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All the hardware you need to build The Garden Coop, The Garden Ark, or The Basic Coop chicken coop designs, delivered right to your door.

With our chicken coop hardware Quick Kits, you can cut down on shopping, get exactly what you need, and focus on building a great coop for your chickens. Hardware kits are available for The Garden Coop, The Garden Ark, and The Basic Coop chicken coop designs. Shipping is free!

 

Quick Kit for The Garden Coop Walk-In Chicken Coop
Hardware for The Garden Coop
 
Quick Kit for The Garden Ark Mobile Chicken Tractor
Hardware for The Garden Ark
 
Hardware Quick Kit for The Basic Coop Chicken Coop
Hardware for The Basic Coop
 

What's included in your Quick Kit:

Each pre-shopped, pre-packaged kit includes pounds of quality hardware, comprising half of the items on the materials list for The Garden Coop (and 75% of the items for The Garden Ark and The Basic Coop):

  • Fasteners of every type/size needed: screws, nails, nuts, bolts, and washers
  • Door hinges, corner braces, and heavy-duty lockable latches
  • Roofing screws with washers for attaching corrugated panels
  • Poultry fencing staples for attaching hardware cloth
  • Door pulls, door spring, and galvanized barriers for use above the piers (Garden Coop)
  • Custom-cut tubing used in the roof support (Garden Ark)
  • OPTIONAL wheel assembly (Garden Ark only) — a pair of 6" steel hub wheels, pictured here, and the hardware to attach them to your coop

 

What's NOT included:

These kits are just the hardware. There are still some things you'll need to get:

  • Chicken coop plans are sold separately. Add to your cart here.
  • Lumber, siding, and plywood
  • Roofing panels
  • Hardware cloth (a.k.a. wire mesh)
  • Paint, stain, or other wood sealer
  • Pier blocks, acrylic sheets for windows, caulk (Garden Coop)
  • Tools

Because many of these items are bulky or individual to your needs, they're best shopped locally. The materials list included in the plans will show you exactly what you need to get to round out your supplies.

 

 

Priced just right. Ships free!

I've priced these Quick Kits to be an even better value than what you'd pay in big box or local hardware stores. Not only is shipping fast and free, but since your hardware kit comes from sales-tax-free Oregon, there's no sales tax added to the price either.

If you'd like to do your own comparison shopping, you can download the plans separately and return for a kit at any time. For an overall cost estimate to build these coop designs, click here for The Garden Coop, The Garden Ark, or The Basic Coop.

Scroll down to order and for answers to common questions about the kits. And feel free to email with any other questions.

 

 

Order your chicken coop hardware Quick Kit here.

Choose a Quick Kit and optional wheel assembly (Garden Ark only), then click "Add To Cart" to begin your purchase. You can adjust quantities in the cart and pay securely with credit card or PayPal.

To pay with credit card: proceed to "Checkout with PayPal" then click on the "Don't have a PayPal account?" link. Please read additional notes below.

DON'T FORGET THE PLANS! The instructions you need are sold separately. (Why?) To include them in your order, add your hardware kit below, add the plans on this page, then proceed to checkout.

 

Chicken Coop Hardware Kit for The Garden Coop Walk-In Coop

Quick Kit for
The Garden Coop
walk-in coop (hardware only)

$159.95
SHIPS FREE

Add to Cart

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Chicken Coop Hardware it for The Garden Ark Chicken Tractor

Quick Kit for
The Garden Ark
mobile coop (hardware only)

$99.95
SHIPS FREE

 

Add Wheels:

 

Click here to add plans.

 
Chicken Coop Hardware Kit for The Basic Coop Stand-Alone Chicken Coop

Quick Kit for
The Basic Coop
stand-alone coop (hardware only)

$69.95
SHIPS FREE

Add to Cart

Click here to add plans.

Getting two kits at once? SAVE $8. Enter discount code 2KITS (kits may ship in one box).

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PLEASE NOTE:

Chicken coop hardware kits are currently available in the U.S. only. See our return policy below.

Limit 6 kits per order. If your order exceeds current inventory, quantities will automatically adjust in your cart. Feel free to email us about availability.

If you're using a PayPal account, double-check the address you have on file, as that is where your items will be delivered by default. You will be responsible for shipping costs if we have to resend your items.

DELIVERY TIME: Kits ship via USPS Priority Mail. Please allow 1-2 days for processing and 2-3 days for delivery.

 

 

 

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Questions about the hardware kits:

 

Which chicken coop designs are the Quick Kits meant for?

We offer hardware kits for The Garden Coop walk-in chicken coop, The Garden Ark mobile chicken coop, and The Basic Coop stand-alone chicken coop designs. You can learn more about these coop designs and plans at their respective pages as well as here.

 

 

Why are the instructions sold separately?

