Maybe the beginning was when I began to consider building instead of buying. It took years to settle on the design, and I still look at other plans and think about what could be
I’ve built a shed once, from scratch, for my place in Fairbanks, Alaska. It turned out okay, survived a heavy snow load, winds, and -60°F weather. But, that’s not going to be like this one. So, this is a learning experience.
According to George Buehler, in his book, Buehler’s Backyard Boatbuilding for the 21st Century, the temporary shop should be a few feet longer and many feet wider than the boat’s dimensions. I hope I guesstimated the lumber requirements. It was going to be $1,500+ for the materials. That’s when Teresa’s father helped me out tremendously!
It was a lot of fun and a lot of work, but hopefully, this will be enough lumber for the temporary structure, well, that and what I’m about to bring out in plywood and small pieces today.