1985 - Volume #9, Issue #5, Page #10[ Sample Stories From This Issue | List of All Stories In This Issue | Print this story | Read this issue]
Build Your Own Farm Shop
The 32-page book, which sells for $5, provides detailed discussion of site selection, shop size, construction, equipment needed, and presents several examples of floor plans. Details are included for sliding doors, endwalls, framing, aprons, floor drains, insulation, and work benches. Detailed plans are given for four shop sizes: 24 by 32 ft., 32 by 40 ft., 40 by 48 ft. and 48 by 56 ft.
Plans include a heated officewith washroom and space for farm records, tool catalogs and service manuals. It also discusses methods of remodeling existing buildings, such as a conventional two-story dairy barn, into an efficient farm shop.
Contact: FARM SHOW Followup, Midwest Plan Service, 122 Davidson Hall, ISU, Ames, Iowa 50011 (ph 515 294-4337).
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