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Greenhouse Project

a greenhouse made off a buildeazy plan

How to build a Greenhouse

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Page Contents
1: Introduction, Description, Position
2: Sizes, Angles, What you will need
3: Making the base
4: Making the side wall-frames
5: Making the roof sections
6: Erecting the side walls and roof
7: Making the end walls and doors  you are on this page
8: Making the window, The cover
Appendix 60° and 30° Angle patterns
Appendix Photos of finished project
User Photos/Comments

Step 5. The end wall frames

greenhouse frong frame

This is pretty much measure, cut, and fix as you go.
Before you start, ensure the side walls are plumb (vertical).

For all wall framing lumber, use 1 1/2"x 3 1/2" (90mm x 45mm) treated, or natural decay-resistant lumber.

Cut the door studs to size and fix in place. They should be 36 3/4" (920mm) apart to allow for the door.

Cut the door head to size and fix in place. It should be 72 3/4" (1820mm) above the base to allow for the door

Cut the top plates to size and fix them in place.

Cut the bottom plates to size and fix them in place.

Measure, cut and fix the bracing members.

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Step 6. The doors

greenhouse door plan

Make two doors as per above dimensions.
The front door and the back door.
Make the doors 3/4" (20mm) smaller than the opening.

Use 1 1/2" x 1 1/2" (45mm x 45mm) stock for the stiles (side upright pieces), and use 1 1/2" x 3 1/2" (90mm x 45mm) stock for the three horizontal rails.

Make the door frames up on a flat surface. Ensure the frames are square and then nail the gussets in place on both sides of the doors.

Hinge the doors in place and fit handles or padbolts of your choice.


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