Take Advantage of Skills
If your project includes electrical work, is there an electrician who can help? Perhaps you know someone skilled at pouring concrete or a skilled carpenter. Use skills from other experienced workers and volunteers to your advantage. We can walk you through roughing-in electrical wiring yourself.
Pick a Day and Time
Talk to those who are planning on helping and find a time and day that works best for everyone. This way you’ll have more people working on the project and it will get done in a timely fashion.
Plan Food and Beverages
Depending on your project, you may want to serve snacks or even a few meals. Think about how many people will be working and how long the project should take. Keeping workers fed and hydrated is key to a successful Amish barn raising. How about a barbecue? These 12 tips will help you plan the ultimate backyard barbecue.