I’m very excited tonight as the local Mens Shed crew have been and installed the new chook house. I saw a curved coop somewhere almost 3 years ago, printed a picture and couldn’t find anyone to make it for me. We cleared out a lot of ‘stuff’ from our shed when we moved and donated it to the local Men’s Shed thinking it would get put to good use. By chance I asked if they did commission work, gave them the picture and a few weeks later they came back to me with a price and said they were very keen to do something so different. I am really pleased with the end result and everyone of the guys said they had a great time putting it all together. They had to work out how they would build the arches, make them and then all sections were made, put together and then deconstructed for transferring here. The following photos show start to finish. I have yet to take a photo of the dropping tray made with sheet metal and set off with some stylish ‘D’ handles. Someone’s sense of humour coming out there!
I think the girls will really enjoy their new grand abode. I am really pleased I thought to ask the Mens Shed about this project as its been a real two-way win. It was great to see today that the ‘quite experienced in life’ members also had a couple of kids from the high school in tow. They looked equally chuffed! Thanks Boys!
Unfortunately I couldn’t get all deck hands to join in the photo shoot!