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Pole-barn / equipment shelter advice
« on: February 28, 2019, 05:53:03 pm »

  I want to put up a small (3x 4.8mx3.6m bays about 2.5m-3m roof-height) equipment shelter to keep my tractor, digger and other stuff under, out of the rain etc.

  I'm planning a simple eight vertical pole structure, tied together at the top with joists and then joists on top of that, front to back, some exterior board of some sort on top of that and then metal roof panels on top of that - I'll worry about the sides another day.

  A 33kV power line crosses my land and all the poles were replaced a while ago - I managed to keep hold of the old poles - they're a mix of 9m, 7m and 5m lengths.  The thing is, though, they're enormous diameter - some are about 50cm and some are about 40cm.

  Would I be better off splitting them into quarters or halves?  If so, how would I do that without a saw-mill on site?!

  If anybody's done anything like this before, I'd welcome your advice,

Thanks :)
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