Table of Contents
- 2Something special about a wooden glasshouse
- 3The structure of the thing
- 4Rebates and trenches
- 5The wood and wood sizes
- 6The glasshouse glass - Terminologies
- 7The order of making
- 8Wood you will need
- 9Wood list per section
- 10Floor (footprint) and front elevation plans
- 11Step 1. Get and stack the wood
- 12Plans - High wall (step 2)
- 13Step 2. Make up the high (left side) wall
- 14Plans - Front wall (step 3)
- 15Step 3 after. Make up the front wall
- 16How to - Cut rebates and trenches
- 17Plans - Rear wall (step 4)
- 18Step 4 (after). Make up the rear wall
- 19Plans - Low wall (step 5)
- 20Step 5 (after). Make up the low wall
- 21Plans - Roof frame (step 6)
- 22Step 6 (after). Make up the roof frame
- 23Step 7. Make up the windows | Plans and instructions
- 24Plans - Door (step 8)
- 25Step 8. Make up the door
- 26Step 9. Paint it
- 27Step 10. Level the site area
- 28Step 11. Stand the walls
- 29Step 12. Complete and position the roof frame
- 30Step 13. Hang the door
- 31Glass sizes and quantity
- 32Step 14. Glazing time
- 33Step 15. Gutter and drainage
- 34Step 16. Get the windows working
- 35A couple of photos
Step 2. Make up the high (left side) wall
Make up the high (left side) wall according to the plan on the previous page.
The frame is 50mm x 75mm (2×3) stock except for the The bottom horizontal framing member of the wall. which is 100mm x 100mm (4×4).
The bottom The top or bottom horizontal framing member of the wall. will need to be rebated. Refer to the drawing below for the Any of the three linear measurements, length, breadth and depth..
Space the studs evenly along the frame ensuring there is one in the middle to take the A piece of wood made of three or more layers of wood veneer laminated together with glue. join.
To secure with nails or screws. three rows of Dwang; A short piece of timber set between two studs, joists, rafters or purlins to keep them rigid.. Measure and cut them as you go. Note that the rows are not in a straight line. They are staggered for ease of nailing.
The bottom plate An L-shaped cutout with one side, that is always at an end or side of a member, unlike a notch that is a U-shaped cutout. dimensions
Make up the frame on the ground and then pack it up (off the ground), level.
Fix the plywood sheets to the frame according to the plan on the previous page.
The finish materials in a building, such as narrow boards applied around openings (window trim, door trim) and vertical corner battens. off the top of the plywood 19mm (3/4″) above the top of the The top horizontal framing member of the wall..
This wall can now be used as a level working platform for making up the rest of the wall frames, the roof frame, the A horizontal framing member above the door/window opening., and the roof-windows.