The neverending coop project. *Update - IT'S DONE!!!!!!*

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Happy Chooks, Jul 18, 2010.

  1. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Free Ranging

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    This is how things progressed this weekend. With hubby's help, a lot got done.

    South and west side siding up, except for the last course on the west side.
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    Pop door cut in and partially framed out. This is the door for the babies/broodies/breeding area. Ran out of material so could only frame the inside. Trim boards and tar paper up.
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    East side, first course of siding up and pop door cut. The main pop door for the flock:
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    East side pop door, framed out. I'm not so good at angles, so don't laugh. I didn't have enough material to redo it, so oh well, the chickens don't care, right? [​IMG] There's a lot of nails in it because I didn't have the shoe on the nail gun and hubby said it's no good if the nails penetrate below the surface of the material. So I had to put the shoe on and reshoot. [​IMG]
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  2. hughmac312

    hughmac312 In the Brooder

    what a great looking coop...

    jen helped me with ours and she enjoyed immensely, seems all those tools
    i have aren't so bad afterall...
     
  3. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Free Ranging

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    Quote:Nail guns and palm nailers are worth every penny!

    It's far from perfect, but it will work for the chickens.
     
  4. conroy

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    really nice job!! [​IMG]
     
  5. amsunshine

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    Very nice! Hope hubby is having a bit of patience...men really are built differently than women and have more inherent muscular strength to start which helps with projects like this. It really looks great! [​IMG]
     
  6. KSue

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    Way to go! It looks great![​IMG]
     
  7. chaoschicken

    chaoschicken Cackleberry Crazy

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    Wow, looks nice.

    You're doing a fantastic job. [​IMG]
     
  8. Happy Chooks

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    Finished the East side siding yesterday. Now just the front to do. Then caulking/paint and onto the roof.
     
  9. Wynette

    Wynette Crowing

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    [​IMG] Man, that coop is SSSWEEEEEEEEEETTT!!!!!
     
  10. Happy Chooks

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    Quote:Nothing but the best for your grandchicks! [​IMG] The SPPR's are going to be SO GLAD to get out of the little coop they are stuffed in!
     

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