Now that you’ve made it through the quick and easy projects, welcome to the next level of DIY! I do hope you’ll continue on and give a few of these slightly more challenging projects a try. The projects in this chapter do require a bit more of a time commitment—and possibly some tricky cuts or techniques—but they all can mostly be made with the same basic tools. While they may be a bit more time-consuming, you’ll also find that the payoff is worth it.

One of my fun favorites is the Chick Jungle Gym, while the Feed Dolly and Boot Tree Stand will make your chicken keeping easier. Try one of them first or pick your own favorite—you can’t go wrong!


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