Framing a 1200sqft workshop on slab

Reply

  #1  
Old 03-13-19, 07:37 PM
Dustin_27's Avatar
Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Jan 2016
Location: USA
Posts: 15
Received 0 Votes on 0 Posts
Framing a 1200sqft workshop on slab

Does anyone have any suggestions requarding literature on basic framing for a DIYer like myself. Im eventually going to build a very basic rectangle 1200sqft workshop on a slab
 
  #2  
Old 03-13-19, 07:54 PM
B
Member
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: New England
Posts: 10,523
Received 37 Votes on 34 Posts
It ate my post again, back later
 
  #3  
Old 03-14-19, 07:23 AM
Marq1's Avatar
Member
Join Date: Sep 2016
Location: USA MI
Posts: 6,872
Received 419 Votes on 390 Posts
Go to YouTube and search sheds, there are series of videos that show every construction step needed!
 
  #4  
Old 03-14-19, 10:09 AM
M
Forum Topic Moderator
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: USA - N.E.Tn
Posts: 47,814
Received 357 Votes on 314 Posts
How high is the edge of the slab off of the ground? Often it's a good idea to lay one course of block so the wood framing/siding is up further. That helps prevent the rot that often happens when wood is too close to the grade.
 
  #5  
Old 03-14-19, 11:09 AM
P
Group Moderator
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: NC, USA
Posts: 24,399
Received 742 Votes on 683 Posts
You can also visit your library or home center. They have "how to" books with lots of pictures and illustrations to explain the steps.
 
  #6  
Old 03-16-19, 05:33 PM
W
Member
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: USA
Posts: 6,740
Received 22 Votes on 21 Posts
Google "how to frame a garage".
 
 

Thread Tools
Search this Thread
 
Ask a Question
Question Title:
Description:
Your question will be posted in: