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« Reply #40 on: October 25, 2014, 11:38:18 AM »
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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« Reply #41 on: October 25, 2014, 11:40:06 AM »
 

 

 

 

 

 

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« Reply #42 on: October 26, 2014, 09:27:31 PM »
Looks very nice.  I know it is a lot of work.

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« Reply #43 on: October 27, 2014, 08:07:27 AM »
Thanks

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« Reply #44 on: October 27, 2014, 09:14:24 AM »
   Man you have some nice "stuff". Keep up the good work and the pic's coming. As mentioned earlier, if this is the barn, I can't wait to see the house. My sister built a barn for her horses, and all I could think of is how nice a house or cabin it would make.

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« Reply #45 on: October 27, 2014, 02:00:49 PM »
Did you make or buy the brackets?
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« Reply #46 on: October 27, 2014, 02:36:47 PM »
The joinery brackets were part of the architectural drawings and I had a friend cut them on his plasma table out of 3/16" sheets to the required sizes.  The brackets that mount the posts to the piers I had made at a local steel supplier.

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« Reply #47 on: October 27, 2014, 03:36:40 PM »
That is/will be a super nice build.   smiley_thumbsup smiley_thumbsup
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« Reply #48 on: December 11, 2014, 09:19:41 PM »
Bet you guys thought I gave up :D  Well I can't quit now... ;D

Lean to rafters, 8x6x20'

 

 

Skytrack rental, going on the 2nd month now. :(

 
Lean to rafters with bracing installed.

 
View from the 2nd floor, I can see about a mile down the road.

 

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« Reply #49 on: December 11, 2014, 09:26:53 PM »
Rafter tie beams going up.  Got 4 of them up with the skytrack, 3 others were not so easy.

 

 

Wet timbers.

 
Lower rafter sections.

 
8x6x12' racking braces.

 
Sunset over Anarchy Barn.

 
Ooooh, Winter I hate you!

 

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« Reply #50 on: December 11, 2014, 09:32:26 PM »
Gable rafter tie going up, sky track would get it about 1' below the needed height, so the platform and some willing men were needed.

 

First pic of the hammer beam, and the rafter to nowhere, 6x10x16'.

 
 

Me planking the south hammer beam rafter.

 
My unfortunate architect and friend who gets to go up top while I get the tie beam in position.

 

Who's gonna unhook the choker, looks like you drew the short straw Mr. Architect Guy!

 


Gable end, and hammer beam ties are set.

 

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« Reply #51 on: December 11, 2014, 09:42:08 PM »
On to the 5' top posts to form the peak, the ones off the skytrack were easy, the ones over the 2nd floor I carried up a ladder over my shoulder.

 

I guess I skipped a couple days, the 10' top sections of rafters are up and we were missing a couple of plates, so used some plywood.

 

Some top rafter section pics.

 

Hole in the roof waiting for something BIG!

 

One of my helper friends, I paid him while he was off work, but this day he was a volunteer ;D

 

The something BIG is here, 6x10x21' composite beam of ash and red oak for the 24' wide dormer.

 

View from the front after the dormer was done.

 

 

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« Reply #52 on: December 11, 2014, 09:47:00 PM »
Doo, doo, doo, lookin off my front roof.

 

3x6x15' purlins of poplar and cottonwood.

 

One of the bents with all the plates installed.

 

Power (and gas) to the people <fist held high>

 

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« Reply #53 on: December 11, 2014, 09:51:26 PM »
Some gratuitous photos from today.  We installed the last of the major structural members, 8x6x12' racking braces about 6" or so from the peak, and it wasn't any fun.  Ironically I didn't take any pictures of them. ::)

 

 

Hammer in shadow form.

 

10'x12' picture window?

 

And may the sun shine also upon you.

 

All purlins and fascia are up except on the dormer where the sheeting will have to go on first so the fascia can intersect it.

This is my favorite one from today.

 

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« Reply #54 on: December 11, 2014, 09:58:49 PM »
Wow! You've been busy the last couple months. Looking good.
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« Reply #55 on: December 11, 2014, 10:01:30 PM »
Wow! You've been busy the last couple months. Looking good.

We'll be putting sheeting on this weekend, so stop by and you won't get bored.

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« Reply #56 on: December 13, 2014, 08:59:40 PM »
Little clearing for the septic field.

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Same..

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Dig a hole.

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Put in a tank - this stuff is easy right?

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Put on the other half.

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Stand around and watch the crane operator.

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Push some dirt on it, this stuff is a piece of cake :D

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so you put your septic  lateral line on top of the ground. How about the line into the tank. Nice looking build.
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« Reply #57 on: December 15, 2014, 09:47:09 AM »
Thanks for sharing! Looks great!

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« Reply #58 on: December 15, 2014, 08:28:08 PM »
Its not really on top of the ground.  Its on a slope from under the floor to the tank.  The plastic you see is s clean out.

Thanks for the comments.

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« Reply #59 on: December 15, 2014, 10:01:22 PM »
Very nice looking build.  Looks like you've hit your stride since the "911" call out.  Can't wait to see the finished product!
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