Posts Tagged ‘hardware’

In this prior post, I wrote about George ripping out the carpet on our stairwell so we could redo the flooring. We were debating how to do the new flooring: put in hardwood, stain the wood that was under the carpet, etc.¬† George had the idea to paint the wood that was under the stairs […]

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UPDATE December, 2014: It seems this page has been picked up on several other websites. Some people have had questions and concerns about the purpose and use of this setup. This setup was planned for use in a small backyard when we lived in a townhouse. The intention never was to have the chickens confined¬†under […]

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Martha and I would like to share with you our experience building our own Barrel Top Bar Hives (TBH). This is not meant to be a step-by-step tutorial, but rather a general overview of the steps we took and lessons learned during the process,. There are plenty of excellent step-by-step tutorials out on the internet […]

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You may recall that we decided on Top Bar Hives for our homestead, but beyond the general category of hives we still had to pick an actual design and find or create some plans. Some of the options were all wood top bar hives that look like miniature Noah’s Arks. Others are designed to be […]

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