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First WOFATI Greenhouse Plans

 
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This is the "as built" drawing set for the first WOFATI Greenhouse.  Which is an experimental structure designed and built at Wheaton Labs as part ofthis Kickstarter.







These plans include:
  • Elevation Drawings
  • Excavation Dimensions
  • Pole Location Dimensions
  • Rough Framing Member Lengths
  • Some Timberframing Detail
  • Dimensions in Inches
  • Access to Future Revisions


  • These plans do not include:
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  • Instruction in Timberframing Joinery
  • A Guarantee of Structural Soundness




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    Good luck with this project. I will come visit sometime this summer.

    A few things;
    - the sections do not represent the "sloped" walls of the trenches to "prevent cave ins"
    - I still worry about the moisture needs of a greenhouse with this sort of round-log foundation
    - hopefully you document these details, especially the wool insulation

    cheers,
    Tim
     
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    Tim Skufca wrote:Good luck with this project. I will come visit sometime this summer.

    A few things;
    - the sections do not represent the "sloped" walls of the trenches to "prevent cave ins"
    - I still worry about the moisture needs of a greenhouse with this sort of round-log foundation
    - hopefully you document these details, especially the wool insulation

    cheers,
    Tim



    It looks beautiful and quite "beefy". Handling these enormous logs would be well beyond my ability, but the principles feel very sound. Because of the weight of the roof, I don't supposed it could be 'downsized' safely?
     
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    You will need machinery.
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    Josiah drilling hole for metal pin after lowering beam into place.
    Josiah drilling hole for metal pin after lowering beam into place.
     
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    Davin Hoyt wrote:You will need machinery.



    I think one person can do it without machinery.  A person could set up a tall tripod, or a gin pole or something similar.  We happened to have an excavator.
     
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    What is the purpose of the open wrap around the wapiti?  It seems like you would want the dirt/ground against 3 sides for better temperature control.    The propped up open semi-circle seems like a lot of work for an unknown benefit.  Am I missing something?
     
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