The Walden Effect: Homesteading Year 5. Farming, simple living, permaculture, and invention.

Homestead Blog


Homesteading Tags

Recent Comments

Blog Archive

User Pages


About Us

Submission guidelines


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:

Want to be notified when new comments are posted on this page? Click on the RSS button after you add a comment to subscribe to the comment feed, or simply check the box beside "email replies to me" while writing your comment.

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

One very unique homestead, $1,500 per acre, the opportunity of a lifetime