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Pallet Coop Hybrid

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by oarieder, Jun 24, 2010.

  1. oarieder

    oarieder Hatching

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    Hi all! I'm new and would love to share my pallet coop and run blog post with everyone. Hope this inspires others. Enjoy!

    How I built a Pallet Coop Hybrid for around $1000:
    Pallet Coop Hybrid

    [​IMG]

    -A
     
  2. Neilette

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    That's gorgeous! I love it! I'm going to bookmark your coop for inspiration. [​IMG]
     
  3. oarieder

    oarieder Hatching

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    Many thanks! For brevity I left out a lot of little detail. Any Q's just ask.

    -A
     
  4. Orchid

    Orchid Songster

    May 10, 2010
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    Very nice coop!
     
  5. Mark & Nique

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    Wow! That is outstanding -- and a good way to recycle a pallet!
     
  6. ChickInDelight

    ChickInDelight Never an Empty Nest

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    I have been inspired. [​IMG]

    Just to test the waters, with the help of my X-husband, I built a doggy foyer around the doggy door. 3 pallets are nailed together (and to concrete). The roof is slanted. Most (non-pallet) materials came from Restore, and still, the cost was nearly $25!!!! [​IMG]

    My next project, to be performed solo, is a duck house. I am thinking octagonal - 8 pallets. Naturally, I want to keep the cost as close to zero as possible, but I still want this to be attractive with cute little windows and whatnot.

    As projects go, I generally start full of optimism and energy, then wind down to cutting quality to finish the [email protected]#%& thing. [​IMG] Off I go!
     
  7. Chicken Charlotte

    Chicken Charlotte Out of the Brooder

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  8. AtRendeAcres

    AtRendeAcres Songster

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    Looks Good!!!
     
  9. auto5man

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    That is AWESOME, very nice looking coop.
     
  10. juliaaa

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    Hello from NY [​IMG] Great job on the pallet coop. I'm amazed at how many pallets I see thrown away and always think to myself, what can I make out of them? I was blessed to have many standing buildings on our property that can be used for chickens and other live stock but the moment I need to build something new I'm so going to your plans first and adapting it to what I need! [​IMG]
     

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