Well i started my coop

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by lesgo54, Mar 9, 2013.

  1. lesgo54

    lesgo54 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I started today. its just shy of 8x 14'. i still need some more dirt in it then the sand. i have the wire already buried on the outside. on the left i started digging a trench for a new water line i been wanting to put there. so ill do it while im in the digging mood. the coop/run will look alot like "the Palace" and the "Taj Mahal". ill try and get it framed on monday but the weather man may not cooperate. i go back to work on wednesday for 3 weeks (on oilrig in gulf) so not much will get done till im back. i have my hardware cloth ordered and ill order the green metal on monday for the roof.
     
  2. Ashburnham

    Ashburnham Chillin' With My Peeps

    It's a good start there mate!
     
  3. lesgo54

    lesgo54 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i finished the water line today. no leaks. thats a good thing. i just need a little more dirt to fill in and ill be done with that part.
     
  4. coolcanoechic

    coolcanoechic Chillin' With My Peeps

    Good start. It looks like it will be a big project. Best wishes to you with your building project! Please post pics as you go along. We love watching the progressive pics of a coop being built!
     
  5. Nikon

    Nikon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yay for starting! You're committed now!
     
  6. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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  7. lesgo54

    lesgo54 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] i got most of th framing done today. the sad part is i cant do any more for 3 weeks.
     
  8. lesgo54

    lesgo54 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    im back on land. i did a little work today on the coop. ill take pics tomorrow for the update.
     
  9. miquwid

    miquwid Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is aweome!
     
  10. lesgo54

    lesgo54 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] sorry the pic is so big. i got the nesting boxes done and the roost. ill work on the roof tomorrow if it doesnt rain. im still not sure what im going to use on the exterior of the coop. im thinking rough cut oak.
     
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