Stick Built Pole Barn

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Video made by Micah Published on 12/01/2019, viewed by 892 , 1 Comments

This is a prime example of why I enjoy building. The craftsmanship that went into this barn made the finished product an accomplishment.

What you will need

8x8 posts

2x6 rafters and fascia

2x6 "studs"

2x10 headers

1x4 purlins

1x6 cedar

rough cedar logs

roofing panels

concrete

How to do this project

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drove stakes to hold our batt boards while we got our layout correct.

The first thing that must happen when a pole barn is erected is layout. We drove stakes to hold our batt boards while we got our layout correct.

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to have an auger. Anytime a powertool can be utilized, it should be utilized. Without the auger, we wouldn't have finished setting posts.

After the layout is complete, the digging starts. We were fortunate enough to have an auger. Anytime a powertool can be utilized, it should be utilized. Without the auger, we wouldn't have finished setting posts.

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 posts are then notched to make room for the header. Once the headers are installed, it's on to the rafters and purlins.

Once the concrete has cured, all posts get cut off at a uniform height. The posts are then notched to make room for the header. Once the headers are installed, it's on to the rafters and purlins.

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roofing panels go on to almost finish the canopy. We then move to the enclosed storage space. We frame an opening for the handmade door, and we frame bands horizontally at a 2' layout. This is what the siding panels are going to screw to. Before we can install panels, there is a piece of trim called a "rat gaurd" that installs at the bottom of the wall. The siding panels can go up at this point.

Next comes drip edge, which keeps water from draining onto the fascia. The roofing panels go on to almost finish the canopy. We then move to the enclosed storage space. We frame an opening for the handmade door, and we frame bands horizontally at a 2' layout. This is what the siding panels are going to screw to. Before we can install panels, there is a piece of trim called a "rat gaurd" that installs at the bottom of the wall. The siding panels can go up at this point.

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 There are three cedar logs sweeping up to the peak, rake trim dressing the fascia, and ridge metal capping the barn.

After the siding panels have been installed, we turn our focus to the trim. There are three cedar logs sweeping up to the peak, rake trim dressing the fascia, and ridge metal capping the barn.

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Rafael Sanches
12/04/2019 ☰
Great job! Congratulations👍
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