Art of the Chicken Coop: A Fun and Essential Guide to Housing Your Peeps

Author(s): Chris Gleason


Keeping chickens is a trend that just keeps on growing, even for city dwellers. With this book, today's modern farmer will find plans and construction techniques for making seven different chicken coops, along with interesting chicken facts and recipes for eggs. Experienced farmer, woodworker and author Chris Gleason's hip eye for design, combined with sound woodworking techniques make the coops both attractive and sturdy. Practical information such as how to properly size a coop and how to source reclaimed materials is included. Don't miss the authors 'tour de coop' where he visits coops from other backyard farmers to find out why they keep chickens and what lessons they have to share with others interested in doing so. This book offers a whimsical and fresh perspective that reflects today's backyard farmer.

Product Information

* Author has an established reputation in DIY publishing. He was raised on a farm and has experience raising chickens. He is currently doing a solid business building and selling coops. * Filled with practical information such as where to position a coop. * Teaches how to make seven coops.

Chris Gleason is the author of several books for the DIY market. He was raised on a farm in upstate New York. He has been raising chickens in his Salt Lake City backyard for over six years and currently builds and sells chicken coops. He has owned Gleason Woodworking Studios for over 13 years.

General Fields

  • : 9781565235427
  • : Fox Chapel Publishing
  • : Fox Chapel Publishing
  • : August 2011
  • : 229mm X 190mm X 11mm
  • : August 2011
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 636.50831
  • : 160
  • : full colour throughout, 200 photographs, 20 illustrations
  • : Chris Gleason
  • : Paperback
  • : 1