Table of Contents
- 1Introduction, measurements, wood sizes
- 2Material requirements
- 3The Plans
- 4The Plans (continued)
- 5The Instructions
- 6Making the walls
- 7Adding battens, window/door openings
- 8Levelling the floor and standing the walls
- 9Making the roof
- 10Fitting the ridge capping
- 11Fitting the valley boards
- 12Making the door
- 13Fitting the door
Fitting the valley boards
Step 11. Fitting the valley boards
Make up the four valley boards out of 50mm x 25mm (1″ x 2″) stock slightly longer than the valley, as the ends can be cut off later. Cut two bevels along each valley 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. as shown in the illustration below.
This is best done on a bench saw with the blade tilted 30 degrees. With a certain amount of skill, it can also be done with a circular power saw by holding the Piece of lumber that is part of a frame or structure. in a vice type Work table. A sturdy table with drawers and other conveniences. A strong worktable suitable for a carpenter..
The top of the valley board will need marking and cutting to fit snuggly into the corners of the The horizontal line at the top of opposing sloping sides of a roof running parallel with the building length. Covering. This may need a bit of trial and error.
Trimming the ends of the ridge and valley boards
With a sharp handsaw cut off the ends of the ridge capping and the valley boards so they are Being even with. (even) with the A piece of wood made of three or more layers of wood veneer laminated together with glue. roof panels.