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  1. gordy123

    gordy123 Out Of The Brooder

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    I AM GOING TO BE BUILDING A NEW COOP.HOW MANY WINDOWS SHOULD I PUT.JUST LOOKING FOR SOME IDEAS
     
  2. Steve

    Steve Ye Olde Henhouse Builder

    How big is the coop?
     
  3. gordy123

    gordy123 Out Of The Brooder

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    I AM GOING TO BUILD AN 8X8 MY WIFE WANTS A 10X10,BUT I HAVE BEEN GIVEN 16' PIECES OF LUMBER.I FIGURE 8X8 BECAUSE I CAN GET TWO STUDS OUT OF ONE 16'
     
  4. Steve

    Steve Ye Olde Henhouse Builder

    two windows 3x3, facing south.

    just my opinion.
     
  5. gordy123

    gordy123 Out Of The Brooder

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    THATS WHAT I THOUGHT.ANY THOUGHTS AS TO WHAT KIND OF ROOF IS BEST.
     
  6. Steve

    Steve Ye Olde Henhouse Builder

    That is a decision based on your likes/dislikes. Metal vs. shingles.

    Best roof is one that don't leak. [​IMG]

    Personally I like shingled roofs. Others like metal.
     
  7. gordy123

    gordy123 Out Of The Brooder

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    I LIKE SHINGLE ROOF ALSO.tHIS WILL BE MY FIRST PROJECT ON MY OWN.ALL THE CARPENTRY SKILLS I HAVE DEVELOPED THIS LAST PAST YEAR.i FIGURE IF I CAN REMODEL A RESTARAUNT WITH MY BOSS THAT MY WIFE AND I CAN HANDLE THIS
     
  8. gordy123

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    NICE COOP BY THE WAY STEVE
     
  9. Steve

    Steve Ye Olde Henhouse Builder

    Quote:Thanks!
     
  10. Marlinchaser

    Marlinchaser Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 18, 2007
    MERRY LAND
    Quote:You could go with a 10 X 10 and have 6 foot walls, really will depend how many 16 fter's you have, whether you plan to do rafter style of roof, If saltbox style (where your walls actually hold the joists for the roof) then you will need 2 different sizes of walls, I prefer going with 4 ft intervals 8x8/8x12/12x12 etc, that way you have no waste when it comes to plywood flooring, but you will always have some extra wood that has to be cut off. [​IMG]
     

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