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Repurposing Old Barns

Barns are slowly turning into historical buildings. This is sad for those of us who love them. There are still farms that use them, but most of the barns out there crumble and aren't going to be here soon. If this fills you with nostalgy you are not alone. But...

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Choosing Saws for Shed Building: Circular Saw, Jig Saw, or Hand Saw?

Ideally you need all of them, and probably not just one hand saw. In this article we'll which ones can be skipped in a non-ideal situation (to be read "low budget") and which one is for what.

Circular Saw

The circular saw is much necessary if you are going to build a...

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Pros and Cons of Metal Shed Roofs

There is big difference between a house roof and a shed roof. So before talking about pros and cons of metal roofing, you have to consider the differences. Most articles online talk about house roofs. Things are different there. A leak on a house roof can cause lots of damages....

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5 Ideas For Handling Uneven Ground

Most guides about building sheds assume that you have fairly even ground. Even we make no exception with our how to build a shed base guide. This is understandable because usually yards are flat. Usually. Come to see ours on our hilly terrain in the mountain.

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11 Useful Chicken Coop Tutorials

If you are looking to build your own chicken coop you can get some inspiration from this article. But after inspiration you'll need some practical how-to. This is what we have collected here: 11 great guides from Instructables. Enjoy and share your progress!

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