Greenhouse Project

jowwy

Guru
I’m going to be building my own greenhouse. Ive already got a base to sort of start from. But its not going to be rack and shelf type greenhouse, its going to based around this design

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So a U shaped base, two long beds will be 1.2mtr long, 600 deep, 600 wide…..the end bed will be 1.7mtrs long, 600 deep and 1mtr wide….

the greenhouse structure will be built out of 3x2 rough cut and 4mm twinwall polycarbonate sheets. 21 sheets in all.

I have the base which i will convert into the above shape and will update as i go along

Starting point

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I’m going to be building my own greenhouse. Ive already got a base to sort of start from. But its not going to be rack and shelf type greenhouse, its going to based around this design

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So a U shaped base, two long beds will be 1.2mtr long, 600 deep, 600 wide…..the end bed will be 1.7mtrs long, 600 deep and 1mtr wide….

the greenhouse structure will be built out of 3x2 rough cut and 4mm twinwall polycarbonate sheets. 21 sheets in all.

I have the base which i will convert into the above shape and will update as i go along

Starting point

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jowwy

jowwy

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So yesterday i started dismantling the bed and moving the soil around, all the beds will be lined with black/blue rubble bags or old compost bags, to slow down the rotting of the timber and so the wood doesnt suck the fluid out of the beds.

i will also reinforce the structure with cross braces within the beds to stop them bulging out at the sides.

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jowwy

jowwy

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Bit more work today before the timber arrives tmrw, digging more soil towards the bigger back bed and re-inforcing the back wall against the might of the soil

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jowwy

jowwy

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More work on the base structure of the greenhouse today,,,,,its all been lined with thick rubble bags and hopefully tmrw all the U shaped structure will be finished and ready for the framing for the windows to take place

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jowwy

jowwy

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Come on Jowwers, chop chop. We need an update, with write up and pictures, ever couple of hours please!
sorrys Drag's, but im in the office til 1 ( at home) , but i will have some more pics later
 
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jowwy

jowwy

Guru
Van't you throw a sickie. You look very pale, and that cough.... :okay:
ive booked two hours off this afternoon to crack on with it, in the suuuunshine
 
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jowwy

jowwy

Guru
im actually thinking of the window structure while i work........benefits of having my workspace in front of the window looking over the garden, i can see all i build and enjoy it while i work
 
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jowwy

jowwy

Guru
Window structures starting to go up now….and decided on a pent roof going from right to left and putting a water butt in behind

Not easy to photo now, but ive tried as best i can……and even though im building it alone, its all bang straight on the spirit level

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