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How to build a lean-to glasshouse (38 pages).
Millimeter measurements. & Standard. Feet and inch measurements. measurements. This is a stand-alone lean-to wooden-framed glass-walled 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., and it is relocatable – a real beaut.
Relocatable in so much as it is in sections that can be easily assembled , easily dismantled, moved and reassembled again (as many times as you like).
Each wall is a section, as is the roof.
Each wall has a A supporting member. as its The bottom horizontal framing member of the wall. to keep the wall rigid and help eliminate sag. The walls are designed to sit directly on even ground.
There are no footings – the unit just sits on the ground.
The footprint (ground area) is slightly bigger than 2400 Abbreviation for millimeter which is a metric unit of length equal to one thousandth of a meter. 25.4 mm equals one inch. x 1800 mm (8ft x 6ft).
It is around 2400 mm (8ft) high along the high side and rakes down to 1500 mm (5ft) high along the low side.
You can get around inside it quite comfortably.
The Timber, lumber. The hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees I used for this frame was a 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. General term used to describe wood produced from needle and/or cone bearing trees. Wood that is easy to saw from conifers such as pine or fir. The term ‘softwood’ does not refer the density of the wood as there are hardwoods that are softer than softwoods such as balsa..
For the studs, top plates, rafters, and noggings I used Surfaced; planed; smooth; even surface; gauged. (See Dressed., planed, seasoned) 50mm x 75mm (2×3). That is the ‘called’ (nominal) size. The The finished (dressed) size as opposed to the nominal size of a piece of wood. is less.