thinking of the floating duck house.

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by ticks, Nov 1, 2008.

  1. ticks

    ticks Pheasant Obsessed

    Apr 1, 2008
    The Sticks, Vermont
    If I can get a pond dug, I am thinking about a floating duck house. Waht do you think?
     
  2. crazychicken

    crazychicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 11, 2008
    NC
    great idea i want one.

    get a pond and then get a canoe and paddle out to the duck house every morning sounds fun. but make it big so you can tie your boat to it and walk inside it would be like a floating house.
     
  3. ticks

    ticks Pheasant Obsessed

    Apr 1, 2008
    The Sticks, Vermont
    Quote:Thank Crazy C!
     
  4. SterlingAcres

    SterlingAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 17, 2008
    Poconos, PA
    I'd like to make one on a small scale for the ducks I'm getting [​IMG]
     
  5. ticks

    ticks Pheasant Obsessed

    Apr 1, 2008
    The Sticks, Vermont
    Quote:Me too, but not too small. I think I will want to be able to have atleast a little bit to walk on. and have a flip open top to collect stuff.
     
  6. Vcomb

    Vcomb Chillin' With My Peeps

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    take a pallet, cover the top in plywood. deck seal it. tie 15 gal. plastic barrels to each side of the pallet lengthwise with rope. make sure they are sealed up. put your duckhouse on top, screw it down to the platform. tie a length of waterproof rope securely to one side of the platform, string it out to the shoreline. stake a piece of post or metal pipe into the ground at a 45 degree angle facing away from the pond. tie the other end of the rope to it. this way you can pull the platform onto the shore if needed.
     
  7. ticks

    ticks Pheasant Obsessed

    Apr 1, 2008
    The Sticks, Vermont
    Quote:Hey thanks!
     
  8. sara

    sara Title Needed Here

    Quote:that's a good idea [​IMG]
     
  9. Vcomb

    Vcomb Chillin' With My Peeps

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    no prob. think it out though before you build it. i just thought it up on the fly after reading your post, so there may be flaws.
     

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