Each of our chicken coop plans come with a detailed materials list, so you're free to shop for these same items however you'd like. The Quick Kits are offered purely as a convenience and (most likely) savings.

Keeping the plans and kits separate makes it possible for customers to get the plans first, then come back for a hardware kit later — without double paying for the plans. Of course, you're welcome to get them both at the same time too! Add your plans here.

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Why would I not get a hardware kit?

There are certain situations where getting a Quick Kit might not be the best option:

  1. You live outside of the United States. Sorry, we currently ship to addresses and P.O. boxes within the U.S. only.
  2. You're not using The Garden Coop, The Garden Ark, or The Basic Coop chicken coop plans. The hardware in the kit is very specific to these designs. You will need the plans.
  3. You intend to make major alterations to the design. Some modification to dimensions and materials should be fine. If you're planning anything more extensive, get the plans first, then decide on the kit later.
  4. Your coop will be in a coastal environment and you prefer the corrosion resistance of stainless steel hardware (very pricey) to galvanized or zinc-plated.
  5. You own a hardware store and can get your materials at cost. We can't beat that price.

 

 

Can I get a detailed list of what's in the hardware kit?

See above for a general list of what's in the kit. A detailed materials list is included in the plans. Suffice it to say, your kit will contain everything you need from that list except the bulky stuff (wood, roofing, paint/sealer, hardware cloth, pier blocks, etc.).

NOTE: On some items in the kit, quantities are less than what's on the list. For instance, the plans may call for a "1 lb. box" of a certain screw size — that being the smallest package you can get at a hardware store. But if less than a pound is plenty, your kit will contain the amount you need for your coop (plus plenty of extra screws and staples, of course).

 

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Must I buy a hardware kit in order to build my coop?

No! Our coop plans come with a detailed materials list specific to your coop, so you're free to shop for these same items however you'd like. The kits are offered for your convenience.

 

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Should I get the optional wheels for The Garden Ark?

Optional wheel assembly for The Garden Ark chicken coop hardware kitAs called for in the plans, the 6" steel hub wheels allow you to tilt and roll The Garden Ark from spot to spot in your yard. If you do not want this added mobility, or if you plan to use a larger wheel size (other modifications required), then pass on the wheels.

Otherwise, get them! This is a great price, and even with the added wheel assembly, your kit ships free.

 

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What if I have other general questions about The Garden Coop, The Garden Ark, or The Basic Coop?

Click to learn more about The Garden Coop walk-in chicken coop, The Garden Ark mobile chicken coop, and The Basic Coop stand-alone chicken coop designs. If you have any other questions, you can always email us here.

 

 

What is your return policy?

Please open and inspect your items right away! In the event that your hardware kit arrives with parts missing or damaged, you must let us know by email within seven (7) business days of receipt. In the case of damage, attach a photo to your email clearly showing the extent of the damage, if possible. We'll make it right or arrange a refund.

If you are simply not satisfied with your kit, you may return it to us in new, complete condition within 30 days of purchase for a refund of the purchase price (portion of price that covers shipping is not refundable). You are responsible for return shipping costs. Email us first to let us know that you would like to make a return, and we'll send you further instructions. We'll issue your refund once we've received your item.

 

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How long does it take for delivery?

We ship our chicken coop hardware kits via USPS Priority Mail. Please allow 1-2 days for processing and 2-3 days for delivery.

 

Do you ship outside of the U.S.?

Currently we are set up to ship within the U.S. only. This may change in the future. Our chicken coop plans, on the other hand, may be purchased internationally.

 

Other questions?

Email us.

 

 

 

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What They're Saying About Our Chicken Coop Quick Kits

 

Chicken Coop Kit

 

"I built my chicken coop using The Garden Ark hardware kit, and I can't tell you how much easier it made things. The way that you organized everything into clearly labeled ziploc bags was extremely helpful."
—Stacey, Brooklyn, NY

 

 

 

Chicken Coop Kit

 

"Everything was fantastic with the hardware kit. Our only bit of advice to others would be to build the coop first, and then get the chickens!"
—Craig and Laura, San Jose, CA

 

 

 

 

Chicken Coop Kit

 

"I just completed our coop using your plans and hardware kit and wanted to say thanks. I'm not very handy and was drawn to the detailed nature of your plans. I felt I would need a lot of guidance, and your plans provided it."
—JD, Fredericksburg, TX

 

 

 

Chicken Coop Kit

 

"As somebody who always knows everything better than anybody, I have to say there was nothing I would do different. :)"
—Wolfgang, Oak Park, IL

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chicken Coop Kit

 

"Just wanted to say thanks for making such a great product! The plans were great, and as parents with an infant, the hardware kit really saved us some time."
—Dan, River Hills, WI

 

 

 

 

 

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