Job #1 - What Size?
Job #2 - Framework
Job #3 - Foundation
Job #4 - Walls
Job #5 - Roof
Job #6 - Doors
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Wall Panels Are Identical -
All wall panels are identical. Make one, test it for rigidity and fit, then use It as a pattern for the others.
For Walls -
For Roof -
Nail Outside wall panels before roof: roof eaves get in the way.
Rough panel edges can be covered: requires trim.
Plywood. siding panels, flakeboard. fiber
reinforced plastic, lattice
1 x 4 Reinforcing strips
10 Trim strips (cove molding Or sawn) w~ii
Galvanized nails & caulk
Makes use of struts as trim; requires 1 x 2 nailers; requires more careful panel cuts.
Same as Option #1
Easy, decorative, little Waste.
3/4" Drop siding, lap siding. etc. Galvanized nails & caulk
Fig. 1 Extra Struts For Stapling
Fig. 2 Wrap Rolls Around
Fig. 3 Covering Top
Fig. 4 Double Glazing For Insulation
Screen-house, greenhouse, solar collectors.
Wide screening (fiberglass)
4 or 6 mil plastic
Extra support struts
Screen molding or sawn strips
Staples, small galvanized nails
1. Apply screen or plastic after painting Struts & molding - much easier.
2. Rip saw moldings from 3/4" clear pine - much less expensive than finished molding.
More to come soon
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2013 June 18