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Author Archives: RandyCBrown
In the next few weeks, I will be designing and building a hutch for the dining room in our home. My wife has an old upright piano that she has had since she was 12 years old that no longer works. It … Continue reading
When I was eight years old, I somehow got my hands on a popular mechanics magazine. In the back, in the advertising section, I saw an ad for Havahart traps, so I wrote for a catalog. I can still remember … Continue reading
Save money and learn how to build a chicken coop with this fact-filled article. Continue reading
Predators can destroy everything you’ve invested in your chicken flock in a matter of days. Learn how to build a chicken coop the correct way and protect your investment. Continue reading
In the first two posts on How to Build a Chicken Coop, we’ve covered the types of chicken coops you can build and the different building supplies that you should think about, it’s time now to look at building a coop that will last and what you should be doing in order to maintain the structural integrity of your chicken coop.
In the last post in the series, How to Build a Chicken Coop, I talked about the different factors you should think about when trying to determine the type of chicken coop you want to build. This is important because, before you go ahead with the building process, you will want to be sure you’re getting some key factors right so you build what is required to meet your needs.
How to build a chicken coop is a question that gets asked a lot around the internet these days in part, because of the high cost of buying eggs in the grocery store, and partly because people just seem to like having chickens around. I think it’s a reminder of the good old days when life was a lot slower paced.
In today’s post, I’ll show you how to get the measurements necessary to layout the stringers that will support our stairs.
In today’s post, I’m going to talk about building stairs. Before we can build stairs, there are a few terms that you must know and understand. We’ll talk about those terms first and then get into the design and construction of stairs. Continue reading
Have you ever started projects, spent hundreds of dollars, and had to quit on those projects because you couldn’t figure out the correct measurements? Do you have a strong desire to build things, but can’t come up with the ideas or plans yourself? Have you ever needed a workbench for your shop, but just didn’t know where to start? Continue reading