Hollow closet doors, usable?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Shellyb, Aug 17, 2010.

  1. Shellyb

    Shellyb Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am looking to make a small transition type coop for chicks that I can put a heat lamp in so they can be outside instead of in the house. Possibly used later for banty's. We have some hollow closet doors and I was wondering if they may be usable for this type of coop. Thanks for your advice.
     
  2. ducks4you

    ducks4you Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nope. Too lightweight. Just MHO--I wouldn't use them. Sorry! [​IMG]
     
  3. FireTigeris

    FireTigeris Tyger! Tyger! burning bright

    Depends on where you are and if you are waterproofing them and how you are cleaning them up (when they are full of poo and dander)
     
  4. 33yardbirds

    33yardbirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hollow core doors don't even hold up on the interior. The spacer that makes them hollow is corragated cardboard on edge, with cheap luaun veneer for the panel. All the paint and water proofing in the world won't stop them from falling apart.
     
  5. Shellyb

    Shellyb Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks, that's what I thought but just wanted to make sure before hubby puts them in the fire pit. Thanks again
     
  6. ducks4you

    ducks4you Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Go get the marshmallows and hot dogs!! [​IMG]
     

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