Progress, not Perfection, lol

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Very happy with my progress over labor day weekend!
Bought a 5 lb box of 3 inch torx screws and went to town!!!
I put 2×6×12 mudsill boards on the bottom of the runners on the outside floor frame, and one running down the middle, and that made the floor framing a breeze!
All the floor ply and wall framing I bought
“Used” for. $125.00
2×6×12′
Treated. $109.00
5lb box
Torx screws. $35.00
TOTAL,so far $269.00

-- Steve Tow

Thank everyone, I’ve been really busy with a side job I have, so I haven’t had time to go and get the wood for the rafters. Bruce, I’ll make sure I get a pic posted!! Lol, pretty much full, lol

-- Steve Tow

Thanks Bruce!
Yea, I’m a big guy, so just for me Not falling through the roof, it’s worth it! Lol
Tonight when I get off work, I’m going to take a picture of the inside of my shed,
I know everyone will get a chuckle out of that!!!
Lol
Thanks again Bruce!!!!

-- Steve Tow

A building that size , you will only save the cost of 1 rafter if you switch to 24 in center verses 16 in center . Not much savings . With the snow fall in your area I would definitely go with 16 in center.

-- Wheaties

Steve
4/12 is minimum for 3 tab roofing for it’s warranty not to be voided. the more pitch you have the less load you will have because only so much snow can stay on a steep pitched roof. Tie rafters will help but will take up room for interior storage.
having the rafters 16oc will help too, so would 2×6″ rafters .using #1 2by material will help. Any of the previous suggestions will help, all of them might be an over kill,but I like over killing builds ,it lessons the chance of having to come back later to fix something.

-- woodworking classes, custom furniture maker

Thanks every one!
Jim, I was thinking that too.
Even going 16" on center with #1 2×6’s
Would probably be a stretch!
Our 1st snow last year was 20"!!!
I think my main shed is 4/12 pitch.
Do you think if I came up with some tough 2×4 trusses fom a couple of ft up the roof, I’ll be able to get by with 24" on center and 1/2" osb (all new)? I have pallet
Osb, and some new for the sides….

-- Steve Tow

Man , what did you have in the old shop , A circular saw , square and a hammer ? You really increased the size . You will really enjoy it .

-- Wheaties

Steve
Not sure that 8" drop will work in a heavy snow load area, if you’re covering 12’ that’s less than 1in12 pitch drop. even with metal roof you really need at least 2" drop in every foot and 4" per foot would be minimum for a 3 tab roofing ,but 6" drop per ft. or more would be better.

-- woodworking classes, custom furniture maker

Hi Jim,
I was set to just tie 2×6 rafters directly to the existing rafters , which would give me about an 8" drop over the length of the 12’.
But we can get a ton of snow here,
And I haven’t bought the wood for the rafters yet…

-- Steve Tow

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