Table of Contents
- 2Wood sizes and measurements
- 3Materials list
- 4The flat plan
- 5The front elevation plan
- 6The side elevation plan
- 7The nesting boxes and storage area plans
- 8Making the floor and the wall frames
- 9Making the nests and the roof frame
- 10Fixing the wall cladding
- 11Fixing the roof boards and battens
- 12Door, hatchway and windows
- 13The perch, the mesh and ventilation
The front Side view of a building. plan
This is the front elevation plan which gives a perspective of the frame viewed from the front.
The skids (i.e. what the chicken coop sits on) are of 4″ x 4″ (100mm x 100mm) stock and the joists are of 2″ x 4″ (100mm x 50mm) stock. The 3/4″ (18mm) A piece of wood made of three or more layers of wood veneer laminated together with glue. floor is fixed to the floor joists and then the rest of the frame is built on this. The chicken coop frame (wall and roof) is all of 2″ x 4″ (100mm x 50mm) stock, except for the corner studs which are 4″ x 4″ (100mm x 100mm).
This plan also gives detail of the roof rafters and pattern for cutting out the The notch in a rafter that rests on the top plate of a wall.. The bird’s mouth is the “cut out” piece of the Structural member of a roof that supports the roof load and runs from the ridge to the top of the side walls. that sits on the The top horizontal framing member of the wall., as shown in the diagram below.