Loafing Shed Refurbish

Margali

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Going to refurbish the old loafing shed on property. The main posts are okay. The big issue is all the joists are detached at one end or the other. The tin roof is holding the joists up 🤦‍♀️. Several joists are cracked too.
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Here is a straight on picture.
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The rightmost bay will become the storage area for hay, feed, and bee stuff. The middle bay will have door out back where tin is missing and ram pen. The left back and extra ~3ft will be ewe pen. The middle section floor is about a foot lower due to horse. I will keep it that way because it will make the door taller. The front wall will be 4"x4" welded panel and 2"x4" doors.
 

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Here is a straight on picture.
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The rightmost bay will become the storage area for hay, feed, and bee stuff. The middle bay will have door out back where tin is missing and ram pen. The left back and extra ~3ft will be ewe pen. The middle section floor is about a foot lower due to horse. I will keep it that way because it will make the door taller. The front wall will be 4"x4" welded panel and 2"x4" doors.
Make sure hay is stored up off the ground.

Looks good.
 
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Got the open side ledger board installed and several joists secured. First and trickiest step was pounding in bracing boards to lift joists back to original height.
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Then I trimmed existing inner ledger board short and installed support bracket. I used a cargo strap loop and bar clamp to hold ledger up as I secured it.
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Then I started securing joists.
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I had to stop because I ran out of daylight. I also disturbed a bunch of orb weaver spiders *shudder*. They aren't dangerous to humans just HUGE! Their bodies are the size of my thumb.
 
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