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Made a little progress here. Clearance between the floor and the first floor is 210cm, should be enough to go under by any "normal" car.
Just out of curiosity:
How are you attaching the wooden rafters/planks/beams to the metal structure?
And how are the rafters/planks/beams attached to each other? L-brackets or screwed directly together?
 
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You made me go outside to take couple of pictures, Sten! I've welded metal 50x50x5mm metal-iron angle to the poles. Then screwed 150x50mm wooden boards to it. Then placed 100x50mm boards across the structure and screwed them by 2 screws from each side.
 

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Are you going to store anything in the rafters???

I don't know your building codes over there, but on my side of town the span on the side between the 3 beams looks to be a bit too long for just a single board, even with a "L" angle iron added.

You have dead load and live load to calculate out, dead load would be the allowable dead weight on the side supports, this would be the total weight of the wood and any flooring, live load would be the allowable weight of anything put on top of the flooring.

How far is it between the 3 posts on the sides???
 
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Sure, I will be storing different items up there. It is 3.6m between the posts on the side. Of course, I would not like if construction breaks .... :( but I feel there is enough reserve.
 
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Found out that rafters are in different wideness, so spent couple of hours to plane them. Made full wheel-barrel of chips :eek:
 

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I have a tricky question: What is this device for? It has wooden body and ~140cm long wire attached. Hint: It is made for precision measurements :Y and very helpful.
 

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No, not so simple. Device belongs to this thread only cuz it had photo-session here :-rofl2, but it does nothing with shed. :-lmao
Add: You can see this device in action in several threads I've posted, for example, in this . Yes, it is for fine LNB adjustments exactly in the proper place in such a way that LNB's phase center is co-located with antenna's focal point.
 
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Well that looks like a good job to me, it will give you a stable platform for doing the roofing.......But where is the ladder well?? Don't see one in the photo, I use a drop down ladder from Werner, it's rated at 350 pounds.
 
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I do not plan to build drop-down ladder, will just make couple of holes in the floor (yellow). Perhaps also will make couple of doors from side (red). The storage will be mostly used to store bags with pellets for central heating boiler.
 

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Cool...Hey I have a suggestion, why don't you do an access hole under that center beam, that way you could use a chain fall to lift those bags up there.

And the bags may weigh a bit so keep them to the sides, that is the strongest point.
 
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Bags weight 15-20 kilos, not a big deal. And to load the bags I will move trailer under the one of the holes, step in to the trailer and just unload it. But, it is good idea to install chain fall under the central beam..... I will think about it.
 
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Have attached 100x100mm x9m wooden beams on the top of the construction IMG_20180620_173704 (Large).jpg . Soon there will be ridgepole celebrations, I think. Going to build the roof this shape. ScreenHunter_675 Jun. 20 18.57.jpg Will need 16 rafters.
 
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Have made rafters from 150x50mm deals. Man, this shed takes my time.... and money :eek:!
 

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