Greenhouse Project

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Project by Paul posted 08-09-2010 06:41 PM 2533 views 15 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Greenhouse is 10×12 ft, the largest that I could build without a local construction permit. The wood part is 100 percent western red cedar. I built it as a kind of takeoff from one of Norm’s plans but with a lot of variation. The Plastic covering is triple wall polycarbonate. It gets very warm on sunny days, therefore the green fabric cover on part of the roof. Future goal is to run water and electricity out to it and maybe put a solar powered fan in one of the roof vents.

-- If you say 'It's good enough', it probably isn't.

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Rick George

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#1 posted 08-09-2010 06:45 PM

Good work. I impressed with your masonery work.

-- Rick

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John Stegall

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#2 posted 08-09-2010 06:48 PM

I agree with Rick’s assessment. Very high quality work.

-- jstegall

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#3 posted 08-09-2010 06:56 PM

Wow, that’s a great-looking greenhouse! My dad would be in heaven in there. Thanks for sharing!

-- Robb

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#4 posted 08-09-2010 07:05 PM

Neat looking greenhouse Paul

-- "If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right". Henry Ford

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#5 posted 08-09-2010 08:19 PM

I am GREEN with envy :-)

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#6 posted 08-09-2010 11:31 PM

Very nice looking greenhouse.

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio.....

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#7 posted 08-10-2010 01:37 AM

Hey, that’s no greenhouse. It’s the Taj Mahal! Great Job!

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#8 posted 08-10-2010 05:42 AM

I agree with everyone else, that’s an awesome looking greenhouse. Excellent job.

-- If you work you eat - If you don't work, you eat, drink, and sleep.

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#9 posted 08-19-2010 05:11 AM

Great looking green house. Very nicely done. Thanks for posting.

Where does one buy plastic triple wall polycarbonate ?

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#10 posted 03-07-2012 12:43 AM

<<——— is a victim of greenhouse envy awesome job !

-- I'm so busy I don't know if I found a rope or lost a horse...

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#11 posted 08-08-2013 01:23 PM

Great looking Greenhouse ~ I especially love the stacked stone. I’m sure if the local government knew you were putting up such a fine looking structure, they’d have been ok with a bigger one! Congratulations on a job well done.

-- Just because you can, doesn't mean you should. However, when you can, you should with wood!

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#12 posted 08-08-2013 01:51 PM

This is a wonderful addition to your home.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#13 posted 08-08-2013 02:15 PM

All the compliments are well deserved. This is among the nicer greenhouses I have seen.

What did you use for the translucent panels?

-- Support woodworking hand models. Buy me a sawstop.

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