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Re: building material for SFG box

Post  Hoggar on 1/30/2013, 12:03 pm

I used 2" x 8" x 8' Redwood from Home Depot it was $12.97 a board and cut them on a 45° and used deck screws and plumbers tape to attach the corners.

Here is a corner I didn't cut at a 45 but you can see the plumbers tape.


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Post  ETNRedClay on 4/15/2013, 8:43 pm

I used No.2 pressure treated pine decking, an actual 5/4" but called a 1"x6" so extra sturdy. Lowe's has them in 16' lengths for under $10 each. I built 2 that were 16'x32" and double stacked so they were 11" high. I built 2 that were 8'x36", double stacked so 11" high. A 4'x3'x11" and a potato tower. I've got enough left over that I'm considering a strawberry tower or a cucumber trellis....

Have Dewalt, Will Travel... (not really, who would weed and water?)

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