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Modified bracket close up

home made storage building modified bracket close up

These modified brackets help to illustrate the "use what you've got" building philosophy we've been trying to adopt for this home made storage building project.

This post is part of our Building a Storage Building from Scratch series.  Read all of the entries:

Part 1: Foundation
Part 2: Floor
Part 3: Walls and scavenging lumber
Part 4: Adding the loft
Part 5: The roof
Summing it up:




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About us: Anna Hess and Mark Hamilton spent over a decade living self-sufficiently in the mountains of Virginia before moving north to start over from scratch in the foothills of Ohio. They've experimented with permaculture, no-till gardening, trailersteading, home-based microbusinesses and much more, writing about their adventures in both blogs and books.



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If that bracket is on the inside, you might want to trim it right under the rafter so you can pound it flat so it won't stick out.
Comment by Errol Sun Jan 24 16:57:08 2010
I see what you're talking about --- good point!
Comment by anna Sun Jan 24 17:02:17 2010





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