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BARNS, SHEDS & OUTBUILDINGS, 4TH EDITION
BARNS, SHEDS & OUTBUILDINGS, 4TH EDITION

BARNS, SHEDS & OUTBUILDINGS, 4TH EDITION

Enhance your property with a beautiful outbuilding! Whether you want to build one yourself or order a project plan, this guide contains step-by-step instructions for constructing and designing more than 100 barns, sheds, and other types of outbuildings in various shapes and sizes.

Providing an overview of safety, planning, tools, and materials, this handbook will teach you everything you need to know about foundations, framing, roofing, wiring, and more. Then choose between designing and building a shed or barn from scratch, buying a kit, or ordering a plan package within the book's pages. The sound and inspiring content will also help you prepare, plan, design, and decide which outbuilding option is best for you!

What's in this book?

  • Over 100 outbuilding projects and plans for barns, sheds, and garages
  • An overview of planning, tools, materials, and safety tips
  • Detailed chapters on foundations, framing, siding, roofing, wiring, plumbing, and finishing touches
  • Step-by-step instructions for every aspect of the construction process, with coordinating full-color photography
  • Blueprint plan packages to easily order, along with PDF and CAD files
  • A terms glossary and a list of additional resources
THE BEST OF GRIT
THE BEST OF GRIT

THE BEST OF GRIT

This first Best of Grit edition covers a wide range of topics, including the best articles on gardening, comfort food recipes, livestock, tools and equipment, do-it-yourself projects, wildlife, and country life.

Nearly 30 articles make up this 113-page guide. Read how to earn a living on a farm by growing vegetables and raising animals for the market. Discover an easy, no-knead artisan bread recipe guaranteed to make everyone a baker. Learn how to hatch a flock with insider tips on incubating eggs and more. Enjoy your best hunting season yet by following our guide to hunting deer, turkeys, dove, pheasant, and more.

Other articles include:

  • How Much Does a Garden Really Grow? – How one gardener cut nearly $50 off her grocery bill with suburban vegetable gardening.
  • Pizza Perfection – Forget takeout and turn your kitchen into a pizzeria.
  • Farming the Wind – Landowners all over the United States have discovered a new crop that’s a breeze to cash in on.
  • Nature’s Hidden Language – Watching for signs of wildlife leads to amazing finds in the animal kingdom.
  • Field Guide to Farmers and Ranchers – Listen to this lingo and look in their trucker to be sure.