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Offline Erik A

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Re: My timber frame build
« Reply #560 on: August 22, 2021, 01:28:29 PM »
The plan is to get all the beams and rafters up and then tarp the whole thing with a section of a horse riding arena tarp.  Super heavy duty.  I'll put grommets in every 3 feet or so and tie or screw it down as needed.
If you are still looking into tarp options, here is a possibility -
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« Reply #561 on: August 22, 2021, 04:51:19 PM »
I tried several of those guys but they either never called back or didn't have any on hand at the moment.  I picked up a covered riding arena "tarp" free off of CL.  They cut it into 3 pieces to remove and I took two of them.  They about bottomed out my truck springs with the helper springs - well over 1,500 pounds.  The "small" one made a 40' 5th wheel camper cover (front/back & sides, too), a 22' boat cover, several LARGE lumber stack covers and a bunch of small equipment covers.  I saved the largest just for this. IIRC, it is something like 60' x 90' - it filled up the cul-de-sac that I live on.  When rolled up, it takes two to drag it and a truck crane to lift it!
John Sawicky

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SkyTrak 9038, Davis Little Monster backhoe, Case 16+4 Trencher, Home Built 42" capacity/32" cut Bandmill up to 54' long - using it all to build a timber frame cabin.

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« Reply #562 on: August 22, 2021, 05:00:58 PM »
CL is  definitely your friend!!

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« Reply #563 on: September 05, 2021, 01:34:23 PM »
Im excited to see your progress!  Your land is beautiful and this is inspirational for me. Thanks!
Let the Sufferfest ensue.


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