Welcome to part 3 of our shed build showing the wall framing. We decided not to sheath the walls before standing them, as we had originally intended. We had a few reasons for making this choice:
– make them lighter and easier to lift
– prevent high winds from pushing too hard before everything is situated and connected
– get us to the roof build faster, which will provide some rain protection
We also chose to replace the "standard" door from our design with bigger double doors that we will make ourselves. This bigger opening will replace our door opening and one window opening from our design.
This will be a 12'x24' wooden shed with a single slope metal roof and LP SmartSide siding.
I'll try to summarize some of the construction stats/key points here:
– 12' x 24'
– 4' x 4' treated skid foundation
– 2" x 8" joists @ 16" OC
– 3/4" plywood subfloor
– 2" x 4" construction with double top plates
– (4) 3' x 2' sliding windows
– 36" x 80" metal prehung door
– 1/2" OSB sheathing
– House wrap
– LP SmartSide paneling
– 16' x 27'
– 1.5-in-12 pitch (minimum recommended by metal roof mfr), single slope
– 2" x 8" rafters @ 24" OC
– 1/2" plywood sheathing, with sheathing clips
– Synthectic roofing paper
– 29 gauge galvalume metal roofing panels (3' x 16' each)
Please let me know down below if you have any questions or comments, and stop back to see everything go together. Thanks for watching!
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