finishing wood on coop/run

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by AlivianAcres, Nov 26, 2012.

  1. stain

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  2. outdoor paint

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  3. indoor paint

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  4. spray paint

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  5. polyurethane

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  6. left mine unfinished...

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  1. AlivianAcres

    AlivianAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We repurposed a wood playhouse on our property into the coop....the walls of our run are complete just need to do the roofing panels (we did a modular system so we can easily disassemble and move if we need/want to). My question is: I need to do something to finish the wood and weatherproof it for winter...is there anything I shouldn't use??? Was thinking of using a stain.
     
  2. aoxa

    aoxa Overrun With Chickens

    I think stain is fine.

    I used spray paint on the outside of my last coop, as well as brown stain. Never had any issues. :confused:
     
  3. chfite

    chfite Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you mean a stain, such as a deck stain, then that would work. Deck stain actually has a finish in it so that you are doing more than simply staining the wood.

    I use paint, but then I have paint.

    Chris
     

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