Wood Shop Construction #2: Clearing & Digging

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Blog entry by SemperSailor posted 03-31-2018 11:59 AM 371 reads 0 times favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch
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Hi Jocks,

Well, I think the snow is finally behind us. We took a maple tree down yesterday that was crowding the job site. Most of it will be chipped and split, and I’m tempted to have the lower 7 foot section rough sawn into planks. I need to figure that one out, as the effort to get it to a saw mill might be too much.

I also started digging the hole for my cornerstone pier and started hitting water at 40”. The frost line here is 45” so I’m a little concerned now…

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#1 posted 04-15-2018 11:54 AM

Materials showing up tomorrow! I’m changing my foundation to a leveled ground with fill dirt and a 3” layer of rock. I’m going to lay the floor frame and joists on pressure treated 4×4s. Still meets the local code as the building is less than 600 square feet.

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