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Building My First Workshop/Shed #2: Foundation and Floor

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Blog entry by KylesWoodworking posted 03-19-2012 02:24 AM 3955 reads 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 1: Plans and Material Part 2 of Building My First Workshop/Shed series Part 3: Rough Framed Walls »

A good workshop starts on a good foundation, or in my case a temporary cinder block footers foundation. I did not want a permanent foundation so I used cinder blocks footers to support the pressure treated 2×6 floor joists that I used. I laid them 16” O.C. and then insulated them with R19 fiberglass insulation. Then I used 3/4” tongue and groove OSB for the sub-floor, I screwed down the OSB so the floor doesn’t squeak. In the end, it came out level, square, and very sturdy.

Thanks for looking.

-- http://www.kyleswoodworking.com http://www.facebook.com/kyleswoodworking



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lew

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#1 posted 03-19-2012 03:19 AM

Looks good, Kyle! Glad to see you decided to add some extra support down the center of the span.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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KylesWoodworking

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#2 posted 03-19-2012 03:24 AM

Yes, it worked out great. Thank for the advise lew!

-- http://www.kyleswoodworking.com http://www.facebook.com/kyleswoodworking

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#3 posted 03-19-2012 06:02 AM

coming along nicely

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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