New Coop...Am I Crazy?..Updated Photos

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by fireguy56, Oct 8, 2011.

  1. fireguy56

    fireguy56 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, I got at it around eight and stopped at noon (gotta watch LSU). So, since yesterday this is what I did so far this morning. finished framing other wall. Framed openings on either side of front door for two long, narrow windows. Put in joists and framed roof and braced. Will start on osb after the game.

    [​IMG] Here is where I stopped yesterday.


    [​IMG] This is what I did so far this morning.

    [​IMG] Yhid view is from the back. Shows the location of coop 2 in relation to our big coop and run. All of the area to the right of new coop will be run built just like the other run for the big girls.

    More to follow.

    Erik
     
  2. smokinjay

    smokinjay Out Of The Brooder

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    Nice framing work!
     
  3. CrestedGirl

    CrestedGirl Polish Obsessed

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    Looking great [​IMG]
     
  4. Capvin

    Capvin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    At least you have your priorities straight. LSU is beating Florida. even though I am from Florida I would like to see LSU win.
     
  5. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    Quote:I'm just the opposite. I would like to see EVERYONE beat LSU. [​IMG]
     
  6. WhiteMountainsRanch

    WhiteMountainsRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Great coop!!! Looks amazing!!!


    Now if only I could get my bf on the bandwagon... [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  7. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

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    Quote:I'm just the opposite. I would like to see EVERYONE beat LSU. [​IMG]

    Bite your tongue Julie!! GO TIGERS!!!!!
     
  8. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

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    Quote:Erik, your coop is coming out wonderful!! [​IMG]
     
  9. Hawkeye95

    Hawkeye95 Chillin' With My Peeps

    WHOA!!! Did you get all of that done in TWO days!?!?! [​IMG] Are you working by yourself? It took me all day just to do roof trusses! WOW! Great job, it's looking fabulous! I can't wait to see it finished... which might be tomorrow at your rate! LOL!! [​IMG]
     
  10. fireguy56

    fireguy56 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok, Just came in from trying to do alittle more on the coop. LSU kicking butt, so I decided to try to get some osb on before I call it an afternoon. Here is what I was able to do in short time. Wife came out to help, so we knocked out a pretty good bit in short time.

    [​IMG] So, this is front....people door with side lights.

    [​IMG] Side facing our house......opening at very bottom middle for shavings clean out...above that will be two sets of nest boxes, then above that two fixed windows with open (hardware cloth covered) vent openings.

    [​IMG] Other side facing future run area,.Long fixed window in middle....vent openings across top under eave....chicken door will be lower right, close to corner. Havn't cut out yet.

    so, there it is...todays progress, even with LSU playing......Tomorrow, no work...Saints palying.
    Erik
     

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