Barns and Outbuildings: And How to Build Them (Paperback)

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Barns and Outbuildings: And How to Build Them (Paperback)

By Byron D. Halstead (Editor)

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A fascinating tribute to the beauty of the farm and the ingenuity of the American farmer

First published in 1881, Barns and Outbuildings, Third Edition presents dozens of practical examples of barns and outbuildings, both large and small, complete with 250 illustrations, floor plans, and building instructions for easy use.

Inside you will find a wealth of design ideas for:

  • Chicken coops
  • Western cattle barns with covered stalls
  • Portable pigpens with self-closing doors
  • Dairy, sheep, and horse barns
  • Ice houses and spring houses
  • Smoke houses
  • Granaries
  • Dog, bird, and pigeon houses
  • And much more

Also included are tips on how to choose the correct foundation and materials for your particular structure and how to take into account the overall aesthetics of your farm when planning your new building. Combining sturdy practicality with fine craftsmanship, Barns and Outbuildings is an excellent homesteading helper that will engage new audiences, from builders to history buffs to craft lovers.

n/a--previously published in 1881
Product Details ISBN: 9781493076567
ISBN-10: 1493076566
Publisher: Lyons Press
Publication Date: October 1st, 2024
Pages: 236
Language: English