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amakarevic 01-06-2011 12:49 PM

wood siding for a shed
 
i wanna side my 11x9 shed with horizontal wood planks. was wondering what the most optimal material should be (price vs. looks).

thanks

mrgins 01-06-2011 04:05 PM

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Originally Posted by amakarevic (Post 564069)
i wanna side my 11x9 shed with horizontal wood planks. was wondering what the most optimal material should be (price vs. looks).

thanks

Assuming you have sheathing on it for bracing, I would suggest spruce clapboard. Cheap and cheerful for a shed

amakarevic 01-06-2011 04:22 PM

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Originally Posted by mrgins (Post 564219)
Assuming you have sheathing on it for bracing, I would suggest spruce clapboard. Cheap and cheerful for a shed

Sheathing as in 1/2" plywood? Certainly, that's an option but was pondering to skip it if siding vertical planks only would provide enough support (i don't care too much about insulation though I'd probably put that wrapping sheet that says "Tyvac" if I went that route - what is that sheeting called, BTW?).

mrgins 01-06-2011 04:32 PM

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Originally Posted by amakarevic (Post 564237)
Sheathing as in 1/2" plywood? Certainly, that's an option but was pondering to skip it if siding vertical planks only would provide enough support (i don't care too much about insulation though I'd probably put that wrapping sheet that says "Tyvac" if I went that route - what is that sheeting called, BTW?).

7/16 OSB is cheaper than plywood. If you don't use it, you'll need bracing on the corners or your shed will lean in the breeze!
Housewrap is the generic term. If you use anything, just use 15# felt on a shed

amakarevic 01-06-2011 04:51 PM

mrgins, DUDE YOU ROCK !!!!!!!!!!

mrgins 01-06-2011 05:40 PM

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Originally Posted by amakarevic (Post 564259)
mrgins, DUDE YOU ROCK !!!!!!!!!!

I try!:thumbsup:


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