Table of Contents
- 2Wood sizes and measurements
- 3Step 1. The greenhouse base
- 4Step 2. The side wall-frames
- 5Step 3. The roof frame sections
- 6Step 4. Erect the side walls and roof sections
- 7Step 5. The end wall frames
- 8Step 6. The doors
- 9Step 7. The windows
- 10Step 8. The greenhouse cover
- 11A 30° angle pattern and a 60° angle pattern
- 12Your project photos
Step 1. The Structure used for growing plants. Natural sunlight comes in through glass or plastic panels and the temperature and humidity is controlled to provide ideal growing conditions. A building made with translucent (light transparent, usually glass or fiberglass) walls conducive to plant growth. base
Use 4″ x 4″ (100 Abbreviation for millimeter which is a metric unit of length equal to one thousandth of a meter. 25.4 mm equals one inch. x 100 mm) 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., or natural decay-resistant, Rough sawn; Not gauged, planed or dressed. Timber, lumber. The hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees to make the base.
Make a Four-sided figure with four right angles. 8ft” x 10ft” (2400 mm x 3000 mm) as shown in the drawing above. To secure with nails or screws. the wood together in the corners by using Covered with a protective coating of zinc. nails and A short nail with a large flat head used for securing roofing felt, plasterboard, sheet metal to wood etc. plates.
Before you site (position) the base, make sure the ground where the base will rest is level and firm.
Use a level or a water level to check the grade, and dig accordingly to level the ground directly beneath where the wood will be sitting.
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Check that the two diagonal measurements are equal. If they are not, make any necessary adjustments. When the diagonals are equal, then the base is square.
Secure the base in place by driving stakes into the ground around the boundary..
Nail the stakes to the base and cut Being even with. any stakes protruding higher than the base wood.