barn. Tuesday , August 01st , 2017 - 08:34:01 AM
Cut two pressure treated 4 by 4s to 5 feet long for skids.Do the same with two pressure treated 2 by 4s for the rim joists.Cut six floor joists to 45 inches long and position them between the rim joists, 16 inches on center; secure with 16d nails.Place the frame on the skids, shim it level as required, square it up and toenail the floor joists to the skids.Cover the frame with 3/4 inch exterior plywood.
There is the option to build the roof frame on top of the walls or to build the frame on the ground then raise it on top of the walls. The latter option is recommend for those who have not built a roof before. Space the roof trusses 16 inches apart from the center of the building working to the ends of the shed. The trusses should be placed directly on each wall stud.
#1. Always keep your shed level. You'll notice any settling right away when your doors don't line up or become difficult to close. If you don't remedy this, you're more apt to slam the doors or force them to close which puts pressure on the hinges and the wood joints in the door which makes them weaker and pull apart.
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