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Chicken Coop Run Plans – 10×8 – Step-By-Step

Chicken coop run plans – 10’x8′. Plans include a free PDF download, step-by-step instructions, material list with shopping and cutting list.

Chicken Coop Run Plans – 10×8 – Overview

 

Chicken Coop Run Plans – 10×8 – Material List

Shopping List

Shopping List

Floor

2 – pressure treated 4×4 – 8′

2 – pressure treated 4×4 – 10′

Front Wall

2 – 2×4 – 10′

3 – 2×4 – 12′

2 – 1×4 – 8′

Back Wall

2 – 2×4 – 10′

3 – 2×4 – 12′

2 – 1×4 – 8′

Right/Left Walls

4 – 2×4 – 8′

5 – 2×4 – 12′

4 – 1×4 – 8′

Roof

9 – 2×4 – 10′

Trim

38 – 1×2 – 8′

Door

4 – 2×2 – 8′

4 – 1×2 – 8′

Roof Deck

3 – 1/2″ plywood – 4’x6′ sheet

Hardware

3 1/2″ deck screws

3 1/2″ galvanized nails

2″ galvanized nails

1 1/2″ galvanized finishing nails

1 1/4″ deck screws

wire mesh

door hinges

door handle

roof felt

roof staples

shingles

roof tacks

Cutting List

Cutting List

Floor

2 – pressure treated 4×4 – 8′

2 – pressure treated 4×4 – 10′

Front Wall

2 – 2×4 – 10′

6 – 2×4 – 5′ 10″

4 – 1×4 – 3′ 2 11/16″ (45 degrees angle cuts on both ends in the same direction)

Back Wall

2 – 2×4 – 10′

6 – 2×4 – 5′ 10″

4 – 1×4 – 3′ 2 11/16″ (45 degrees angle cuts on both ends in the same direction)

Right/Left Wall

4 – 2×4 – 7′ 5″

10 – 2×4 – 5′ 10″

8 – 1×4 – 3′ 2 11/16″ (45 degrees angle cuts on both ends in the same direction)

Roof

2 – 2×4 – 1′ 2 3/8″

3 – 2×4 – 10′

12 – 2×4 – 4′ 2 7/16″

Trim

38 – 1×2 – 8′ (cut to size)

Door

2 – 2×2 – 5′ 11 1/2″

3 – 2×2 – 3′

4 – 1×2 – 8′ (cut to size)

Roof Deck

3 – 1/2″ plywood – 4’x8′ sheet (cut to size)

 

 

 

Chicken coop run plans - 10x8 - building the floor frame.

Floor

Use two pressure treated 4×4’s 8′ long and two 10′ long for the foundation. Notch the corners as shown on illustration above. Secure the corners using 3 1/2″ screws. To keep the foundation from shifting secure it down with wood spikes.

 

Chicken coop run plans - 10x8 - front wall frame.

Front Wall

2×4 lumber will be used for the wall framing.

Cut two 2×4’s to 10′ long for the top and bottom plate. Cut six 2×4’s to 5′ 10″ long for the wall studs. Install as shown on illustration above using 3 1/2″ nails.

Cut four 1×4’s to 3′ 2 11/16″ long for the wall frame brace. The ends of the 1×4 boards will have 45-degree angle cuts in the same direction. Notch the wall studs around the brace as shown on illustration above. Nail 2″ nails through the 1×4 brace and into the wall stud.

 

 

Chicken coop run plans - 10x8 - back wall frame.

Back Wall

Cut two 2×4’s to 10′ long for the top and bottom plate. Cut six 2×4’s to 5′ 10″ long for the wall studs. Install as shown on illustration above using 3 1/2″ nails.

Cut four 1×4’s to 3′ 2 11/16″ long for the wall frame brace. The ends of the 1×4 boards will have 45-degree angle cuts in the same direction. Notch the wall studs around the brace as shown on illustration above. Nail 2″ nails through the 1×4 brace and into the wall stud.

 

Chicken coop run plans - 10x8 - side wall frame.

Right/Left Wall

Cut four 2×4’s to 7′ 5″ long for the top and bottom plate. Cut ten 2×4’s to 5′ 10″ long for the wall studs. Install as shown on illustration above using 3 1/2″ nails.

Cut eight 1×4’s to 3′ 2 11/16″ long for the wall frame brace. The ends of the 1×4 boards will have 45-degree angle cuts in the same direction. Notch the wall studs around the brace as shown on illustration above. Nail 2″ nails through the 1×4 brace and into the wall stud.

 

Chicken coop run plans - 10x8 - ridge board.

Roof

Build the top ridge using 2×4 lumber. Cut two 2×4’s to 1′ 2 3/8″ long and one 2×4 to 10′ long. Assemble as shown on illustration above using 3 1/2″ nails.

Remove the 2×4 plate on the door entrance as shown on illustration above.

 

Chicken coop run plans - 10x8 - cutting rafter details.

Cut twelve 2×4’s to 4′ 2 7/16″ long for the rafters. Cut the ends of the rafters as shown on illustration above.

 

Chicken coop run plans - 10x8 - rafters 24" O.C.

Install the rafters as shown on illustration above. Rafters are spaced out 24″ O.C. Toenail 3 1/2″ nails through the rafters and into the wall frame.

 

Chicken coop run plans - 10x8 - roof trim.

Cut two 2×4’s to 10′ long, rip the 2×4’s to 2 9/16″, cut an 18-degree bevel cut to the edge. Nail 3 1/2″ nails through the 2×4 and into the rafters.

 

Chicken coop run plans - 10x8 - install wire mesh.

Wire Mesh

Install the wire mesh using staples.

 

Chicken coop run plans - 10x8 - trim.

Trim

Cut 1×2 lumber to size and install as shown above using 1 1/2″ finishing nails.

 

Chicken coop run plans - 10x8 - door frame.

Door

The door frame is built using 2×2 lumber.

Cut two 2×2’s to 5′ 11 1/2″ long and three 2×2’s to 3′ long.

Notch and assemble as shown on illustration above using 1 1/4″ deck screws.

 

Chicken coop run plans - 10x8 - door.

Cut to size wire mesh and staple to the door frame. Cut 1×2 lumber to size and install over wire mesh as shown on illustration above, secure with 1 1/2″ finishing nails. Install door hinges and handle.

 

Chicken coop run plans - 10x8 - door installed.

Install door to chicken coop run.

 

Chicken coop run plans - 10x8 - roof deck.

Roof Deck

Cut 1/2″ plywood to size for the roof deck and install using 2″ nails.

 

Chicken coop run plans - 10x8 - shingles.

Install roofing felt and shingles.

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  1. do i need to cover bottom to keep varmets out

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