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Re: The Barn Raising...
« Reply #20 on: September 02, 2013, 06:19:54 pm »
Thanks for all the pictures.

Nice job.

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Re: The Barn Raising...
« Reply #21 on: September 02, 2013, 10:12:13 pm »
thanks for the pictures, i know once you get moving, its hard to remember to stop and take pics. but its always interesting to see the progress.

like everyone else said, the foundation looks awesome, and everything turned out beautiful....

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Re: The Barn Raising...
« Reply #22 on: September 03, 2013, 04:54:37 am »
Great job,love it. 8) Can't stop looking at the pictures.
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Re: The Barn Raising...
« Reply #23 on: September 08, 2013, 06:26:44 pm »
The barn updateÖ

I only had a limited amount of time available to raise and enclose the barn.  Itís hard to believe that itís only been a week since the raising and Iím finally home now.  Why is it that things always take longer than I think it should?  I didnít get as far along as I had hoped, but I left the barn tight for the winter.  Iíll probably have to wait till spring to completely finish the roof, install a proper door, and the windows.

Hereís the nice view from the top as I boarded the roof:



The roof and siding go onÖ



I just applied some roof guard with some battens to help hold it down.  The side with the shed roof was pretty easy to work on.  However, working on the 12:12 pitch side was very tough and scary!  Iím definitely going to use some staging next time around to finish the roof.



I just screwed on some boards over the door opening to button it up for the winterÖ



I'm exhausted!
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Re: The Barn Raising...
« Reply #24 on: September 13, 2013, 07:38:43 pm »
Here's an attempt at a YouTube slideshow with additional photos...


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Re: The Barn Raising...
« Reply #25 on: September 14, 2013, 12:41:05 am »
The slideshow is very well done, just as the raising was done and you have a super nice shop/barn to keep things out of the weather for the winter.
Nice work Brian and a great working team you have put together with a structure that will last a lifetime.
One question ( Who's music was that in your slideshow/Love that stuff and would like to find an album. )
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Re: The Barn Raising...
« Reply #26 on: September 14, 2013, 11:28:17 am »
Very cool!
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« Reply #27 on: September 14, 2013, 11:50:44 am »
Why is it that things always take longer than I think it should?  I didnít get as far along as I had hoped

I thought I was the only one that had that problem???  :D  All the hard work and time that you and the others did look great.
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« Reply #28 on: September 14, 2013, 01:02:34 pm »
Clearly a lot of dreaming, planning, and executing took place for you to get to this point!  A beautifully built timber frame structure coming to fruition!  Congratulations and thanks for sharing the journey it is truly inspirational!
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« Reply #29 on: September 15, 2013, 06:50:36 am »
One question (Who's music was that in your slideshow/Love that stuff and would like to find an album.)

GS, I wish I could tell you.  I used Apple's iPhoto to make the slideshow on my Mac.  The program includes about 10 different built-in music choices you could select to add to your slideshow.  All I know is that it was called "River Walk".  Unfortunately, I don't know who the artist is.  It was rather short in length and just repeats through the slideshow.
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« Reply #30 on: September 15, 2013, 09:41:33 am »
Brian- that project is something to be very proud of. Nice shed and nice pictures. smiley_beertoast

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« Reply #31 on: September 15, 2013, 09:59:30 pm »
Nice job and thanks for all of the pictures.

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Re: The Barn Raising...
« Reply #32 on: November 13, 2013, 08:48:10 pm »
Well phooey! >:(  Just found this thread through another that Dennis posted it on.  I totally would have come down for a day.  It looks fantastic, Brian, well done! 8)  I also noticed a shameless plug for Terrific Timbers LLC. ;) ;D :D  And last years Common Ground Fair shirt. :)  Looks like a great time, sorry I missed it.
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« Reply #33 on: November 27, 2013, 12:30:52 pm »
Tried making a panorama picture by stitching a few photos together.  Shows the new roof and the field with a dusting of snow.

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« Reply #34 on: November 27, 2013, 12:36:17 pm »
A horse or a beef critter on that hill would add alot to that picture. That looks nice.
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« Reply #35 on: November 27, 2013, 05:11:03 pm »
Very nice! Looks like a nice quiet spot to work. I hope there isn't 12 houses on the other side of the photo. :D

Did you keep track of how long it took for each phase of the project? Cutting and raising seems to be a much smaller part of the big picture, when it's all said and done.
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« Reply #36 on: December 02, 2013, 09:38:10 am »
Brian,
Your building looks very nice with a dusting of snow on the new roof, I think it would make a nice photo and tell its own story with about two feet of snow on the ground and a shoveled pathway to the entry door as well as just a little smoke and heat drifting off of a chimney on the back wall.
Your barn is simply beautiful and in the perfect spot on your property to provide you with a creative environment to work in, let it snow and keep us in photos of your project so we can let our imaginations run away with ideas.
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Re: The Barn Raising...
« Reply #37 on: January 20, 2014, 04:40:30 pm »
Great project! And it looks like you guys had a lot of fun.

I have a question;

I understand the design of the shed is an traditional one. Is there a particular reason for the "knick" at one side of the roof? Or did this design just develop from the addition of a smaller building to an existing one?

Thanks in advance and have a great day. venice

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« Reply #38 on: July 03, 2014, 10:33:58 pm »
I'm easily amused, but I thought this was pretty coolÖ  On Google Earth, I looked up the location where I raised my barn this past August.  Apparently, the latest satellite image was taken the day I unloaded my timbers--exactly one week before the barn raising.  The stone foundation was put down about 3 days after this photo.  Can you see me in the picture?  I was there getting things organized because the car is there!  The marvels of modern technology (from space)!

 

 

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« Reply #39 on: July 03, 2014, 10:55:23 pm »
That's good stuff right there. :)
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