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Unless you mean something out of the ordinary, you probably need at least "purlins" to support the metal between the 2x6 rafters. If you could provide a sketch of your proposed framing scheme it might help. With typical rafter spacing that might mean a 2x4 laid flat every 1-3 feet or so (depending on what the roofing metal can "self-support" across, roof ...


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I would not add plywood under the metal. The only thing that will come with this is the possibility of rot and the loosening of your metal sheet connections. However plywood does offer structural support to your roof so you may have to add a few crosses and make sure you have a good screw schedule on the tin sheets.


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Wow: talk about "thinking inside the box". I've been building "oddly shaped" houses for years, and the Hexagon is by far the most efficient, acoustically sound and strongest structure to build. No; it doesn't have to cost a lot extra. The trick is to do the math ahead of time to make the most efficient use of dimensional (especially sheet goods) materials, ...


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I had to Google Trichy and filter sand to try to decipher your question. I'm guessing you mean you are using river sand from the Trichy area (Bangalore, India). For structural concrete, you should have sand (about 1 mm), gravel (5 to 20 mm), and cement. If you have sand but no gravel, that is not good. Gravel but no sand, also not good. Some sand is ...



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