OK you broke me down and I painted

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by taxus812, Jun 14, 2009.

  1. taxus812

    taxus812 In the Brooder

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    I had a gallon of paint going to waste and decided to use it.

    While I was at it I did some work on the laying box based on some good posts here (added the hynie hider and lowered the perch) . I caulked all of the joints with a painters caulk first. I think it made a big difference.

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  2. ems_chick

    ems_chick Songster

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    it looks great! love the color, its amazing what a difference a little paint makes.
     
  3. WOW

    Looks like a totally different coop..

    Good job..
     
  4. cjeanean

    cjeanean Can't Decide

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    LOL, it'll look even better when the hens pinstripe it!!! [​IMG] Good Job!!!!
     
  5. Auntbeast

    Auntbeast In the Brooder

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    Oh sure, make me look like a slacker for not painting...yet.

    Those laying boxes look cozy as can be. I almost wish I laid eggs! [​IMG]
     
  6. annek

    annek Songster

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    wow, call HGTV, we have a new design star! Looks great!
     
  7. Mrs.ChickChick

    Mrs.ChickChick Songster

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  8. taxus812

    taxus812 In the Brooder

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    I was thinking the same thing.... All that work just to have them poop all over it........ reminds me of my full time job.
     
  9. CityChook

    CityChook Songster

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    oh my gosh - it's gorgeous!

    and, btw, when they DO poo on your lovely paint job, it will simply wipe clean with plain water. Who gets the last laugh now???

    Nicely done!
     
  10. maplesky7

    maplesky7 Flock Mistress

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    I'll have to show my mom this...she loves interior decorating. I'm sure she'll think you need to dress up your windows too. [​IMG]

    She has 4 daughters with homes she can not resist trying to decorate...wait till I show her what can be done with the coop. ha ha ha!


    So in all seriousness...this paint job serves a purpose then, heh? One poster said it would wipe clean. Does it help the wood last longer? I need to laminate my floor...which I see you have done...that would be helpful. Good going.


    me,
    Gretchen
     

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