Chicken coops of the miniature variety.
I've commissioned my first companion piece for my farm-scape line. I'm thrilled with the results so far but there's some tweaking that's needed. I think.
Come and take a tour with me....
This is side 1 and 2. The human door on side 1, the chicken door on side 2.
Side 3, which is opposite of side 1 (human door), will be getting a window. This is one 'for sure' design change.
Here's side 1 (human door) again. I wanted to show the shape. Not sure if that was captured. I think I really like the off set roof line.
Ok, back to the doors. See how human door is cut all the way down to the ground? I like this. A lot. It makes the floor set back, slightly.
See chicken door, it's cut out of the wall, thereby "hiding" the floor, so to speak. I think it works, but I wonder if the cut should be similar to human door? Or is the chicken door too small, making the set-back of the floor too pronounced? Hrmmmmm.
I love this! The care taken to cover up the screw holes. Perfectly flush and smooth. I still can't believe he made this with all hand tools. Did I mention that the artist behind this work is Amish? Right, if he has a question, he will mail me a letter or wait for me to stop again. Not an email, that would be paper with a stamp. Ha. Love it!
I really like this detail.
Ok, remember that side 3 is getting a window. Side 2, which is opposite side 4, has the chicken door. So this side 4, isn't marked for any changes. Kind of an uneventful little side. I was thinking about it on the drive home...maybe I should have it removed all together. Leaving the access to inside of the coop easier for young hands.
Brian thinks it's cozier this way and should be left alone...especially since an adult hand can easily fit through the human door. I'm leaning towards that too. Taking the wall away may make it too open. Thoughts?