October 26, 2005 – Corn Crib Project

Now that the steel has arrived, I am beginning work on the corn crib. This fall, I’m going to put steel siding on about half the building and do the rest next year. I built some racks inside one section of the crib to store lumber and need to keep the water and snow out – so I’m closing up one side and parts of two other sides.
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Here’s the crib before (but notice the nice roof from year’s gone by!)
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Everything flowed today and it was an easy job (no windows or doors and only one piece to cut). I could have used more than 1 1/4 people (Martin could hand me a drill when I was holding the unfastened pieces in place, but that was about it). I just have part of the top two rows of screws to put in and the west side will be done.

5 thoughts on “October 26, 2005 – Corn Crib Project

  1. Mr. Bachelor question- nothing special – I just use the rubber-headed screws and screw the panels on with a cordless drill. It helps to indent a small hole in the steel before drilling as well.

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