Category Archives: New Purpose for Misc. Items

PALLET WOOD PLANT BED BORDER

Sometime last year, I decided to create some defined bed spaces for the plants that were growing up near the house.  Up to this point the plants just came out of the ground where they were planted and my husband … Continue reading

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UP-CYCLED PRODUCE BAG SKEIN KEEPER

Although I have been unraveling sweaters that I bought on clearance, I had a project earlier this year that required so much yarn that I had to resort to the standard skein. I had a relative getting married, and I … Continue reading

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PALLET WOOD NEST BOXES

In preparation for our hens to start laying, my husband did some research about nest box sizes and styles, and built a set of nest boxes for our chickens out of pallet wood. The front of the boxes is eight … Continue reading

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DIY POULTRY FEEDER

The time finally came when our chicks outgrew their little chick feeder.  Since we only have four hens (at least we think they’re hens!) and we move them about during the day to feed in the yard, I decided that … Continue reading

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PORTABLE WATER FOR THE CHICKENS

Summer rush has prevented me from posting in a more timely manner, and I have more projects completed than I have time to write about. But I hope to squeeze in as many as I can in the available time! … Continue reading

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IMPROVISED CHICKEN “PECK AND PLAY”

Our chickens have grown so much! They have their feathers in now and no longer need to have a heat lamp to keep them warm. They also need more space, so we decided it was time to move them outside. … Continue reading

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PALLET STORAGE SHELF

When the floor of the storage room at our church began to fill up, and it became difficult to walk in, I looked around for some inexpensive way to make use of our vertical space. Since pallet wood has enjoyed … Continue reading

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