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I wanted to have a cabin on my property for quite some time now but with the economy, The prices of having one built has more than doubled... So i ha...
Here is the 12x20 floor plan showing where the 4x4s and the floor joists would be located.
1ST PIC* Shows my ford tractor and my neighbors post hole digger he let me borrow. 2nd pic * shows the post planted and the bottom 2x10 Stringers. 3...
This picture shows the center rafter board . I measured over 6 foot to the center . The roof is going to be a 5/12 pitch roof so the rafter board had ...
1st * picture shows Using a quick square, put the pivot point at the top of the board, and turn the square till the 5 on the * COMMON TOP CUT* line ...
1st pic* shows the rafters being set next . 2nd pic * shows the rafters on and the starting of the purlins being put on the top of the rafters for roo...
Here is where it started to get complicated for me . I was looking for a 12x16 cabin but once i looked at it i decided i wanted the whole 12x16 for fl...
I had to screw in (36) 3x3/8 inch lag bolts to all the outer joist into the 4x4s for stability.
pic #1 Shows the (20) 13 inch hurricane studs with the 5/12 pitch angle cuts pic#2 shows them installed.
picture 1 &2 show the (14) 2x10x12 floor joist installed Pic# 3&4 show the 1x2 furring strips nailed to the inside of the floor joist 1inch below...
1st & 2nd & 3rd pictures show my dad cutting the siding boards to 8 foot long. 4th&5th and6th pictures show the boards up on the wall and the soffit ...
This picture shows the studding in for the porch ceiling . 16 inch centers and 4 foot long studs.
Studding in the front wall and front door frame .. It was a hot day !!! Here's my doooraggin Dad!! Just had to take a picture of this !! he h...
Here are the gable ends finished with the batten strips attached ... All thats left for them are the Two vents
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