Planning a greenhouse before spring..


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oh @Rey I like that! Took me 9 hours to put my 6x8 together and funnily enough almost as long for each of the 6x4's! Once you get your base set up you'll find it goes pretty fast. Before your vacation is done, you'll be filling the house up :)

Usually these companies have their assembly manuals in pdf form on their websites so you can study it before you receive the shipment. Always fun putting one together - if it wasn't, I wouldn't have carried on getting more. units ;)
 
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ahhh, I was reading the PDF file and get familiarize, thanks for the tip, at least this will reduce time but I feel this will be a whole week project :( hopefully I can finish this in a week.
 
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Nah, once you get going, you'll be having so much fun you won't want to quit.

Two more tips.

I used a mechanics magnetic bowl for the nuts anf bolts.

I put all of the parts in numeric order on my deck. Easier to locate and smoothly work on.

I REALLY envy you. There is nothing more rewarding than putting together your greenhouse. You're outside, you're taking on something new and later you get to grow things in there and if you're like me, you'll keep tweaking and adding bells and whistles. .. honestly, it does not get better than that :)
 

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A word of advice, do not use bio degradable pots in a greenhouse! The cardboard sucks up all the moisture and takes away any from the plants. In the greenhouse where i worked, we made that mistake and payed for it. The seeds in the bio degradable pots ended up burning , and the ones that did make it had to be constantly watered. This is because the sun reflects through the glass, and heats the place up. Similarly, find a way to cool off the greenhouse in the colder months, as the heat can become unbearable.

Congrats on doing this though, despite all the issues described above it truly was a good choice.
 

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ok, slowly but surely :D, I made a mistake by mounting the framing first because I was thinking that the aluminum base will sit on top of the wood frame. Ideally, I have to assemble the base first and drive the four corner stakes where the base should screw in. So I improvised, I cut the 4 stakes and screw the base to it. Then, I mounted it on top of the frame I made and I drill holes on the alum base and screw it in the wooden frame. Then I use iron stakes with holes and screw that to the wooden frame. Then I plan to puor concrete on the bottom of the wooden frame. I then measured to make sure the diagonal measurement is the same on both. So far I assembled the rear gable. I had to use 4 chairs since it is impossible to do it on the ground... Still in progress..

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