Sep
18
2013

Order Tara's Bicycle Touring Cookbook Today!

Tongue & Groove Roof Decking Delivery

by Tyler

After parting ways with Jahnavi and Addison in Saratoga Springs, we raced back home, arriving just in time to receive a shipment of roof decking for our grindbygg workshop. We now have nearly two hundred kiln-dried 2"x6"x16' tongue and groove spruce deck boards stacked underneath our timber frame. I am so excited about the prospect of having a water-tight roof.

Tyler & Delivery Man Unloading Roof Decking

I ordered the wood from a nearby mill that specializes in this type of paneling. Needless to say, I was a little bummed to learn that the material they delivered came all the way from Finland. So much for keeping it local. I'm consoling myself with the fact that the material (like our joinery) is Nordic in origin. Also, it's beautiful.

Tyler Stacking Roof Decking

Now, it's time to get to work—we have two more rafters to complete before we can start laying this stuff!

Grindbygg Timberframe Rafters on Roof
Previous Entry
The Love Sprockets
G
Topics:

3 comments

It's looking so beautiful guys! Thanks for sharing the process with all of us.
Posted by Dave on September 24th, 2013 at 7:33 AM
From Finland! That made me smile. :) We do have a lot of trees here...
Posted by Matias on September 24th, 2013 at 12:32 PM
Dave-- Thanks and you're more than welcome :)

Matias-- We have tons of trees here too :/. I'm not complaining much though, this stuff is really, really nice. I guess if it had to come from somewhere abroad, Finland was a good pick!
Posted by Tyler on September 24th, 2013 at 5:00 PM
...and sign up for our newsletter!
Post a Comment
receive email for new comments
check this box to prove you are human

HTML allowed:<a><strong><b><i><u><em><strike>
Bookmarks