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Scrounging for Ideas (post fixed)

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by PureFluff, Jul 11, 2010.

  1. PureFluff

    PureFluff In the Brooder

    Jul 10, 2010
    Otis, ORE
    Hello. This morning I went out and looked through all the stuff around here. I live next door to my grandparent's old plumbing shop and am in the process of making it a mini farm.

    My grandpa has build many things, and my grandma kind of gathers a bunch of stuff so it's been pretty interesting. I think I have just about everything I need to make a coop but I was having a few ideas I'd like to run past you guys.


    This is a lamp base, I'm pretty sure. It's pretty cool looking and it has about a 3/4ths inch hole at the top. I was thinking of making it into a feeder or watering place somehow. Any ideas?


    A couple ideas for nestboxes. Drawers are probably the most likely but I was wondering the efficiency/coolness of trying to use a sink as well.

    I also had the funny idea of making one out of a refridgerator and oven, but that's a bit morbid methinks.
    Last edited: Jul 11, 2010
  2. bigoakhunter

    bigoakhunter Songster

    Jul 29, 2009
    Drawers have been used by many on BYC. The sink idea is cool. Take the faucet off first if you can.

    If it was a hardware, hopefully you found some hinges and latches you can use on doors and windows.
  3. mickistoy

    mickistoy Chirping

    Jun 21, 2010
    northern ohio
    i'm a tad twisted myself so i LOVE your idea about the fridge and stove! [​IMG]

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