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Find new life for an old barn by salvaging the wood. Reclaimed wood is perfect for many uses and lets you preserve a part of history.
Radio interview source: Kenny Goodwin, Owner, Wisconsin Barn Board & Beam Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below   Keeping salvaged wood from old barns has its...
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Shopping for the right gate gets confusing when you have to decipher gauges. Choosing a gate by weight rather than gauge gives you a clearer picture of strength.
Radio interview source: Todd Harne, Plant Manager, Tarter Tube Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below   Metal, wood, wire, and vinyl gates are great gate options,...
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A log home might be the perfect fit for your rural property. Here are tips on planning and construction.
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Electric or propane furnaces aren't the only way to keep warm in the winter. Consider these alternative heat sources.
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A shop can serve many purposes on an acreage -- a place to store and repair tractors and other equipment, weld, do woodworking and garden preparation, and even play games and relax.
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These floor plans incorporate different features. Pick and choose to customize a plan of your own.
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A barn beautifully restored in an 8-year endeavor
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See how landowners across the country have improved their property with beautiful, functional wood barns from Sand Creek Post & Beam.
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Draw inspiration from these amazing quilts and create one for your barn!
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Chicken Coop
Keala Timko and her sister Coleen designed and constructed a beautiful "Coop de Ville" with features including a scenic country mural and a porch to enjoy the barnyard. Check out these...

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