Retrofit a Playhouse to a Chicken Coop Pt. 2: The Coop

Retrofit a Playhouse to a Chicken Coop Pt. 2: The Coop

Apr 5, 2011 |  by  |  On the Homestead, Raising Livestock  |  Share

“Dude, this is one of those trucks that’s so torn up it’s almost cool.”

My buddy Andre was right. And man, was it ever torn up it. Sun-worn and rusty, squishy, bald tires, cracked windshield…it hurt just to look at this thing. There was a dusty film covering the insides and cobwebs hung everywhere a cobweb could hang. Everything looked broken. Air vents, radio…everything. This ride was in bad shape; a victim of an abusive 15 years. Read More

Retrofit a Playhouse to a Chicken Coop Pt. 1: The Plan

Retrofit a Playhouse to a Chicken Coop Pt. 1: The Plan

Aug 7, 2010 |  by  |  On the Homestead, Raising Livestock  |  Share

playhouse02 300x199 Retrofit a Playhouse to a Chicken Coop Pt. 1: The PlanA backyard playhouse is cute, right? Surrounded by green grass with songbirds chirping overhead, the quaint wooden structure has a whimsical appeal. But tuck that same toy house back in the woods surrounded by towering evergreens with cobwebs clinging to every corner and suddenly it begins to lose it’s charm and look like something from the Blair Witch Project, Read More