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Shopping List and Glossary
Note: Most of the Any of the framing wood. quantities in the shopping list below are given in total In a straight unbroken line. (running) amounts. Individual part lengths are given in the Parts List.
Nails / Screws / Fasteners / Miscellaneous
500gms (1 lb) 38mm (1 1/2″) Flathead Covered with a protective coating of zinc. nails for Flashing that covers or caps the ridge of a roof. and hurricane ties.
500gms (1 lb) 50mm (2″) Galvanized nails for Roof A protective covering of boards or plywood applied to the studs or rafters of a building to strengthen it and serve as a foundation for a weatherproof exterior.
1.5kg (3 1/2 lbs) 60mm (2 1/2″) Galvanized nails for Plumb, upright. boards
1.5kg (3 1/2 lbs) 75mm (3″) Galvanized nails for Narrow board used to cover claddingThe exterior surface of a building. joins or used for decorative purposes. and trims
6kg (13lbs) 90mm (3 1/2″) Galvanized nails for Boards used to cover the roof., and all framing
175 38mm (1 1/2″) Timber, lumber. The hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees screws (exterior) for A horizontal framing member above the door/window opening., hinges, A strip of wood or a small batten that is attached to the door jambs on both sides and on top of the door thus stopping or limiting draught and/or rain..
7 of 30mm (1 1/4′) wide x 300mm (12″) long galvanized Short lengths of metal strap 25×1 (1/16×1) used to fix members together to resist uplift. ties for Tie Running parallel with the slope of the roof at the gable. top plates and rafters together.
10 150mm (6″) Hurricane ties for Securing rafters to The top horizontal framing member of the wall..
1 piece 2400 (8ft) 100×100 (4×4) galvanized L shaped metal Any piece of material, usually metal or plastic, installed to prevent water from penetrating the structure. for The horizontal line at the top of opposing sloping sides of a roof running parallel with the building length. flashing.
6 150mm (6″) T-Hinges for Doors
2 100mm (4″) Slide bolts for Door hardware
1 The locking device on a door or window. How much the teeth are angled out on a circular saw blade. for Door hardware
A building paper that envelops the exterior walls or roof frame prior to the cladding being fixed. Reduces air movement and helps avoid the risk of water ingress.
22 sq meters (230 sq ft) Building A cover or protection such as a building paper that envelops the exterior walls or roof frame prior to the cladding being fixed. Reduces air movement and helps avoid the risk of water ingress. / A building paper that envelops the exterior walls or roof frame prior to the cladding being fixed. Reduces air movement and helps avoid the risk of water ingress. for cover
2 pieces 2400mm (96″) 100×100 (4×4) Pressure treated. Refers to lumber that is treated in such a way that the sealer is forced into the pores of the wood. Refers to lumber pressure sprayed with chemicals to lengthen its life expectancy for outside use or inground applications. lumber for Skids
23 meters (75ft) 100×50 (2×4) Treated lumber for Floor frame
100 meters (330ft) 100×50 (2×4) Framing lumber for Wall and roof framing
90 meters (295ft) 250×25 (1×10) boards suitable for exterior use for The outer covering of a building meant to shed water and protect from the effects of weather. and roof boards
50 meters (164 ft) 75×25 (1×3) battens suitable for exterior use for Siding vertical battens
7 meters (23ft) 50×25 (1×2) battens suitable for exterior use for Door The part of the plywood wall panels that overlaps the door and window frame, and protrudes into the door or window area and covers any gaps between the door/window and the surrounding frame. It acts as a stop for the door and also stops the rain getting in. and A vertical molding attached to one door of a pair (at their meeting edges) thus sealing them when shut. The astragal closes the clearance gap.
28 meters (92ft) 100×25 (1×4) stock suitable for exterior use for Exterior corners, around door opening, A piece of board that caps the top of the rake board and the ends of the roof boards. and door braces
4 pieces 1800mm (72″) 150×25 (1×6) stock suitable for exterior use for Angle of roof. boards (The roof ends and walls that form an inverted "V". Exterior horizontal visible flat front trim board that caps the rafter tail ends.)
10 pieces 2250mm (90″) 150×25 (1×6) A joint in which a protrusion (tongue) that runs along the edge of a board fits into a matching groove that runs along the edge of another board. Boards shaped with a tongue on one edge and a groove on the other so that they can be fitted together without gaps. suitable for exterior use for Door slats
3 Sheets 12mm x 1200 x 2400 ( 1/2″ x 4 ft x 8 ft) A piece of wood made of three or more layers of wood veneer laminated together with glue. suitable for exterior use for Roof sheathing
2 Sheets 18mm x 1200 x 2400 ( 3/4″ x 4 ft x 8 ft) plywood suitable for exterior use for Floor