Storage tent/canopy ideas

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How about a bow roof shed? Built with stuff you probably have lying around: 1x3 strapping & 2x4's. Can be scaled up to almost any size, I imagine. Made up of a series of bowed trusses. Thinking of a small one myself for a boat I'm building so I can continue over the winter.

$20 gets you the plans from: Stimson Marine - Bow-Roof Shed

Sorry about the blow boat in the picture, but you get the idea...



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I have a "Quonset hut" set up on my boat, 2x6 ridgepole with holes drilled about every 18" for 1" pvc pipe to go thru the ridge, on the gunnel tops i used a 16'2x4 with partial holes drilled into it for the ends of the pvc to plug into, i run a drywall screw into the pipe to hold it in the 2x4. Cover it all with cheap blue tarp and cover the tarp with the bag out of a salmon seine to hold it all down when its blowin' 80 around here, snow slides off nicely.This is the second boat the quonset has been on. I'll get some better pics tomorrow.
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couple pictures of the low cost way that I went. Held up for the two years that I needed for completion.

The only suggestion I have is to create a double barrier on the shrink wrap if you plan on heating due to the condensation factor.

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Keep in mind, If you buy a quality shelter, You will be able to recover some of the cost if you resell once your project is completed.

This was one of the best $3500 expenditures I have made!
Holy crap that thing is awesome . Did you form the concrete ?
 

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