Trees 2 Treasures chicken coop

by Dan Orasi
(Meridian)





I'm a woodworker, mostly furniture and custom cabinets. My girlfriend had been bugging me for months to build her a chicken coop. That's how I came across these plans.

What a fun project, I loved every minute of it. Such a nice change from everything having to be perfect. I even fired up the cnc and carved some decorations and a hen shaped window.

I did a couple of small changes. I raised the floor by one foot and extended the roof by six foot. This gave the ladies a little more running room when in the pen.

However raising the height by a foot wasn't the smartest, I hit my head a few times during the build. lol

Thank you so much for the great plans.
Sincerely,
Dan Orasi

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Apr 19, 2017
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Great Coop NEW
by: Trevor

I came across this coop when searching for ideas on my build and fell in love. I would really like to ask you some questions about your modifications if I could contact you.

Nov 09, 2013
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How nice of you NEW
by: Anonymous

Lucky girlfriend too.

Oct 10, 2013
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Trees 2 Treasures chicken coop NEW
by: Dan

Quick update on chicken coop. Very Happy with the Epoxy floor. Cleans up super easy. Cleaning coop once a week this time of the year with the hens out most of the day.
I found that a plastic snow rake to be the best cleaning tool. It works amazing takes less than ten minutes to pull out pine shavings and replace with new.

Sep 10, 2013
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More pics NEW
by: Rexx

Was wondering if we could see more pictures, and I was wondering how the chickens took to that style of flooring? Thanks, Rexx ~Oklahoma

Sep 06, 2013
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Gorgeous NEW
by: Maudsey

This is fabulous! Lucky hens...

Sep 06, 2013
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Gorgeous NEW
by: Maudsey

This is fabulous! Lucky hens...

Aug 08, 2013
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epoxy paint NEW
by: Anonymous

Pitch was 10/12. I didn't prime the floor at all. Seems to be holding up fine. I used rough cut lumber for the floor so I did use painters caulk on the seams before the epoxy paint.

Aug 08, 2013
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by: Anonymous

Can I ask what pitch you used for the roof, and what you primed the floor with before coating with the epoxy?

Jul 17, 2013
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LOVE IT ! NEW
by: Anonymous

I love that you used the garage floor paint for the floor and nesting boxes. Very easy clean up. Love the decorative art work as well :)

Deb ~ California

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