eBackroad tries to
present interesting, useful and hard-to-find country home, garden, building, craft,
woodworking and landscaping web sites. It began as architect Don
Berg's way of organizing his home and garden bookmarks, magazine
clippings and contacts into an easy-to-use search system. Don listed
sties because they had innovative products, attractive designs, extensive product lines,
exceptional customer service or valuable information. eBackroad is
expanding now to present many of the best home, garden and
family interest sites and to focus on valuable web sites
that are a little difficult to find on the Internet superhighway. It is
operated by the Berg family.
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and retailers who advertise their web sites or products. Although we try to work only with the best companies
and web sites, we can't be responsible for others' content, products
or policies. Advertisers' listings are identified as "Sponsors" throughout eBackroad.
Other web sites are listed on this site, for free, at the discretion of the
editor, in the hope that you find the information helpful. Listings
and reviews on eBackroad are not endorsements of any web sites,
individuals, services, products,
books, advice or plans. The listings and reviews are intended only to express the
opinion of their author and to provide useful information.
About the Editor
has degrees in Architecture and Fine Arts from the Rhode
Island School of Design. His designs,
interviews and articles have appeared in Home Magazine, The Old House Journal, Better
Homes and Gardens, Country Magazine, Equine Journal, Country
Extra, Yankee Home, Traditional Building Magazine, Hudson Valley Magazine, Period Homes
Magazine, Mother Earth News, Grit and many other publications. He has
been a guest and consultant on HGTV and has published fifteen
books on traditional American country building and
The Berg family's
backroad home, off a southern Vermont dirt road, is a passive solar
cottage that Don designed in the early 1980s.
Contact Don Berg
more information, please contact: Donald
J. Berg, AIA, PO Box 698, Rockville
Centre, NY 11571-0698, or call:
516-766-5585, or email:
About the Plans, Prefabs, Building Kits and Building Advice
Most of the plans, buildings and building advice presented on
eBackroad are intended for use in North America and use Imperial
(foot and inch) measurements.
Building Codes and
Building codes, materials and standards are always evolving and
changing. Today's best building methods, and the best methods
for building in your climate, are not always what are shown on
the material presented on this website.
Have all plans, material lists, products, prefabs, kits and
construction methods reviewed by your building department or by
an experienced building professional who knows local conditions
before you purchase anything or start to build. The plans,
products, prefabs, kits and material lists presented here may
have to be modified by a local professional to suit your site's
conditions, building and zoning codes and weather requirements.
information provided on this web site is intended for
adults with knowledge of the use and safety requirements
of the tools and implements needed to complete all
projects. Children should not attempt any of the
projects presented on this web site without adult
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site is listed on eBackroad, please check our review and
let us if we have it right. We're glad to change any
erroneous information or to remove your listing. We used
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