DYarbro97's Coop Build (Witchita Inspired)

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by DYarbro97, Mar 3, 2014.

  1. DYarbro97

    DYarbro97 Out Of The Brooder

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    So after looking through thousands of coop pictures I got my idea in my head on how I want mine to look. Before I get the song and dance on using pallets, cause of what could be wrong with them, the ones I got are heat treated and brand new. I am trying to build this for as little as possible so pallets from work were the cheapest option. As of now I have about 300$ total invested into it since I am using screws and concreting all my post. I plan on using hardware cloth on all the openings. Any thoughts or opinions are accepted. Now on to the build.............


    Here is the area I decided to build

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    Platform Started (pallets and used fence post for free)

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    Trusses made from more pallets (free)

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    Roof Decking from used fence panels (free)

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    Roof "dried in"

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    Cedar Shake Roof ($100)

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    Walls Put up

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    Nesting boxes

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    Here is the building "inspector" taking a break

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    Last edited: Mar 3, 2014
  2. DYarbro97

    DYarbro97 Out Of The Brooder

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    Any help on getting my pictures visible?


    Edited........I figured it out
     
    Last edited: Mar 3, 2014
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  3. brains

    brains Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nice job
     
  4. DYarbro97

    DYarbro97 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you, it's a work in progress.
     
  5. shmeggs

    shmeggs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    nice job I like the coop.
     
  6. Theweddlefarm

    Theweddlefarm Out Of The Brooder

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    A great backyard addition!
     
  7. DYarbro97

    DYarbro97 Out Of The Brooder

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    South Wall Window

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    North Wall Window

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    Cleaning door with another window
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    Added some Redwood Stain to give it a old red barn look.

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    Hopefully I will get the hardware cloth this week and have it installed next weekend
     
  8. FarmerJayne

    FarmerJayne Out Of The Brooder

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    Looking good!
     
  9. Kolibree

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    Nice! Can't wait to see it finished. [​IMG]
     
  10. brains

    brains Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That looks awesome
     

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