Articles on diagonal bracing and other lumber reduction ideas
I’d like to build a 20×20 enclosed shed in the next few months but I have the lumber price blues like everyone else.
Because it is a shed/garage I am more willing to experiment with ways to save. This will not be permitted.
The main way I can think to do this is to leave off plywood sheathing and brace the walls diagonally. Are there any resources out there detailing this procedure?
Are there any other ways to minimize material you-all can think of if you were building something without county regulations?
thanks for any ideas.
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