I just don't get the whole measure, measure, square, cut blah blah blah. As a person who likes to just wing it and make things organically without instructions this is a challenge.

    My sussex needed a larger run than the baby cage, this one is 4x8. It will give them much more room. I still need to paint and add the hardware cloth.

    So here it is framed out. The neighbor helped me attach the front to the back (wow it helps to have 2 hands), but I did everything else.

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    Last edited: Oct 8, 2009
  2. 1stepcloser

    1stepcloser Poultry In Motion

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    Kudos! That already looks better than anything I could do!
     
  3. Princess Amri

    Princess Amri Is Mostly Harmless

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    Uh-oh, and you're obviously insane! I hope it will work!
     
  4. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    Good job!
     
  5. Sissy

    Sissy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    wow what a great job. I did mine
    and have to re-do it. its leaning at an angle
    that makes it look like something from mars with the blue tarp
    flapping in the wind.so.... [​IMG] Helpppp
     
  6. Hoosiermomma

    Hoosiermomma Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 6, 2009
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    Who's laughing??? That looks great!!!![​IMG]
     
  7. fldiver97

    fldiver97 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 5, 2009
    Middleton, WI
    Way better looking than my first measure -or maybe guesstimate a bit- once cut many times run.....Still have all digits but they're ten thumbs....[​IMG]
     
  8. miss_jayne

    miss_jayne Lady_Jayne

    Jun 26, 2008
    Columbiaville, MI
    it is looking excellent. you did a great job on the door so that it will be very sturdy and ascetically pleasing at the same time!

    loverly!!!!!!
     
  9. CityClucks

    CityClucks The Center of a 50 Mile Radius

    Jan 31, 2009
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    Awesome - my "organically" built stuff never looks that good!
     
  10. insiderart

    insiderart Obviously Insane

    Apr 30, 2009
    Arkansas
    Aww thanks, ya'll are being too kind! I need to put some roosts in before I put on the hardware cloth, I just thought of that. Definitely a steep learning curve since it's my first official building project.
     

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