1. blueberrychickens

    blueberrychickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] So after 2 trips to the local Lowes, we have a good pile of wood to start building the coop tmrw!!! Weather promises to be good for the long weekend, so keep fingers crossed that we are able to make progress & "git-r-done"!!! Will take pics along the way & try to post them as we go!!! [​IMG][​IMG]
     
  2. CoopCrazy

    CoopCrazy Brooder Boss

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    Whoop whoop ... Have fun and dont forget those pics.. We'll be waiting
     
  3. blueberrychickens

    blueberrychickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ended up w/ some rain this afternoon......so a short building day for the DH & the DS. Will work on posting pics later!
     
  4. illegal avian

    illegal avian Cooped up

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    Don't forget to keep your wood covered. [​IMG]
     
  5. Stumpy

    Stumpy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I hope you get a lot done!! [​IMG]
     
  6. blueberrychickens

    blueberrychickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here's some pics from todays progress. It's comming along nicely!!
    [​IMG] Coop is going btwn pond & wood pile
    [​IMG] 2 feet off ground on pressure treated 4x4's on cement footings - 4x6
    [​IMG] DS cutting the wood for framing
    [​IMG] The look says it all!
    [​IMG] My DH w/ 1 framed up wall all ready to be placed. Blueberry the chicken is supervising.
    [​IMG] Blueberry is hanging out w/ the tools, still supervising.
    [​IMG] Blueberry is testing out the opening to the nest boxes while keeping a close eye on the DS.
    [​IMG] DS making sure things are level.
    [​IMG] Looking into the coop from the main access door.
    [​IMG] Yup, it's insulated too!!! R13
    [​IMG] DH & DS putting up the inside sheathing
    [​IMG] Blueberry chicken approves of the front windows!
    [​IMG] Nest boxes.
    [​IMG] hard working man! Doors are in too!
    [​IMG] Started painting.
     
    Last edited: Jun 16, 2010
  7. ScaredOfShadows

    ScaredOfShadows Chillin' With My Peeps

    Very nice! It is coming along great! I wish i had the ability to cut straight and the time and patience to do something that great looking.

    Its coming along great, so are you going to have a run or are your chickens going to be free range?
     
  8. blueberrychickens

    blueberrychickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes there will be a run too, I'm thinking 8x20 & underneath the coop for some shade. Thats phase 2 of the project! Thanks!
     
  9. Dogfish

    Dogfish Rube Goldberg incarnate

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    Looks awesome, and I'm glad to see your son getting involved.
     

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