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Reinventing the Chicken Coop: 14 Original Designs with Step-by-Step Building Instructions
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Reinventing the Chicken Coop: 14 Original Designs with Step-by-Step Building Instructions

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by Kevin McElroy, Matthew Wolpe
 

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Build a stylishly modern home for your poultry. Backyard chickens meet contemporary design in this inventive compilation from authors Matthew Wolpe and Kevin McElroy. Reinventing the Chicken Coop presents 14 complete building plans for chicken houses that range from the purely functional to outrageously fabulous, with designs that include water-capturing

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Build a stylishly modern home for your poultry. Backyard chickens meet contemporary design in this inventive compilation from authors Matthew Wolpe and Kevin McElroy. Reinventing the Chicken Coop presents 14 complete building plans for chicken houses that range from the purely functional to outrageously fabulous, with designs that include water-capturing roofs, built-in composting systems, and modernist architectural details.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781603428637
Publisher:
Storey Books
Publication date:
01/01/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
642,000
File size:
43 MB
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Meet the Author

Matthew Wolpe and Kevin McElroy are the owners of Just Fine Design/Build, a company that produces original pieces of furniture and small structures. In 2010, they designed a chicken coop called “Chick in a Box” that went on to win an Editor’s Choice award for design at the Bay Area Maker Faire and was featured on theMake Magazineblog, theFarmhouse Modernblog, and theTreehuggerblog. Kevin lives in Oakland, CA.


Matthew Wolpe and Kevin McElroy are the owners of Just Fine Design/Build, a studio that produces original handmade furniture and small structures. In 2010, they designed a chicken coop called “Chick in a Box” that went on to win an Editor’s Choice award for design at the Bay Area Maker Faire and was featured on theMake Magazineblog, theFarmhouse Modernblog, and theTreehuggerblog. Matthew also is a Senior Mechanician for Furniture and Carpentry at the University of California Berkeley's College of Environmental Design and teaches woodworking at The Crucible, a non-profit arts school in Oakland. Both authors live in Oakland, CA - Matthew in a 120-square-foot tiny house he designed and built.

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Reinventing the Chicken Coop: 14 Original Designs with Step-by-Step Building Instructions 2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Super easy construction ideas. Half the reading is explaining first project fundamentals. Good for a first timer maybe. Almost insulting to anyone who has ever built anything in a wood shop or has a rural upbringing. Not for me. Basic principles for first project.