Finally nearly finished my coop PICs Added finished pictures.

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by LoneCowboy, Nov 11, 2007.

  1. LoneCowboy

    LoneCowboy Songster

    Aug 26, 2007
    Longmont, CO
    Ok, here's the coop I've been working on to sell. There are still a few things missing, like the roost in front of the nesting box, the cross thingies on the windows. I still need to raise it but DH says to wait until somebody buys it because we don't know if they want to put it on a hill or something. Then I'll add the ramp too. But for the most part, it's done.

    This is the front, not the best picture because the lighting isn't good in this direction.


    this is a better picture of the front and side.


    This one shows how the door opens, and the shutters slide, I decided to go with sliding shutters so they can be opened how ever much is needed for ventilation and warmth.


    This is the back. I went to get the roofing and I wanted the roll kind, but they didn't have a good color in that. So I got the shingles. Problem with shingles is it makes the roof very heavy.


    This is a view of the nesting box. It's outside for more room.


    This is the coop opened up. I made it this way for easy cleaning. Oh, I'm also missing the board that goes along the bottom to keep the shavings from getting under the door. I knew I was missing something else.


    so anyway, this is the coop I've been working on.
    Last edited: Feb 18, 2008
  2. cristina33

    cristina33 Songster

    Jan 11, 2007
    very nice !!!
  3. nccountrygirl

    nccountrygirl Songster

    Jul 31, 2007
    Sanford N.C.
    That is a very nice coop, I would buy it.
  4. saddlebags

    saddlebags In the Brooder

    Sep 20, 2007
    weatherford Texas
    Looking good..
  5. greginshasta

    greginshasta Songster

    Jul 26, 2007
    Mount Shasta, CA
    Absolutely delightful. What a nice job you have done on that.
  6. ScapeChicken

    ScapeChicken In the Brooder

    Excellent job in building and designing the coop. Very nice. Congrats!
  7. LoneCowboy

    LoneCowboy Songster

    Aug 26, 2007
    Longmont, CO
    I really want to keep it. But I built it to help pay for all the other money we spent on Chickens. [​IMG] I'll just have to build another. [​IMG]
  8. Smitty's Farm

    Smitty's Farm Songster

    Aug 24, 2007
    St Clair County, Il
    Awesome coop. How in the heck do you have time to build an extra coop. That's great! I haven't even had time to do finishing touches to the coop that my flock uses now.
  9. skatcatla

    skatcatla Songster

    Jun 26, 2007
    Wow!! How much to send it to So. Cal? [​IMG]
  10. LoneCowboy

    LoneCowboy Songster

    Aug 26, 2007
    Longmont, CO
    Probably an arm and a leg. [​IMG] It's a hefty one. All double wall construction for better insulation, the roof is insulated, 25 year shingles, 2X4 base with 2x2 construction. Yep, none of that 1/8" plywood stuff for me. Got to think about the birds here.

    Oh, and who ever said my own coops were finished [​IMG]

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