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Re: is the carport sturdy?

Subject: Re: is the carport sturdy?
Date: Tue, 23 Mar 2004 19:59:15 -0800
>Nope.  The wobble is in the posts.  You need to triangulate the sides.  I
>suggest he sheath part of the sides.  To keep the sun off, I'd expect
>enclosing part of the sunward walls would help.

My neighbor's carport was built in the early 50's.  It has five supports
using two 4x4s in a V configuration. Steel anchored in concrete.
Two Vees on each side, one Vee in the front.  Flat roof, rock solid.

Steve Shipley
Seattle, WA

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