Barns And Outbuildings

Author: Byron David Halsted
Publisher: Globe Pequot
ISBN: 9781585741182
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First published in 1881, this beautiful volume presents dozens of practical examples of barns and outbuildings, both large and small - complete with illustrations, floor plans, and building instructions. Here are a wealth of designs, including a western cattle barn with covered cattle stalls and feeding apparatus; a portable pigpen with self-closing doors; a corn house and self-feeding corn crib; ice houses; springhouses; granaries; dog houses; pigeon houses; and more. Close attention is paid to choosing the correct foundation and materials for a particular structure. The reader is also taught to take into account the overall aesthetic of the farm when planning the location of one building in relation to another as well as in relation to the surrounding landscape. Combining sturdy practicality with fine craftsmanship, Barns and Outbuildings is a fascinating tribute to the beauty of the farm and the ingenuity of the American farmer. (4 1/2 X 7 1/4, 240 pages, illustrations, diagrams)

Building Small Barns Sheds Shelters

Author: Monte Burch
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 161212318X
Size: 71.95 MB
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Build your own outbuildings and enjoy the space to do more of what you love. From simple toolsheds and animal shelters to smokehouses and low-cost barns, Monte Burch guides you through everything you need to know to make your small building projects a reality. Detailed blueprints, easy-to-follow instructions, and expert advice are suited to even the first-time builder. Discover how easy it is to create your own customized spaces that will allow your passions to grow.

Monte Burch S Pole Building Projects

Author: Monte Burch
Publisher: Storey Publishing, LLC
ISBN: 9780882668598
Size: 70.31 MB
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Whether you’re interested in building a simple wood shed or a two-car garage, a pole building can save you time and money. Stressing the versatility and practicality of pole building construction techniques, Monte Burch offers complete plans and clear step-by-step instructions for building more than 25 structures that include a barbecue shelter, grape arbor, and even a large hay barn. Easily adaptable to your specific needs and landscape, pole buildings require no foundation, limited grading, and few materials.

Building Or Renovating A Small Barn For Your Horse

Author: Jackie Clay
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1603423567
Size: 48.88 MB
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Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles in this series, and their remarkable popularity reflects the common desire of country and city dwellers alike to cultivate personal independence in everyday life.

The Complete Guide To Building Classic Barns Fences Storage Sheds Animal Pens Outbuildings Greenhouses Farm Equipment Tools

Author: Atlantic Publishing Group, Inc.
Publisher: Atlantic Publishing Company
ISBN: 160138372X
Size: 62.85 MB
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With their classic barns and fences, American small farms, and the buildings that support these farms, serve a much-needed purpose as much today as then have in the past. Even with the advent of new technology frequently used on farms, these buildings have changed relatively little and are still used to house the animals that so many small farm owners work with and the feed, supplies, and equipment needed to maintain those animals. Every well-meaning farmer or property owner with livestock, small animals, or farming equipment has need of a barn or a series of outbuildings. Unfortunately, many farmers now rely on expensive contractors and construction companies to do a job many farmers traditionally undertook themselves. Knowing how to build these structures is not only a lost American art form, it is also a skill that can save you thousands of dollars. This book has been designed to ensure everyone who has ever thought of building their own barns, outbuildings, or animal pens knows exactly what is entailed-from inception of the design to the final construction stages. You will learn exactly what you need to start building outbuildings, barns, farming equipment, and farm supplies. For each of the structures showed within this book, you will learn the required dimensions and extra space you might not have previously considered, including space for your motorized Machinery, a workshop for maintaining your equipment, and loft space for hay bales, feed, and farming equipment. Regardless of what you need for your small farm or property, you will have a complete list of detailed building design plans. You will learn which building materials are best for creating your needed items as well as the best designs and methods of buildings. The companion CD-ROM contains design plans in PDF format for all the structures shown in the book plus bonus plans. Each design plan offers detailed instructions, supply lists, and diagrams. This book offers plans for building barns, storage structures, animal pens, storage sheds, and greenhouses. It also offers plans for building gates, fences, wagons, farm equipment, and other structures and equipment necessary for the success of your small farm. If you are looking to save thousands of dollars by building your own farm structures and equipment; this book will walk you through every step of the design, preparation, and construction process, ensuring success and capturing the lost art of small farm self-sufficiency.

Barns And Outbuildings

Author: Byron D. Halsted
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9781599216867
Size: 72.87 MB
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Time-honored designs for erecting any farm structure from dairy barn to smokehouse. Includes 250 historical and practical illustrations.

Storey S Basic Country Skills

Author: John Storey
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1603427376
Size: 50.37 MB
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Whether you live on a small suburban lot or have a many acres in the country, this inspiring collection will empower you to increase your self-sufficiently and embrace a more independent lifestyle. A variety of authors share their specialized knowledge and provide practical instructions for basic country skills like preserving vegetables, developing water systems, keeping farm animals, and renovating barns. From sharpening an axe to baking your own bread, you’ll be amazed at the many ways learning traditional skills can enrich your life.

Making Your Small Farm Profitable

Author: Ron Macher
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1603425357
Size: 79.24 MB
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Turn your farm into a cash cow! Ron Macher offers a host of simple strategies for increasing your farm earnings, from purchasing durable equipment to growing economically viable crops. A seasoned expert in farm efficiency, Macher shows you how to locate a lucrative niche market for your products, optimize sales, and minimize costs. Whether you’re buying a new farm or jump-starting an old one, Macher’s savvy tips will help you turn your enterprise into a profitable business.

Hobby Farming For Dummies

Author: Theresa A. Husarik
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118052536
Size: 34.47 MB
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Do you long for the country life? Hobby Farming For Dummies is a practical guide that will show you how to handle all the basics of small-scale farming, from growing healthy crops to raising livestock and managing your property. You'll see how to decide what to farm, provide shelter and utilities, select plants, and protect your investment. It's all you need to dig in and start growing! You’ll get a real idea of what it really means to jump from your current lifestyle to a life farming in the countryside. You’ll get the information you need to decide if the farming lifestyle is right for you and your personality. You’ll learn everything you need to know about property and how to access a power supply. You’ll get practical advice on which animals would work best for your farm and you’ll learn how to acquire them and what you need to know about caring for them properly. You’ll get help with all of the major decisions like whether you’re better off with subsistence farming or a more ambitious project. Find out how to: Make from change to a farm lifestyle Get along with your neighbors Find and buy rural properties Select and maintain equipment Raise and care for animals Use and preserve food items Avoid common farming pitfalls Choose plans for your farm Complete with lists of the ten unique opportunities for fun and the top ten misconceptions about farm living, Hobby Farming For Dummies will help you discover how you can live the simple life.