new coop progess pics

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by birdbrain2, Jan 3, 2009.

  1. birdbrain2

    birdbrain2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    here is what i have done so far. i still need to finish all the trim, paint and hardware fabric. i cant paint until its warm enough, probably in spring, i hope that it doesn't create any problems with the wood. i have been very lucky, I only have about $60 put into this. most of the wood was donated by neighbors and family:) and i got the roof panels on clearance at lowes.
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  2. Catalina

    Catalina Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ooooo! Nice!
    You'll have some happy chickies![​IMG]
     
  3. #1California Chick

    #1California Chick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 5, 2008
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    Very cool!!! I will have to bookmark this for my coop building in the spring!!
     
  4. johnmayersquare

    johnmayersquare Let's Talk About Chicks, Man!

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    Way to go! Looks fantastic! [​IMG]
     
  5. namreknat

    namreknat Out Of The Brooder

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    That's a very nice coop and run!! Good job!! [​IMG]
     
  6. omelette'smom

    omelette'smom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Great job![​IMG]
     
  7. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator Staff Member

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    Is it too wet to paint until spring? Maybe you could at least put a sealant on the wood. (It looks so nice, I don't want your coop rotting out on you before you have a chance to paint it!)
     
  8. birdbrain2

    birdbrain2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks for all the nice words!!
    sealing would be a good idea, i didn't think of that. i will go to home depot today, i need to find out if that can be applied too in cold weather.
     
    Last edited: Jan 3, 2009
  9. zachslc

    zachslc Out Of The Brooder

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    I have had good luck using oil-based paint in winter. It will just take several days to dry. It should be more-or-less kept dry until it is tacky, then it can take some moisture.
     
  10. riley

    riley Chillin' With My Peeps

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    vary nice i like it
     

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