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StarPlate chicken coop roof

putting a roof on the new star plate coop

We're still figuring out how to finish the roof on the Star Plate chicken coop.

Tune in tomorrow to see how well our alternative idea for a roof works out.

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Thanks for another update on this. I am building the same thing but have not gotten to that point. I just have the shell done and have not put siding and roof on yet. Interested to see what you do for yours.
Comment by Christopher Scoggin Wed Aug 28 18:44:11 2013
Shingles or roll roofing is easiest.
Comment by Errol Thu Aug 29 07:42:58 2013

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