Re: Wyo problem
Far be it for me to tell a fellow builder what to do with"his
problem" considering that whatever is recommended is going to have to
be accomplished and payed for by you,not"us".
Having said that,let me just say that I am very much inclined to
cast my vote along with Tom and Jamie;remove what you've done and
start over with a double lamination of thinner stuff and add some deck
Consider the following:
It will never be easier to put things right then right now while
you are in the thick of building.
You will have by now worked up to an efficient building routine
with all the required tools/supplies at hand.
Speaking of having things at hand,I suspect the caullouses on
your hands are up the task.
It will prove educational for the other"roofs" you have still to
And finally,it really isn't all that hard or should I say
scary.If I remember correctly,Mike Stockstill did do major surgery on
his Martha Jane RaMbUnCtIoUs( however he spells it! :-) ) in less then
perfect conditions and his results are commendable!
Me thinks that when you consider how little that one roof
represents in time/materials,doing it over is but a small part of the
many hours still to go,hours which you will soon forget after she is
launched with a perfect roof!
Good luck with your choices and continued success with your WYO !!
Peter Lenihan,losing a litre per hour of water in an incredible heat
wave,along the shores of the sultry St.Lawrence...........
It sounds like you won't need kerfs to solve your Wyoming cabin roof
problem, but if it turns out you do, make them with a router and a thin
veining or straight bit. It's much safer and easier to control than a