The Backyard Homestead Book of Building Projects

76 Useful Things You Can Build to Create Customized Working Spaces and Storage Facilities, Equip the Garden, Store the Harvest, House Your Animals, and Make Practical Outdoor Furniture

by Spike Carlsen

Series: Backyard Homestead

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ISBNs
  • 9781612120850
  • 9781603428460

Gardeners, small farmers, and outdoor living enthusiasts will love this compilation of 76 rustic DIY projects. From plant supports and clotheslines to a chicken coop, a greenhouse, and a root cellar with storage bins, most of the projects are suitable for complete novices, and all use just basic tools and easy-to-find materials. You’ll find techniques to build whatever your outdoor world is missing, with additional tips to live sustainably, happily, and independently. 


  • Storey Publishing, LLC; March 2014
  • ISBN: 9781603428460
  • Read online, or download in secure PDF or secure ePub format
  • Title: The Backyard Homestead Book of Building Projects
  • Series: Backyard Homestead
  • Author: Spike Carlsen
  • Imprint: Storey Publishing, LLC
Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 9781612120850
  • 9781603428460

In The Press

"Master carpenter Spike Carlsen shares 76 plans for making a self-sufficient life easier and better organized.”

Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 9781612120850
  • 9781603428460