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Building a cabin yourself is much more economical than buying a prefab storage shed. The cost of materials for this build, including doors and windows, was around $2,200, ...
Here is the 12x20 floor plan showing where the 4x4s and the floor joists would be located.
1st picture: shows my ford tractor and my neighbors post hole digger he let me borrow. 2nd picture: shows the posts planted and the bottom 2x10 stringers. 3rd ...
This picture shows the center rafter board. I measured over 6 feet to the center. The roof is going to be a 5/12 pitch roof so the rafter ...
1st picture: shows using a quick square. Put the pivot point at the top of the board and turn the square until the 5 on the * COMMON ...
1st picture: shows the rafters being set next. 2nd picture: shows the rafters on and the starting of the purlins being put on the top of the rafters ...
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 ...
I had to screw (36) 3x3/8 inch lag bolts to all the outer joists into the 4x4s for stability.
1st picture: shows the (20) 13 inch hurricane studs with the 5/12 pitch angle cuts.2nd picture: shows them installed.
1st & 2nd pictures: show the (14) 2x10x12 floor joist installed 3rd & 4th pictures: show the 1x2 furring strips nailed to the inside of the floor joist ...
1st - 3rd pictures: show my dad cutting the siding boards to 8 foot long. 4th - 6th pictures: show the boards up on the wall and the ...
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 dooraggin' Dad! Just had to take a picture of this! He-he-he... 2nd ...
Here are the gable ends finished with the batten strips attached. All that's left for them are the two vents.
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