The Chicken Done! NEW PICS!

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by 60ACRES, Apr 24, 2009.

  1. 60ACRES

    60ACRES Stepped in what??

    Apr 8, 2009
    Long, OK
    Ok, started my run. It will be made of 3/4 inch PVC. This is the rough frame. It will have braces, Tees, connecting each of the ribs. I do not have the ends on it yet, but more pics to come as I move along.

    *of course it will be covered with 1" chicken wire.

    *and excuse the mess in the shop... please.


    15 feet long
    5 feet wide
    7 feet tall
    Last edited: Jun 11, 2009
  2. Bantam Bodon

    Bantam Bodon Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 12, 2009
    Osceola Mills PA
    So far so good! Keep us updated!
  3. ~*Sweet Cheeks*~

    ~*Sweet Cheeks*~ Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 12, 2009
    Medford, Oregon
    That is a really cool shape. Can't wait to see the progress as I'm looking for ideas for a tractor/coop to house 3 banties that I - a girl - can put together and then be able to easily move it around my yard ever couple of days.

    Thanks for sharing.
  4. toletiquesbysam

    toletiquesbysam Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 19, 2008
    Huge Shop, my DH would LOVE that!!! You must not have Wind issues that we do, otherwise I think it's a smart idea to use PVC!!
  5. tn chick

    tn chick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 19, 2008
    SW Tennessee
    like the design post more pictures as you have them

    that shop is HUGE [​IMG]
  6. 60ACRES

    60ACRES Stepped in what??

    Apr 8, 2009
    Long, OK
    Quote:Actually, that is my house too, see the walls to the right? We live in there! Was going to be my shop, and we would have "living quarters" in until we built, but by the time the DW got finished.... well, lets just say I will have my own shop!

    I will be using stakes to make sure it doesnt go anywhere. I live in Oklahoma, we have wind issues!
    Last edited: Apr 24, 2009
  7. bawkbawkbawk

    bawkbawkbawk Chillin' With My Peeps

    Love the shape. We just finished ours yesterday and it's not nearly as creative. This pic is before they put the door on...

  8. littlepeddler

    littlepeddler Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oh I have got to see this. What the heck have you started Paul?
    Brenda [​IMG]
  9. 007Dawn

    007Dawn Out Of Coop

    Apr 29, 2009
    This is what I want to do with ours, shape and all my husband thinks I'm crazy! HU. Now I can show him yours and he won't be able to say it can't be done!
  10. DarkWolf

    DarkWolf Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 11, 2008
    Murray Kentucky
    That so reminds me of a church... I could just picture a PVC cross at the top of that... [​IMG]

    Might want to add a cross brace to the bottom, center.
    Last edited: May 1, 2009

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