Category: Funky-Chicken-Newsletter

Exciting Happenings at Jamaica Cottage Shop !!! – By Kim Rak

National Geographic’s Top Rated TV Show “Building Wild”, and the well known TV hosts, “The Cabin Kings”, have partnered with Jamaica Cottage Shop, to bring you the story on how a large cabin kit can be built to suit your needs – and Jamaica Cottage Shop’s exciting hot new design, the 20′ x 30′ Timber Frame Home […]

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More on ~ Building Custom: Having the Answers Ready. by Kim Rak

This option is crazy pretty. Apparently, Jamaica Cottage Shop has been making these hand forged iron (local) pieces available since they started making buildings in 1995.  I think they are a wonderful way to make a building a little extra special, and they are both affordable, and unique.  I especially like the hinges. But, hang […]

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Cabin Kings Partners with Jamaica Cottage Shop to Showcase Sugar Shack
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Cabin Kings Partners with Jamaica Cottage Shop to Showcase Sugar Shack

SOUTH LONDONDERRY, Vt., March 17, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Cabin Kings of the popular National Geographic reality TV program, “Building Wild,” have joined forces with Jamaica Cottage Shop to build one of their 20 x 30 rough cut timber frame cabin kits – also known as the sugar shack. The show is expected to […]

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Mud Season – By Kim Rak

If you don’t live in New England, you might never have even heard of this extra season. I spent the first 50+ years of my life “enjoying” the pros and cons of this short time, where it falls in between winter & spring. It’s a curious time of t-shirt days, often snowy nights, and rushing […]

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Sugar Shacks & Sugaring Houses: the Company that makes the DIY Plans, Prefabricated Kits and Fully Assembled Buildings. by Kim Rak

I wondered how many companies make sugar shack buildings. A quick google search didn’t answer my question. Is there really only one company selling a comprehensive selection of this classic building? Seems so. Jamaica Cottage Shop, in picturesque Southern Vermont, has quietly been building an extensive inventory of homesteading buildings for 20 plus years now. […]

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Who Knew That Roofing Could Be So Cute? By Kim Rak

I seriously procrastinated writing this article, because I wasn’t sure I knew how to tell everyone that such a mundane thing like (insert yawn here) roofing shingle options, might actually be better then you imagined. The more I hemmed, and then hawed, and then hemmed some more…I started to think about how maybe this story […]

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Add Color with Inexpensive Metal Roofing Options (to Dramatically Change a Basic Model) – By Kim Rak

Every time I am immersed in the Jamaica Cottage Shop’s photo albums (50,000 plus pics to eventually glean), methodically organizing them by categories, I start to see sub-categories that I really want to show off. Hence, the article on metal shed roofing options. It is a simple way to change a basic design, and it’s […]

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Pre-fab Cabin Kits Are Designed Around Century-Old Construction Techniques
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Pre-fab Cabin Kits Are Designed Around Century-Old Construction Techniques

SOUTH LONDONDERRY, Vt., Feb. 23, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jamaica Cottage Shop, Inc., values tradition. As a result, its pre-fabricated cabins, tiny houses and storage shed kits are designed to be constructed based on techniques learned from previous generations. Domenic Mangano, owner, Jamaica Cottage Shop, says that one of its most popular and substantial floor […]

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What to expect when you order the 6’ x 8’ ~Greenhouse~ as a Pre-Cut Kit – By Kim Rak

While writing, organizing, and creating content for the past 6 months, for Jamaica Cottage Shop, several things became abundantly clear to me. Not only does this company have an amazing amount of inventory to choose from, but most importantly, the products are beautiful, strategic in their design, and the process for you to build them […]

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Consumer Demand for Tiny Houses Drives Vermont Company to Redesign Product Offerings
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Consumer Demand for Tiny Houses Drives Vermont Company to Redesign Product Offerings

SOUTH LONDONDERRY, Vt., Feb. 17, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jamaica Cottage Shop, Inc. announced this week the launch of its new website, dynamically designed to showcase its post and beam tiny house kits, small cabins, sheds and cottages. Domenic Mangano, owner, Jamaica Cottage Shop, explains that the new website was well timed for its launch […]

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