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Building a shed

Posted by Bruce M on October 31st, 1997 11:54 PM
In reply to shed by jeff on October 31st, 1997 11:19 PM [Go to top of thread]

Hi Jeff
I built a 12X16, but did it out of my head...don't think I wrote anything down so can't help you there. But a suggestion: Build it with a gambrel roof and construct your trusses on the floor deck right after you sheath it. That way you can measure, draw and put down stop blocks to make a form so you can build all trusses at once. This will save you much time. The gambrel provides great storage for long skinny things as well as a nice high place to hang things. Very handy.

Best wishes

Bruce M

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  • shed by jeff  10/31/97 11:19 PM

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