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kmckayrwc wrote:
How is this constructed? - Can you advise how you constructed it. Is there framing that the windows attach to? This is a wonderful use of old windows.
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Amy Isbon_Moore
Thank you for the compliment...I used railroad timbers for the foundation, and 2x4's to frame from the inside overlapping the windows edges. I used 2x6's to frame around the exterior base and 2x10's for the rafters...Feel free to ask any other questions...Thanks.
July 23, 2013 at 10:22am        Thanked by kmckayrwc
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Are you happy with the roofing? Uv protection or not?
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Bringing on the heat. Winter on the ridge drops to temperatures in the teens, and Moore hopes to use passive heating to warm the greenhouse. She’ll observe temperatures in it over the winter to see if supplemental heating is required — solar panels, perhaps. She's looking forward to growing a lot more in the coming seasons, and maintaining a balmy temperature of 65 degrees Fahrenheit over the winters would make a world of difference.She caulked the windows and then let her kids have a go with the olive green paint. Moore says she has only a few more trips to the glass with the razor blade left to go.

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