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
The Plans (continued)
Floor frame and floor
The A horizontal framing member above the door/window opening.
Note: Use the A piece of wood made of three or more layers of wood veneer laminated together with glue. off-cut from the door opening in the wall to make the door. Re-trim the edges of the plywood off-cut so that it is at least 10mm (3/8″) smaller than the door opening all the way around.
A short nail with a large flat head used for securing roofing felt, plasterboard, sheet metal to wood etc. 150mm (6″) long metal straps (or similar type fasteners) to the top and bottom of the door (4 pieces in all) securing the top and bottom Parallel to the horizon, flat, level. members to the side Plumb, upright. members.
Also ensure that there is at least a 10mm (3/8″) gap between the wall Narrow board used to cover claddingThe exterior surface of a building. joins or used for decorative purposes. around the door opening and the finished door. (See drawing i)