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Whether you use them as potting sheds or guest houses, miniature structures are a great feature for any acreage!
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This artist and builder brings childhood fantasies to life with her hand-designed, backyard playhouses for all to enjoy.
This builder brings childhood fantasies to life with her elaborate backyard play structures, and new wheelchair accessibility project.
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Learn about the advantages and energy efficiency of timber frame buildings.
Learn about the advantages and energy efficiency of timber frame buildings.
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Extend your growing season with this easy-to-build greenhouse.
If you yearn for a longer growing season, you don’t have to pack up and head south: you can simply head to your nearest home center and pick up materials to build this hoop greenhouse. It...
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You may look at the curved design of this chicken ark and ask, “Why should I spend two or three hours behind a jigsaw when I could build some-thing simpler and squarer?” There are three good...
Since the ark is mobile (it’s a four-person job), you can move your poultry to fresh pastures as needed. Your yard or pasture, in turn, will reap the benefits of the natural fertilizer left...
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These creative chicken coops, meant to house four hens, were designed by students in the architecture program at Iowa State University.
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These creative chicken coops, meant to house four hens, were designed by students in the architecture program at Iowa State University.
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These creative chicken coops, meant to house four hens, were designed by students in the architecture program at Iowa State University.
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These creative chicken coops, meant to house four hens, were designed by students in the architecture program at Iowa State University.
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Add some interest to your landscape with a pavilion.
Building a garden pavilion provides a versatile addition to your landscape. Gatherings with friends and family, weddings, and outdoor dining are just a few of the possibilities. Kevin Boyle is a...

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