JRO SkyShed Build


March

          First Light

         Finished window & Door Trim

February

           Install SkyRoof

          Next version of software underway

          Got Mount PC running, connected and updated

          Installed and balanced RASA

          Installed and leveled CGEPro

          Extended Pier (I hope this works!)

          Observatory environmental PC back online

          SkyAlert online

          Setup Network

          Finished Window & Door Trim

          Powered up 12V main bus

          Installed Floor Insulation & Floor TileFinished window & Door Trim

          Powered up 12V main bus

          Installed Floor Insulation & Floor Tile

          Made reverse gable over door

          Prep for floor

January

     COLD!

     Completed Wallboard installation

     Mostly done with Trim except for windows, door and built-ins

     The door is not doing well in the weather, water has infiltrated the mullion and one of the stiles.  I'm going to make a small reverse gable over the

          door to protect it from roof run off and then fix the door.

     Boxed in Roof Opener

     Details details details

     Prep for Floor and Wallboard

     1 of 3 Inside Gables cam installed

     Gable batteries and charger installed

     Foscam Cameras installed

     Made access box for connections from/to the garage for electrical and LAN

     Created a 3" PVC Conduit between the pier and the access box

     Finish Exterior Flashing & Caulking

December

    Outside Lights and Ring Cameras installed

    Siding Done

    Roof automation complete - It opens and closes with a garage door opener.   See videos below

    Made cover for attachments, notched for cover

    Mounted the garage door opener

    Redo door jam in PVC

    Finished Electrical

    Finished off Ridge, installed ridge caps

    Moved electrical & LAN services

    Lowered Cross member to accommodate garage door screw drive

    Electrical Rough in  (300' 14x2 + 100' 12x2)

    Taped Windows

    Installed Gable vent

    Installed Ring mounting blocks

    Installed Panel, hung all electrical boxes

    Finished Trimming out door

    Installed weather protection valances

    Install and trim out door with lock and door stop

    Completed Ondura roof including ridge  

    Installed drip edge and 1/2 of the Ondura roof

    Started Electrical inside the SkyShed

    Installed Tyvek wrap and windows

November 10 -

   Roof foundation + prep -Ready for Ondura Roof!

   Finished framing the roof, buttoned up for rain this afternoon, drilled the door for locks

   Installed all the roll-off wheels

   Made Trusses, installed with ridge         

   Started Framing Roof  -was 9 degrees when I started this morning!

   Installed 2 collar ties (so cold & Thanksgiving)

   Roof Runners installed and connected

   2" Garage Door Track installed

   Finished Rolloff Rails, built Roof Runners

   Despite snow, I Installed the beam, posts and rolloff rails

   Covered all 4 walls in playwood, sanded and painted door

   Built and erected the 4 walls

   Started painting the door

Late October

   Sanding Door, prep for paint

   All materials on hand except the siding

Late September

  Finished the door rough construction, filled holes, added the back

  Started the door

Floor complete
Floor complete
Insulation & Floor tile going down
Insulation & Floor tile going down
Reverse Gable over door
Reverse Gable over door
Door Repair -mullion removed, caulked for winter
Door Repair -mullion removed, caulked for winter
WallBoard Install w/ Trim
WallBoard Install w/ Trim
WallBoard Install w/ Trim
WallBoard Install w/ Trim
WallBoard Install
WallBoard Install
WallBoard Install
WallBoard Install
WallBoard Install
WallBoard Install
Roof Opener
Roof Opener
View from Inside and outside Gable Cams
View from Inside and outside Gable Cams
North Facing R2 Gable Cam
North Facing R2 Gable Cam
Access Bench with ToyBox lid
Access Bench with ToyBox lid
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IMG_7277.JPG
Siding Complete
Siding Complete
Ring FloodLight Cam + Foscam FI9928P Installed
Ring FloodLight Cam + Foscam FI9928P Installed
Siding Complete
Siding Complete
Siding In Progress
Siding In Progress
South Wall Complete
South Wall Complete
Floor complete
Floor complete
Beefed up wall
Beefed up wall
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IMG_6938.JPG
Door and windows from the inside
Door and windows from the inside
Electrical Panel
Electrical Panel
Lights at night
Lights at night
Ducts in position
Ducts in position
Lights
Lights
Ridge Caps installed
Ridge Caps installed
Front view -All taped up
Front view -All taped up
Electrical roughed in
Electrical roughed in
Outside Lights
Outside Lights
Door mirror installed
Door mirror installed
Roof Complete
Roof Complete
almost done with one side - Fall Protection in use!
almost done with one side - Fall Protection in use!
Drip Edge installed
Drip Edge installed
Ready for Ondura roofing
Ready for Ondura roofing
Ready for Ondura roofing
Ready for Ondura roofing
Plywood on roof
Plywood on roof
Felt for a finished drip free ceiling
Felt for a finished drip free ceiling
Little Giant Plank on my 2 x 22'ers
Little Giant Plank on my 2 x 22'ers
Roof framed out
Roof framed out
Roof framed out
Roof framed out
Partially rolled off
Partially rolled off
Gables made
Gables made
Roof Runners installed and connected.  Roof shown partially open
Roof Runners installed and connected. Roof shown partially open
Rails up
Rails up
sanded
sanded
plywood on all 4 walls
plywood on all 4 walls
all 4 walls up
all 4 walls up