Hate building this coop!

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by TKES04, May 17, 2011.

  1. TKES04

    TKES04 Out Of The Brooder

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    One month and all the angles are wrong. Wood doesn't match measurements are off and my feet hurt! When is the fun going to start?
     
  2. ECBW

    ECBW Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's funny and dare I say truthful admission about coop building!

    Everyone's post always gushes about the wonderful time they had building. Well I built two and I must they were labor of love for the chickens. After they were done, I could step back and admire and wonder how was I able to do it? Forgetting the cussing and swearing while building them.
     
  3. tiffanyg2

    tiffanyg2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Somebody very wise told me~ measure twice...cut once! Just take your time so maybe you can enjoy it! [​IMG]
     
  4. rancher hicks

    rancher hicks Chicken Obsessed

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    What you should do is work with a plan. Perhaps there are plans you can buy on line and then have the lumber cut to size at the lumber or home improvement store. Stick with basic sizes. 4', 6' etc. I mean a pattern.

    You can do it.

    Rancher
     
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  5. swatskee

    swatskee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Tired and out of money.... always seem to need one more 2x4!
     
  6. Kudzu

    Kudzu Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We need pics.
     
  7. ninabeast

    ninabeast Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Building a coop is bring my relationship up to (but not yet past) a breaking point. Harder than a long vacation! You are not alone...
     
  8. Steadfast

    Steadfast Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Ha ha ha ha! [​IMG]
    TOO TRUE!

    Yup, building a coop is BRUTAL HARD LABOR!
    make no mistake about it!

    I hated doing it too!
    But now.... as time moves on...
    I find myself forgetting the rediculous drugery...
    and I still have the Coop!

    Which...is pretty cool!

    Just PUSH THROUGH!
    YOU CAN DO IT!
    [​IMG]

    and YES.....post pictures!
     
  9. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    I was pretty happy after I was done and the ordeal was over...

    [​IMG]

    The one on the left was my neighbor's kids playhouse and STILL took days to finish off
     
  10. Heckel's Hens

    Heckel's Hens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was just thinking today how the chicken chores have decreased dramatically finally. No more babies, no more hatching, no more coop building and planning and working/reworking my setup to perfection. It just works now and I love it!

    It will happen!
     

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