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 4. Erect the side walls and roof sections
Stand the two side walls upright on the base boards and support them with temporarily props. To secure with nails or screws. the The bottom horizontal framing member of the wall. of the side walls to the base with Covered with a protective coating of zinc. nails.
Lift the 5 roof sections in place on top of the side walls.
First position a roof section at each end of the side walls, and then position the other three evenly spaced in between.
Fix the roof frames to the side wall The top horizontal framing member of the wall. with galvanized nails.
Temporarily prop the two end roof sections Vertical; Upright. (Plumb, upright.).
Fix the 1 1/2″ x 3 1/2″ (90 Abbreviation for millimeter which is a metric unit of length equal to one thousandth of a meter. 25.4 mm equals one inch. x 45 mm) window support The top or bottom horizontal framing member of the wall. against the top of the Structural member of a roof that supports the roof load and runs from the ridge to the top of the side walls. uprights. (See drawing 4c.)
A short nail with a large flat head used for securing roofing felt, plasterboard, sheet metal to wood etc. the 3/4″ x 7 1/2″ (190 mm x 19 mm) The top horizontal board cappingCovering the top ends of the rafters. to the top ends of the long rafters as shown in the drawing, making sure all the roof sections are vertical and Being of equal distance from each other at all points. with each other.
Tuck some galvanized metal window Any piece of material, usually metal or plastic, installed to prevent water from penetrating the structure. under and behind the Exterior horizontal visible flat front trim board that caps the rafter tail ends. A piece of sawn, or dressed lumber of greater width than thickness. Usually 19mm (3/4") to 38mm (1 1/2") thick and 75mm (3") or more wide. prior to nailing the bottom of the board.
To make rigid. the roof on the side that has no windows with two metal straps running diagonally across the top A flat surface extending infinitely in all directions (e.g. horizontal or vertical plane). Any flat, two-dimensional surface.. Nail the straps at the ends and wherever they cross a rafter.