Category Archives: wood

Building a Chicken Tractor

Well this is my third attempt at a chicken tractor. This time I used new lumber, not water rotted wood scraps, so that helped immensely. I totally believe in re-purposing old lumber, but I learned the hard way that if … Continue reading

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Play Kitchen

A few days ago a beautiful family heirloom came to live with us at our house. This play kitchen was made by one of my husband’s forefathers for one of his foremothers. We’re still a little fuzzy on the details. … Continue reading

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The Fence Is (halfway) Up

I did it. I feel very proud. Half of the fence is free of vines and standing upright in the garden. Today I planted along it as well.

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New Fun Batch of Natural Toys

Today I took River to the doctor and then afterwards we hit up my favorite kids resale shop, Sweetpea, on SE 13th Ave. Well we lucked out, because today these guys had everything I was looking for. Check it out … Continue reading

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Chicken Wire on the Chicken Tractor

The chicken tractor with wire draped over it. Hope to attach it as soon as I get my hands on some staples.

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Picture of the chicken tractor so far

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Started the Chicken Tractor

This afternoon I laid out the wood for the chicken tractor once more. I screwed the frame together and nailed the pieces that form the two end triangles. The first triangle is now partially attached to the frame. Next I … Continue reading

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