Hardware Quick Kit for The Garden Loft Large Walk-In Chicken Coop

Spend less time shopping, get exactly the parts you need, and focus on building a beautifully spacious coop for your chickens. (U.S. only.) Shipping is included!


22 in stock (can be backordered)


What’s included in your Garden Loft Hardware Quick Kit:

Your pre-shopped, pre-packaged kit includes pounds of quality hardware, comprising half of the items listed on the materials list for The Garden Loft. These include:

  • 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 (This is the kind you hammer in. If you prefer pneumatic staples, purchase those elsewhere separately to fit your stapler.)
  • Door spring and galvanized barriers for use above the piers
  • Door pulls
  • Heavy-duty landscape staples for securing hardware cloth perimeter skirt

What’s NOT included:

This kit includes the hardware only. There are still some things you’ll need to get:

  • Chicken coop plans are sold separately. 
  • Lumber, siding, and plywood
  • Roofing panels
  • Hardware cloth (a.k.a. wire mesh)
  • Paint, stain, or other wood sealer
  • Pier blocks, gravel, caulk
  • 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!

We’ve priced this kit attractively compared to 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.

Frequently Asked Questions

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 you 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! 

See the description 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).

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 one of our coop plans. The hardware in the kit is specific to our 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. 🙂

No! All of our coop plans come with a detailed materials list specific to your chosen design, so you’re free to shop for these same items however you’d like. We offer this kit for your convenience and savings.

Customer Reviews

Based on 3 reviews
John Sampson
Great hardware kit

I have made several chicken pens from the excellent plans on The Garden Coop site. I live in a small market and some pieces of hardware are difficult to find locally. So I opted for the optional hardware kit in each case and have been quite pleased. The kit is compete and the components are of high quality. All the parts are clearly labeled and the vendor seems to have thought of everything. The bags of fasteners, nails and screws, have a bit more than necessary, just in case. There is even an appropriate bit driver included in each bag. Considering that you are not being forced to buy more than you need And that the price is reasonable, the hardware kit is a welcome optional accessory to build a first class chicken coop and run that you will be proud of, that will keep your birds safe and happy, and that will last.

April Oldenburg
Make your life easy!

This hardware kit is amazing! Unless you like to run back and forth to your local hardware store or try to find something in the isles of Home Depot. This kit is a must. All the hardware you need to make building the coop so much easier. I couldn't be happier and I am so glad I ordered the hardware kit. Thank you!

Ann C.
Garden coop hardware

The box of hardware sent is fabulous. I didn’t have to go all over town searching for products

Ordering & Delivery

It is your responsibility to make sure that any project you undertake is safe, effective, and legal for your situation. The information and plans offered on this site are offered AS IS for information and entertainment purposes only.

The Garden Coop LLC makes no warranties or representations of any kind concerning the accuracy, suitability, or safety of the information contained on the site or in the plans. By using the information or ordering the plans you expressly acknowledge having read and understood this disclaimer and the waivers contained in it, and you agree to hold The Garden Coop LLC, its owners, employees, and agents or anyone else who has been involved in the creation, production, or delivery of this site or the plans harmless from any damages or injuries of any kind to you or any person that might result from your use of or reliance upon the information or from any errors, omissions, or other causes.

Uses and permissions

Unless otherwise noted, The Garden Coop LLC is the legal copyright holder of the content on this website and in the plans. Content is intended solely for the use of the purchaser, and may be printed for personal use only.

No images or content from this website or the plans may be published, resold, shared, or distributed without written consent from the copyright holder.

Keep in mind that we’ve priced the plans for personal use only. If you’d like to build our designs to sell, please contact John, the designer, directly. If you feature a coop or run built with one of our designs (even if modified) online or in other marketing materials, please use your own photography, credit the design as “Built using design plans from TheGardenCoop.com,” and link to the web address (TheGardenCoop.com).

Thanks! And contact John with any questions.

Once your payment is processed, you should be taken to a “thank you” page that has a secure download link to your plans. You will also receive an automated email from us containing your download link(s). Click on the download link and save your plans to a memorable location on your computer or device.

If you have an active spam filter, please add “info@thegardencoop.com” to your safe senders list before purchasing. If your confirmation/download email does not appear within fifteen minutes of your completed purchase, please check your junk mailbox.

Still nothing? (This happens very rarely.) Let us know, and if possible, include a phone number or alternate email address where we can reach you.

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

We ship poultry nipples, brooder bottles, veggie feeders, and coloring books via USPS First Class. Please allow 1–2 business days for processing and 2–3 days for delivery.

We ship bucket nipple waterers via USPS Parcel Select or Priority Mail depending on cost, which varies by destination. Please allow 1–2 business days for processing, 5–7 days for Parcel Select, and 2–3 days for Priority delivery. 

International orders will incur additional fees, and delivery times will vary based on destination and carrier. 

For linked items purchased through other sites (e.g., Amazon), the shipping timelines and policies of that site/marketplace apply. 

We want you to have the best coop and products for you and your chickens.

If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase, let us know within 30 days, and we will arrange a return and refund.

For digital downloads (e.g., coop plans), email to let us know that you would like a refund, and we’ll send instructions. 

For kits, waterers, and other tangible items, please open and inspect your items right away! In the event that your item 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.

You may return items to us in new, complete condition within 30 days of purchase for a refund of the purchase price, less our initial shipping costs. You will not be charged a re-stocking fee, but you are responsible for return shipping costs.

Email us first to let us know that you’d like to make a return, and we’ll send you further instructions. We’ll issue your refund once we’ve received your item.

For linked items purchased through other sites (e.g., Amazon), the return policies of that site/marketplace apply. 

Make sure to follow all manufacturers’ instructions when using tools, materials, or equipment — and use the appropriate protective devices when building, such as work gloves, eye and ear protection, boots, etc. Secure your work as you build. Know what you can handle physically as well, and work within your limits.

Remember, do-it-yourself doesn’t have to mean all by yourself. Share the fun of building with your friends, family, and neighbors!