This last weekend did not yield an overly fruitful progression on the microshop as the house soaked up most of my attention. I was able to start a portion of the inner framing to prep the walls for insulation and electrical placements. These types of sheds have LARGE frame centers but they’re still set on a 16” center around the perimeter. So, it is just a matter of filling in the missing sections and tying everything together. As you can tell nothing too complicated about it except I have to notch the bottoms of each and every stud but that also eliminates toe nailing them into place!
I just finished up wrapping the return air line under my house and had alot of ductwrap insulation leftover that I am now hoping to add to the roof of the shop. The R-value is low(6) but with the preinstalled bubble insulation (also about R-6) I shouldn’t feel too bad about it being there. The roof cavity/clearance is very low too and the ductwrap is roughly 48” in width so I will have less seams and hopefully a tighter air pocket overall. I guess I will know that better when I have it installed.
My fingers are crossed that this coming weekend will see the completion of the framing, required romex strung and having the subpanel setup for lighting installation. I have a few Christmas presents that need some attending to and would LOVE to have those be my first projects to leave the new microshop.