Corbin Dunn
Redwood Monkey

Firewood Hutch

Project Hutchinson

An oak tree fell down at the end of last winter and I ended up with a lot of great firewood. I saved a few pieces for woodworking (we’ll see how those turn out), but the rest is going to heat my house. I needed a convenient place to store the firewood, and I originally was going to turn my back door cement area into a covered firewood area…but Costanza and my friend Mark convinced me it was a bad idea (it would block too much light into my house). So, I designed a little firewood hutch that would go under my bathroom window.

The final result, packed to the brim with firewood:

IMG_1952.jpg

I had to pour some concrete posts, as wood+ground contact creates rot and termite infestations:

IMG_1924.JPG

IMG_1925.JPG

I wanted the floor to be level with my existing concrete floor; I had to dig out a bit of earth and set a four by four on top of the concrete pillars, along with a hacked up support for them embedded in the concrete:

IMG_1932.jpg

Simple roof construction, 4x4s with 2×4 roofing:

IMG_1937.JPG

3/4″ ply on top (leftover from Burning Man — I had used the plywood as flooring for cyr wheel), and then painted/stained to match the house (I also did all the back side, which needed it!):

IMG_1947.jpg

Then, roofed (tarpaper + shingles):

IMG_1951.jpg

Previous Post
LED Cyr Wheel on Stage
Next Post
no_thumbnail
SD Card errors with Arduino / Teensy 3.0

Leave a Reply

avatar
500
  Subscribe  
Notify of

(c) 2008-2018 Corbin Dunn

Privacy Policy

Subscribe to RSS feeds for entries.

56 queries. 0.365 seconds.

Log in