Table of Contents
- 2About the measurements
- 3Materials List
- 4Floor, Roof and Stud layout
- 5Plans - front elevation and roof section
- 6The floor and wall frames
- 7Standing the frames and the and the roof beam
- 8The roof frame and the sheathing
- 9The roof trim and roof cover
- 10The vertical boards and battens
- 11The Door
- 12Installing the door
- 13Nailing and Fastening Information
Standing the frames and the and the roof A supporting member.
3. Wall-Frame Blocks, see Block.
To secure with nails or screws. four evenly spaced rows of blocking between all the studs. This is best done while the wall frames are still lying on the ground.
The blocking gives the exterior Plumb, upright. boards something substantial to be nailed to.
Use 90mm (3 1/2″) Covered with a protective coating of zinc. nails for all framing.
4. Standing the Frames
Lift the four shed frames upright onto the floor and A short nail with a large flat head used for securing roofing felt, plasterboard, sheet metal to wood etc. them together at the corners ensuring that the corners of the frames are Being even with..
Position the wall frames on the floor so that the outside edges of the bottom plates are flush with the outer edge of the floor.
Commence nailing the bottom plates to the floor beginning as close as possible to the corner studs at all four corners and then continuing the rest of the way along the plates but DO NOT NAIL the The bottom horizontal framing member of the wall. in the A horizontal framing member above the door/window opening. opening as that part is to be discarded.
Cut out the bottom The top or bottom horizontal framing member of the wall. in the door opening with a hand saw.
Make the walls Vertical; Upright. (vertical) and fix a 75mm x 25mm (1″ x 3″) To make rigid. to the inside of each wall running diagonally from The top horizontal framing member of the wall. to bottom plate. The bracing is only temporary and can be discarded once the exterior The exterior surface of a building. is on.
5. The Roof Beam
Cut and fix the two beam supports on top of (and in the middle of) the front and rear wall frame top plates. The roof beam can then be cut to length and fixed in place on top of the two beam supports.
Cut four end rafters as per the ‘Structural member of a roof that supports the roof load and runs from the ridge to the top of the side walls. Detail’ drawing and fix in place.
Make plumb and temporarily brace. See drawing.