Our First Coop

Project by Thomas Corn in Middletown, NY Five years ago we decided to raise chickens for eggs. So I had my wife find a picture of a coop she liked and I was to copy it. When I was finished the coop looked nothing like the picture, basically I took the idea of having...

Chicken Fortress part 2

Project by Tom Brawley in Exeter, R.I. U.S.A. I am sending some additional pictures of my progress with building the Chicken Fortress. I call it a Chicken Fortress because the majority if the wood is 2″x 8″s and 2″x 10″s that is what I had...

Chicken Fortress

Project by Tom Brawley in Exeter, R.I. In the middle of building this coop as I type this. I have made several changes to this plan and I’m just using the basic design. I have a large stack of salvaged lumber I have been stock piling for years for projects like...

First Timer Gomer Style

Project by Evan in Gomer, OH I stared at plans on here and looked at everyones coops trying to figure out what direction I wanted to go. I am a woodworker but not a carpenter some of this was new to me but I had lots of barn siding, and rough cut maple so i planned...

tis house of fowl

Project by Thomas Johnston in Omaha Nebraska Hello, I used your photos and assembled my chicken coop. for my first time it came out well enough to house 8 birds, I built it in the backyard, it kinda got away from me, did not intend for it to be this big. Any way I...

My Fathers Day Coop

Project by SuperGrump in Swansea UK Hi I constructed a modified version of this excellent design. Thanks for the initial inspiration for my new chicken palace :=] I built it last summer (2013) it remains dry and cosy for my birds, is a very sturdy and practical...