The Chicken Coop Project
In June of 2015 I started a “summer” project of building a chicken coop. Things took much longer than expected and I ended up finishing the building in March of 2016. I documented the build here in eight posts. I find that on my website it can be a little difficult to find things, so I’m indexing the project here to make it easy to see all the posts in the series.
I’ll update the above photo once I give the coop a coat of paint this summer.
So, here are the posts. Click on the title of each to read the post:
Chicken Coop Project – Part 1
Clearing the land and running underground power supply.
Chicken Coop Project – Part 2
Building forms and pouring a concrete footer.
Chicken Coop Project – Part 3
Mud sill, joists, and flooring. All the walls are framed.
Chicken Coop Project – Part 4
Making all the roof trusses, installing them, sheathing, and shingling the roof.
Chicken Coop Project – Part 5
Wall sheathing, insulation, electrical, windows, door, trim, siding, and interior paint.
Chicken Coop Project – Part 6
Poop pit and nesting box door. Poop pit tray, flooring, roosts, and all interior paint done. The chicks move in.
Chicken Coop Project – Part 7
Mortise and tenon doors for the outdoor run. Hardware cloth wrap.
Chicken Coop Project – Part 8
Nesting boxes and window screens.
I hope you enjoyed this series.
– Jonathan White