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Posted in thread: Venting a Small Hip Roof on 09-30-2014 at 05:14 AM
Hi Everyone,Does anyone have any ideas about venting a hip roof on a 9' x 10' shed with a pitch
of 8/12?I was planning a ridge vent, but the ridge is only 13" long. I would like something
with the lea...
Posted in thread: How to Frame a Small Hip Roof on 09-30-2014 at 05:10 AM
Yes, it will definitely be insulated. I'm planning a little heating with electric heaters, but
I don't have any plans to cool it for the moment.I will start a new thread regarding the
venting and see ...
Posted in thread: How to Frame a Small Hip Roof on 09-29-2014 at 07:56 AM
Here are 2 images of the final look I'm aiming for. It does look a little taller than I would
like, but I'm also limited by the space where I'm building in terms of the local zoning
by-laws. Anyway, i...
Posted in thread: How to Frame a Small Hip Roof on 09-28-2014 at 11:22 AM
Ok, now I understand about the rafter tails and scale. Thanks for pointing that out.I was
thinking about a raised ceiling too, but no idea about building it properly. What distance from
the ridge shou...
Posted in thread: How to Frame a Small Hip Roof on 09-28-2014 at 04:40 AM
Wow! Thanks everyone for your advice and suggestions. I'll need some time to digest all
this.Yes, I've ordered patio doors that swing out which were hard to find at a reasonable
price.Yes, scale is ve...
Posted in thread: How to Frame a Small Hip Roof on 09-27-2014 at 05:36 AM
First of all, thanks for the link. It really helped clarify part of the process.I'll post my
questions first so you don't have to read all the other stuff if you don't want to.1. What size
rafters do ...
Posted in thread: How to Frame a Small Hip Roof on 09-26-2014 at 04:27 AM
Hi Guys,Does anyone have any practical advice for framing a small hip roof?I'm building a 9' x
10' shed and I've read a bit about hip roofs, but they seem tricky to build. Is there a simple
Posted in thread: Shed Framing on 09-26-2014 at 04:15 AM
Thanks for the advice. I pre-built the back and front walls on the ground and then raised them
in place and then I built the side walls in place. This made it easier to get the right lengths
for the s...
Posted in thread: Shed Framing on 09-21-2014 at 05:43 PM
Hi Guys,I'm about to build a 9' x 10' shed. I've poured a concrete slab with j-bolts, but I
have a question.The slab was poured with a 1/2 inch slope from back to front. How do I frame it
Posted in thread: How to Minimize Frost Heave on 06-10-2014 at 03:27 AM
Hi Everyone,What's the best way to minimize frost heave and any cracking in the following
situation:I'm building a shed on a 9' x 10' concrete slab foundation. The frost line here is
about 3'6" below ...