2017-11-17

Framing lumber receives 2 coats of primer

I apply two coats of Zinnser Bullseye 123 Primer (white or gray) before assembly. The flooring system and at least the bottom two (2) inches of framing will receive primer.

2017-11-16

Accurate to within 1/64 of an inch

John sets up the saw table, it's 13 feet long. We'll cut the lumber accurate to within 1/64" of an inch.

2017-11-11

Shed build begins

208 8-foot 2" x 4"s arrive Friday.


Saturday I grade and sort the 2" x 4"s. About 2/3 will make excellent framing, that is, 7-foot lengths (on right). One third (on left) is downgraded for other (shorter) uses. The are stacked to air dry.


Shed design

I am studying this series of 16 shed-building videos: https://www.youtube.com/user/CountryLifeMedia.
Matching plans
http://countrylifeprojects.com/shedplan/
and sketchup 3-d models
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BWqsp6RnTgY
excel spreadsheet ready to go