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Working with recycled timber #88: Mower shed repair work

12-13-2018 12:43 AM by robscastle | 15 comments »

In Dec 2013 and again in Aug 2014 I built two “Mower Sheds” from recycled materials.They all faired reasonably well and considering my construction skills at the time most of the weathering was attributed to poor design on my behalf in the first place. The first shed that had plain butt jointed roofing was rectified by covering with a rubber mat. It needs a complete rebuild, but to simply weatherproof in the short term that was the temporary fix. The second shed had a plywood roof but it developed rot in the wooden ridge capping of which I thought was odd, however checking my build photos the ridge capping was fitted in two pieces, no doubt I scaffed them but again ...

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