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The Best Backyard Sheds for 2019 Reviews
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The Best Backyard Sheds for 2019 Reviews

When it comes to making a large purchase for your homestead there are overwhelming choices across the internet. Choosing a garden shed is further complicated with financing, logistics and designs. Many of the popular solutions include simple and flimsy materials that are inadequate against mother nature. Composite wood, plastic, tube and tarps even steel buildings […]

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What can you NOT live without? Take the Quiz
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What can you NOT live without? Take the Quiz

  Submitted by Domenic Mangano, he is the founder and senior designer of Jamaica Cottage Shop, Inc. After thousands of builds, he now regularly shares his knowledge and experiences of building the tiny houses for sale at Jamaica Cottage Shop. The Vermont company started in 1995 and offers an impressive array of designs in several formats […]

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The Maple Sugar Book by the well known pioneering New Englanders

Helen & Scott Nearing From their famous “Good Life” series “Maple sugaring was an important source of cash for the Nearings, as it continues to be for many New England farmers today. This book is filled with a history of sugaring from Native American to modern times, with practical tips on how to sap trees, […]

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Handmade Houses: A Guide to the Woodbutcher’s Art

Handmade Houses: A Guide to the Woodbutcher’s Art By Art Boericke/Barry Shapiro This book is strongly suggested for anyone looking for inspiration. This compilation of photos is a great visual library for getting those creative juices flowing. [button

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