Need help with door

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by melroseladi, Mar 23, 2011.

  1. melroseladi

    melroseladi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got the igloo dog house that was given to me all clean, finally. I need help figuring out how to attach a secure door. It will have 2 silkies in it and I want to be sure that nothing can get in. I was hoping to make a door with hardware fabric to help with ventilation but I can not figure out how to attach it.
     
  2. wekiva bird

    wekiva bird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You might look a dog crate door not sure if they fit. [​IMG]
     
  3. Ga.chickenman

    Ga.chickenman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What about tracing out a piece of 1/2 plywood then cut center out,attach hardware cloth,hindges and latch. [​IMG]
     
  4. wolfandfinch

    wolfandfinch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    can you post a picture of the opening so I can see exactly what you're up against?
     
  5. melroseladi

    melroseladi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I will try to get some good pictures in the morning. The problem is that none of it is straight, everything is on a curve, the sides, the top, the front - both top and bottom. There is no way, that I can figure to attach anything that doesn't leave big gaps because of the curves of the igloo.

    I am thinking of maybe putting hardware cloth, frame around it, and then bungee cording it across the front, top and bottom, and attaching the bungee cord ends to hooks inserted into the side of the igloo.

    This is one of the few times that I wish I had not kicked my ex to the curb, [​IMG]
     

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