Tag Archive: diy

Boom Pole

Boom poles are nice for picking up things and moving them around. So we built one instead of buying one. Not sure how strong this thing is, but so far so good. We have only used it for skidding logs, but there is more to come. Ours has D rings, hooks, and a square receiver …

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Again another new chicken coop

Hopefully this will be the last chicken coop/pen addition. Now we have a brooder/hospital/quarantine section, breeding section, and now this new pen which will hold all the birds. Keep in mind thou we do turn them out everyday! Free range pastured eggs are best! This new section actually comes out to approx. 24′ x 52′ …

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Transfer Tank update 3 – PROJECT COMPLETE!

Here is the final and last update on the Fuel Transfer Tank. PROJECT COMPLETE! May not be the best looking set up, but it is fully functional. In the previous post on this you can see what our approximate investment is in this project (previous post click here or at the end of this post). …

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Fuel Transfer Tank Update 2

We are close to finished! Few days back we got some more work done. For those of you that don’t know the fuel tank is right in front of the steering wheel on our tractor. You open a fuel door on top of the hood and it reveals the filler neck. About the only way …

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Chicken Coop #2

Well we decided to expand the birds, but first had to build a new coop for the adult birds and we will raise the babies in the old coop because it is more secure from predators.     Here you can see the start of the new coop. It will be 6′ tall in front, …

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First Chicken Coop

This is our first chicken coop we built. We used some left over wood from a previous project. The coop is 3’X6′. The bottom of the coop is about 3′ off the ground. We decided to paint it barn red with white trim. The chicken pen is 10’X20′. We got an awesome deal on these …

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