Greenhouse roof

Cutting a large number of large pieces that all need to be pretty close to perfect…
Motivation to dial in your machine. Go big or go home!

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That is awesome. That deserves a lot of credit for designing a round roof and then cutting it on your own CNC machine. You are living the dream.

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Let’s hope :slight_smile:

It has definitely forced a great deal of learning. Which is pretty much the whole point of everything we do!

I’m happy to report that even though my Y axis was a little screwy for about half of the first cuts, the registration holes like up. So I think I will be able to perform woodworking on most of it and get good results.

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Super cool. Gave me all sorts of ideas.

What are you using on top of those ribs?

I have two large roles of solexx waiting with bated breath.

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Oh this is getting exciting now!

My Great Grandfather built that barn in the background in 1915. Tough act to follow, but imagine he’d approve. He was an engineer.

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Getting it moved into position and raised was… Interesting.

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Dang, now I want one. :slight_smile:

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Geez, I’ll bet. That is easily the largest thing in the gallery. What an amazing project.

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Go Big or Go Home! I was building the Lowrider2 at the same time thinking about a greenhouse. Optimizing sun exposure at my latitude meant a 45 degree slope, given a flat surface. That led to thinking about a curved surface… the rest is 4 months of really hard work and a very “steep” learning “curve.” Har!!

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Great job! This looks fantastic!

Warning - attempt at COVID humor…
Is it too soon to razz you for raising the curve?

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Lovely use of the finger joints. I worked in a woodshop that had a very large CNC - potentially where I got my desire to own one for myself - and we used it to create large scarf joints similar for exposed timber framing entryways, etc.
Might have to consider a similar approach to increasing the size of my greenhouse. I currently have a store bought 8x8 foot model - but it is working out fine for the little lot I am on now. Later, when I get an acre or two - I will max the size out and have it adjoin my shop. This is a good design to compliment the hand made shop I have in mind. Cheers on your effort! Looking forward to seeing the final pictures.