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8×10 Chicken Coop Plans – Gable Roof – Free PDF

8×10 chicken coop plans, plans include a free PDF download, material list, and step-by-step drawings.

8×10 Chicken Coop Plans – Gable Roof – Overview

8×10 Chicken Coop Plans – Gable Roof – Material List

Shopping List

Shopping List

Floor Frame

2 – 4×4 – 8′

2 – 4×4 – 10′

Front Wall

5 – 2×4 – 10′
3 – 2×4 – 12′
2 – 2×4 – 8′

Back Wall Frame

5 – 2×4 – 10′

3 – 2×4 – 12′

1 – 2×4 – 8′

Right Wall Frame

2 – 2×4 – 8′

3 – 2×4 – 12′

2 – 2×4 – 8′

Left Wall

8 – 2×4 – 8′
2 – 2×4 – 12′

Roof – Rafter/Truss

6 – 2×4 – 10′

6 – 2×4 – 8′

4 – 1/2″ Plywood – 4’x8′ sheet

Floor Deck

4 – 2×4 – 8′
1 – 3/4″ Plywood – 4’x8′ sheet

Inside Wall Frame

5 – 2×4 – 8′

Nest Box

Material for nest box not included (see “nest box plans“)

Siding – Wire Mesh – Roof Trim

Wire Mesh

5 – T1-11 Exterior Siding – 4’x8′ sheet

2 – 2×4 – 10′

2 – 2×4 – 12′

Front Door

5 – 1×4 – 8′

Right Side Door

3 – 2×4 – 8′

Trim

24 – 1×2 – 8′

Hardware

3″ deck screws

3 1/2″ galvanized nails

1 1/2″ galvanized nails

2″ galvanized nails

staples

1 1/4″ galvanized finishing nails

3″ galvanized finishing nails

4 – door hinge

2 – door handle

2 – door latch

Shingle

roofing felt

drip edge

roof tacks

roofing felt staples

Cutting List

Cutting List

Floor Frame

2 – 4×4 – 8′

2 – 4×4 – 10′

Front Wall

5 – 2×4 – 10′

6 – 2×4 – 6′

1 – 2×4 – 3′ 9″

2 – 2×4 – 3′ 5 1/2″

Back Wall Frame

5 – 2×4 – 10′

6 – 2×4 – 6′

2 – 2×4 – 1′ 9 3/4″

Right Wall Frame

2 – 2×4 – 7′ 5″

6 – 2×4 – 6′

6 – 2×4 – 2′ 5 1/2″

Left Wall

5 – 2×4 – 7′ 5″

5 – 2×4 – 6′

1 – 2×4 – 1′ 6 1/4″

1 – 2×4 – 1′ 10 1/2″

2 – 2×4 – 3′ 6 1/4″

Roof – Rafter/Truss

12 – 2×4 – 4′ 7 3/8″ (26.5 degree angle cut on one end)

6 – 2×4 – 8′ (63.5 degree angle cut on both ends in  opposite direction)

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

Floor Deck

3 – 2×4 – 7′ 9″

1 – 2×4 – 7′ 5″

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

Inside Wall Frame

2 – 2×4 – 7′ 5″

5 – 2×4 – 3′ 4 3/4″

1 – 2×4 – 1′ 6 1/4″

1 – 2×4 – 1′

Nest Box

(see “nest box plans“)

Siding – Wire Mesh – Roof Trim

Wire Mesh (cut to size)

5 – T1-11 Exterior Siding – 4’x8′ sheet (cut to size)

4 – 2×4 – 4′ 7 3/8″ (26.5 degree angle cut on one end)

2 – 2×4 – 12′ (cut to size)

Front Door

5 – 1×4 – 8′ (cut to size)

Right Side Door

2 – 2×4 – 6′ 1 1/2″

2 – 2×4 – 2′ 6″

Trim

24 – 1×2 – 8′ (cut to size)

Floor Frame

8x10 chicken coop plans - floor frame.

Cut two 4×4’s to 8′ long. Cut two 4×4’s to 10′ long. Notch the ends 1 3/4″ deep. Assemble using 3″ deck screws.

Front Wall

8x10 chicken coop plans - front wall frame 1.

Cut two 2×4’s to 10′ long. Cut six 2×4’s to 6′ long. Assemble as shown on illustration above using 3 1/2 nails.

8x10 chicken coop plans - front wall frame 2.

Notch the wall studs 3 1/2″ x 1 1/2″ deep as shown on illustration above.

8x10 chicken coop plans - front wall frame 3.

Cut three 2×4’s to 10′ long. Assemble as shown on illustration above using 3″ deck screws.

8x10 chicken coop plans - front wall frame 4.

Frame the front door opening as shown on illustration above. Cut one 2×4 to 3′ 9″ long. Cut two 2×4’s to 3′ 5 1/2″ long, notch the top end around 2×4, assemble using 3 1/2″ nails.

Back Wall Frame

8x10 chicken coop plans - back wall frame 1.

Cut two 2×4’s to 10′ long. Cut six 2×4’s to 6′ long. Assemble as shown on illustration above using 3 1/2 nails.

8x10 chicken coop plans - back wall frame 2.

Notch the wall studs 3 1/2″ x 1 1/2″ deep as shown on illustration above.

8x10 chicken coop plans - back wall frame 3.

Cut three 2×4’s to 10′ long. Assemble as shown on illustration above using 3″ deck screws.

8x10 chicken coop plans - back wall frame 4.

Cut two 2×4’s to 1′ 9 3/4″ long, assemble as shown on illustration above using 3 1/2″ nails.

