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Tim Carter shows how to use a deck corner bracket to reinforce a corner when connecting deck joists with a band board. The same is true for a suspended wood floor system. For more DIY Shed building tips and information and to purchase the actual plans for the shed in this video, click the following […]

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Tim Carter demonstrates how to use an offset string to get a wood beam perfectly straight. For more DIY Shed building tips and information and the actual plans for the shed in this video, click the following links: SHED PLANNING: http://www.askthebuilder.com/how-to-plan-a-shed SHEDS for STORAGE: http://www.askthebuilder.com/storage-sheds GARDEN SHEDS: http://www.askthebuilder.com/garden-sheds SHED RAMPS: http://www.askthebuilder.com/shed-ramps/ ACTUAL SHED PLANS: http://go.askthebuilder.com/plans

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Tim Carter shows why a notched post is better than bolting a beam to a post. For more DIY Shed building tips and information and to purchase the actual plans for the shed in this video, click the following links: SHED PLANNING: http://www.askthebuilder.com/how-to-plan-a-shed SHEDS for STORAGE: http://www.askthebuilder.com/storage-sheds GARDEN SHEDS: http://www.askthebuilder.com/garden-sheds SHED RAMPS: http://www.askthebuilder.com/shed-ramps/ ACTUAL SHED […]

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Tim Carter demonstrates how to install through bolts while assembling a wood floor system on wood 6 x 6 posts for a DIY shed. Through bolts make for a better connection than lag bolts. Lag bolts are unacceptable because if the installer over tightens them, the wood fibers get shredded by the coarse threads and […]

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Tim Carter shows how to look down a wide piece of lumber to check for crown. Crown is the hump you'll often see in a piece of lumber. You always want the crown to be pointing up to the sky. To visualize what crown is, look at most modern bridges. The center of the bridge […]

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Tim Carter shows off the first wood floor support beam in place on top of the four 6 x 6 posts. All the post notches are in contact with the bottom of the beam providing a continuous load path down to the poured concrete piers. For more DIY Shed building tips and information and to […]

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