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Placing the Engineered Wood Glulam Roof Ridge Beam
Project: Dream Garage and Boat Storage, Episode 5, Part 1
Post-and-beam framing continues on the barn project: carpenter Bob Ryley puts new decking on the loft area; the ridge beam and rafters go up; and a specialist in 17th-century joinery comes from nearby Plimoth Plantation to offer a look at how the Pilgrims framed their houses. Bob takes a trip to Veneta, OR to tour the Willamette plant, where the engineered lumber used in the barn framing is manufactured.
- Part 1: Placing the Engineered Wood Glulam Roof Ridge Beam
- Bob and Paul Pacella (of Maine Post and Beam) discuss the cutting and placement of the engineered wood glulam ridge beam for the garage.
- Part 2: Discussing the Manufacture of Glulams
- Part 3: Cutting Joists Using 17th-Century Techniques
This innovative and functional post-and-beam barn structure is designed to provide space to store, and perform work on, boats and cars. Bob Vila takes us through the story,which centers around creating a state-of-the-art, ergonomically efficient, well-lit, and safe environment.
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