What size of wood beam is used for barn roof purlins?

Answer Roof purlins, the wood strips used to tie roof trusses together and provide a point of attachment for roofing materials, are typically made from two by four lumber, spaced two feet apart.Source:Nat... Read More »

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How to Build a Post and Beam Barn?

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How to Build a Barn Shaped Roof?

A barn shaped roof is a typical triangle-shaped ceiling traditional for structures such as barns, cottages, doll houses and dog houses. You can make a similar roof for your own woodworking projects... Read More »

Old Barn Wood Crafts?

Making craft projects from old barn wood is satisfying for so many reasons---you exercise sound recycling principles, you reduce the amount of material going into dumps and landfills and you end th... Read More »

How to Update Barn Wood Walls?

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