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post #1 of 3 Old 04-01-2016, 02:50 PM Thread Starter
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Complete newbie, first project.

Hey guys, i have been interested in carpentry for some time now and i finally want to give it a try on a project i found on another site. I am hoping if anyone out there can provide me with information on what is needed to finish the project, an estimate cost, and just any additional tips or advice you have to offer for me. I'd greatly appreciate it! This is what i am trying to make in my backyard. I have never ever done any type of woodworking before, i know i should start small but out of all the woodworking things, i really enjoy building shelter aspect of it. It's going to be me and two friends helping out. Thank you in advance!

Btw i am not going to make it a theater, i plan on doing something different in the inside but def want a little power to run a window ac unit.
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The pictures are too small to really use. Prices vary so much around the country it wouldn't be feasible not to mention time consuming to figure an estimate. All you can do is make a parts list for the lumber you think you need and get the current price from your local lumber company. You have studs every 16" and plywood for the floor and roof as well as framing for the floor and roof. Then if you use asphalt shingles you figure how many squares it is. A square is an area 10'x10' which contains three bundles of shingles.
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Take the pictures and your dimensions to your local home improvement store. They can probably generate the plan, and give you a materials list. If you have a Menard's nearby, they can definitely do it.
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