Sunday, August 12, 2007

Rebirth of the shoebox

After the concrete cured for a day or two, the parents came over and we started framing the 'new' old barn. If the walls look unusually tall, they are- I am using "balloon-framing" methods to provide a 3 foot kneewall in the hayloft of the barn and support the lateral forces of the roof trusses. Thus, the framing shown is with 12 foot high walls instead of the usual 8 footers....

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