Category Archives: loafing sheds

A better way to build a stucco fence or screeen wall

In the southwest, stucco walls are constructed with a concrete beam or footer for a foundation.  Then a cinder block wall is built on top of that.  The excavation for the footer is labor intensive if heavy equipment can’t be … Continue reading

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A Better Way to Make a Barn or Shed

  I’ve been building small barns and loafing sheds with four inch C purlins oriented horizontally instead of vertically for about ten years now. My reasons for framing like this instead of the conventional way of welding the purlins vertically … Continue reading

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