Garage into coop

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by DollDoctor, Dec 13, 2009.

  1. DollDoctor

    DollDoctor Out Of The Brooder

    Sep 5, 2008
    York County, Maine
    We are moving to a new (old) house and I am planning to partition off part of the two car garage for our chickens. How would I go about attaching the wood framing to the cinder block walls and cement floor? Thanks for any tips!
  2. gsim

    gsim Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 18, 2009
    East Tennessee
    You can use a hammer drill and then hammer drive-in studs in the masonry, or you can use a gunpowder-activated tool to set nails right thru the studs into the masonry. Ditto for floor. [​IMG]

    If you check the coop contest you will find one like what you are going to do. It turned out really nice. more like a dorm room than a coop.
  3. Hillbilly Hank

    Hillbilly Hank New Egg

    Jun 1, 2009
    construction adhesive and 8d cut nails driven by hand wear saftey glasses:cool:

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