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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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Tim Carter shows off a few of the finished wood posts all notched and ready for the beams. 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/ […]

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Tim Carter shows how to properly notch a 6 x 6 wood post to accept a double 2 x 12 beam. This is the BEST way to provide support to a beam as it provides a continuous load path to the concrete pier below. For more DIY Shed building tips and information and the actual […]

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