HomeMade

Here is just the thing for the handyman of the family. Whatever you want to build, whether it is for your home, your garden, or your farm, check out this book for ideas.

HomeMade

HomeMade: 101 Easy-to-Make Things for Your Garden, Home, or Farm by Ken Braren and Roger Griffith provides a drawing and a brief summary for each project. Many of the projects also include exact dimensions. Others are less specific and more for brainstorming purposes.

Take a look at the list of things you can build with the help of HomeMade:

  • Workbenches.
  • Basement closets.
  • Root cellars.
  • Lawn chairs.
  • Tool sheds.
  • Compost bins.
  • Plant supports.
  • Gates.
  • Bird feeders.
  • Loading chutes.
  • Stables.
  • Incubators.
HomeMade

Many useful skills are explained, as well, such as:

  • How to clean and store paintbrushes.
  • How to sharpen tools.
  • How to build a compost pile that will actually compost.
  • How to bale hay on a small scale.
  • How to tighten a fence.

Are you ready to build something?

By hsotr

Pulling from nearly 20 years of experience, Michelle Lindsey started Homestead on the Range to help Kansans and others around flyover country achieve an abundant country lifestyle. Michelle is the author of four country living books. She is also a serious student of history, specializing in Kansas, agriculture, and the American West. When not gardening or pursuing hobbies ranging from music to cooking to birdwatching, she can usually be found researching or writing about her many interests.