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Woodshed failure

woodshed failure explained

I had to re-do one of the new woodshed lattice walls today.

The problem was not enough overlap. I was trying to spread it too thin.

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I had a similar problem. Apparently I didn't put enough screws in and the screws I did put in were too short. The result? The wind blew the heck out of it and I had to go and fix it while the wind was blowing. Not fun. Use many screws and make sure they're long enough to go into the wood.
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