John C Daley wrote:You may need to lower the floor area if and earthen floor is used, they need a fair bit of depth for the layers.
John C Daley wrote:It does not look that deep!
Can you fabricate the stirrups yourself?Some hoop iron diagonally across the roof frame both ways should be a great help in creating lateral stability of the new posts.
John F Dean wrote:I realize this is pretty late in the game. When I lived in 12 x 32, I decided to go up with thec12 x 16 addition. I avoided all the foundation questions. The ceiling joists of the original house were more than adequate to serve as the floor.
John F Dean wrote:much depends upon the ceiling joists.
John C Daley wrote:I cannot remember what your original plans for the wall cladding was. What ever you use that is conventional may clash with the round posts.