The Barn Construction
The final bent, number 6, is constructed on the ground next to the barn.
A roof rafter is positioned.
The joint at the ridge is aligned.
A closeup of the joint at the ridge.
The final bent is ready to be raised.
Up it goes.
Bent number six is put in position.
The tenon on the bottom of a post is placed in the mortise in the floor deck.
The connectors and braces are placed. Again a comealong is found very useful.
The frame is ready for the final set of roof purlins and the ridge beam.
The purlins are raised and....
...positioned on the roof beams.
Old Tech Home Old Tech Synth Site Home
Old Tech - Books & Things, P.O. Box 803, Carlisle, MA 01741
Tel: (978) 371-2231; Fax: (978) 371-7129; Email: email@example.com
John V. Terrey, Proprietor
The information on this site is believed to be correct, however, use at your own risk.
Copyright 2006 John V. Terrey. Unauthorized use of any of the contents is in violation of copyright law.
Site designed on Macintosh computer using GoLive, ImageReady, Filemaker, Photoshop.
Scanner: Agfa T-1200. Cameras: Agfa CL50, Pentax Optio S5i.