I struck gold. FREE WOOD

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Zahboo, Mar 25, 2009.

  1. Zahboo

    Zahboo Simply Stated

    Feb 3, 2009
    Hope Mills, NC
    I knew I was getting free wood. It was wanting to get my coop built so I can get my Salmon Faverolles in August or so. My brother and his friend took down a 43x8 deck that was going due to a divorce of someone they knew. A lot of the wood was bad since part of it was a deck for the ocean and was old. Part of it was newer and in great shape. It looks great. The trailer is 16'x7' and it is filled to the rim! I can't wait to get started. Just wanted to share the "gold" I found.

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  2. countryboy88

    countryboy88 Out Of The Brooder

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    You did strike gold. Just by the looks theres aboout 1000 to 1500 bucks there atleast.
     
  3. 98 gt

    98 gt a man of many... chickens

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    congrats... you even have the floor premade!!
     
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  4. Zahboo

    Zahboo Simply Stated

    Feb 3, 2009
    Hope Mills, NC
    Quote:YEP. 14x8 I planned a 8x8 coop so this leaves me a porch for enjoying the evenings with a good book [​IMG]
     
  5. digginchicks

    digginchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I wish I could do something like that sometime.
     
  6. CoopCrazy

    CoopCrazy Brooder Boss

    Mar 3, 2009
    Columbus,IN
    I am sooo jealous....I would be building stuff for weeks...
     
  7. Zahboo

    Zahboo Simply Stated

    Feb 3, 2009
    Hope Mills, NC
    Quote:I am going to frame the coop and see if there is enough to side the whole thing with the wood. Then I am going to give the rest of the wood to a BYCer if she wants it [​IMG]
     
  8. kidd42

    kidd42 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Way to go! I got 90% of my wood for free also. I only had to purchase the shingles, hardware cloth, and hardware. Coop and run is 8 X 8 and entirely covered by a roof, Figure that I have a $1500 coop and run for about $200.
     
  9. 98 gt

    98 gt a man of many... chickens

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    mine was free also, all i had to do was go into the woods, find some nice cedar trees that needed to come down anyways, cut it down and saw it into boards... and then with my blood and sweat it was FREE!!!
     
  10. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    My Coop
    Looks like a gold mine!!!
     

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