Right Wall Frame

8x10 chicken coop plans - right wall frame.

Cut two 2×4’s to 7′ 5″ long. Cut six 2×4’s to 6′ long. Assemble as shown on illustration above using 3 1/2″ nails.

8x10 chicken coop plans - right wall frame 2.

Notch the wall studs 3 1/2″ x 1 1/2″ deep as shown on illustration above.

8x10 chicken coop plans - right wall frame 3.

Cut six 2×4’s to 2′ 5 1/2″ long. Assemble as shown on illustration above using 3″ deck screws.

Left Wall Frame

8x10 chicken coop plans - left wall frame 1.

Cut two 2×4’s to 7′ 5″ long. Cut five 2×4’s to 6′ long. Assemble as shown on illustration above using 3 1/2″ nails.

8x10 chicken coop plans - left wall frame 2.

Notch the wall studs 3 1/2″ x 1 1/2″ deep as shown on illustration above.

8x10 chicken coop plans - left wall frame 3.

Cut three 2×4’s to 7′ 5″ long. Assemble as shown on illustration above using 3″ deck screws.

8x10 chicken coop plans - left wall frame 4.

Cut one 2×4 to 1′ 6 1/4″ long. Cut one 2×4 to 1′ 10 1/2″ long. Cut two 2×4’s to 3′ 6 1/4″ long. Assemble as shown on illustration above using 3 1/2″ nails.

8x10 chicken coop plans - wall frame.

Install the wall frames to the floor frame using 3 1/2″ nails. Cut and remove the 2×4 on door opening, see illustration above for details.

Roof – Rafter/Truss

8x10 chicken coop plans - rafter, truss.

Cut twelve 2×4’s to 4′ 7 3/8″ long, cut a 26.5 degree angle cut on one end. Cut six 2×4’s to 8′ long, cut a 63.5 degree angle cut on both ends in opposite direction.

8x10 chicken coop plans - truss, gusset.

Cut out plywood gussets and assemble the roof truss as shown on illustration above using 1 1/2″ nails.

8x10 chicken coop plans - install roof truss.

Place roof truss over wall studs and install using 3 1/2″ nails.

8x10 chicken coop plans - roof deck.

Measure, cut, and install 1/2″ plywood roof deck using 1 1/2″ nails.

Floor Deck

8x10 chicken coop plans - coop floor joist.Cut three 2×4’s to 7′ 9″ long, install as shown on illustration above using 3 1/2″ nails.

 

8x10 chicken coop plans - coop floor joist 2.

Cut one 2×4 to 7′ 5″ long, install as shown on illustration above, toe-nail 3 1/2″ nails through the 2×4 and into the wall stud.

8x10 chicken coop plans - floor deck.

Measure, cut, and install the 3/4″ plywood floor deck using 2″ nails.

Inside Wall Frame

8x10 chicken coop plans - inside wall frame.

Cut two 2×4’s to 7′ 5″ long. Cut five 2×4’s to 3′ 4 3/4″ long. Cut one 2×4 to 1′ 6 1/4″ long. Cut one 2×4 to 1′ long. Assemble as shown on illustration above using 3 1/2″ nails.

8x10 chicken coop plans - inside wall frame installed.

Install the inside wall frame as shown on illustration above using 3 1/2″ nails.

Nest Box

8x10 chicken coop plans - nest box.

Build the nest box, see “chicken coop nest box plans” for directions, and install using 3 1/2″ nails.

Siding – Wire Mesh – Roof Trim

8x10 chicken coop plans - install wire mesh.

Cut to size and install the wire mesh using staples.

8x10 chicken coop plans - left siding.

Cut and install the siding to the left side of the coop using 1 1/4″ finishing nails.

8x10 chicken coop plans - roof trim.

Cut four 2×4’s to 4′ 7 3/8″ long, cut a 26.5 degree angle cut on one end. Assemble as shown on illustration above using 3″ finishing nails. Measure, cut, and install the front and back roof trim as shown on illustration above using 3″ finishing nails.

8x10 chicken coop plans - front and back siding.

Measure, cut, and install the siding for the front and back wall, install using 1 1/4″ finishing nails. Cut the front door opening, the siding that has been cut out will be used to make the door.

8x10 chicken coop plans - inside wall siding.

Measure, cut, and install the siding for the inside wall, install using 1 1/4″ finishing nails. Cut out the door opening to the inside wall.

Front Door

8x10 chicken coop plans - add trim around door opening.

Measure, cut, and install the 1×4 trim around door opening. Use 1 1/4″ finishing nails to install.

8x10 chicken coop plans - door trim.Use the siding that was cut out of the door opening to make the front door. Measure, cut, and install 1×4 trim on the door as shown on illustration above.  Use 1 1/4″ finishing nails to install.

 

8x10 chicken coop plans - door.

Add hinges, door handle, and latch, and install door.

Right Side Door

8x10 chicken coop plans gable roof - right side door parts.

Cut two 2×4’s to 6′ 1 1/2″ long, notch the ends 3 1/2″ x 3/4″ deep. Cut two 2×4’s to 2′ 6″ long, notch the ends 3 1/2″ x 3/4″ deep. Assemble using 1 1/4″ nails. Cut wire mesh to size and install with staples.

8x10 chicken coop plans gable roof - right side door.

Add hinges, door handle, and latch, and install door.

Shingles/Trim

8x10 chicken coop plans gable roof - shingles and trim.Install roof felt, and shingles. Cut 1×2 trim and install.

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One comment

  1. These plans are great. Quick question… do you have plans for the ramp for the hens to get into the upper level?

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