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ORGANIC GARDENING–Build a 🌼Winter Greenhouse🌼 in 1 day for $150!! Part 2

November 6, 2019

hey guys retired at 40 here thanks for
coming back for part two of the hoop house build let’s get back to it
all right look at that cross supports our in door frames in everything’s
looking sturdy time to put some hinges on the door and get this puppy hung I
went to Lowe’s and I got these kits and it will have a spring so that it’ll keep
the door shut it’s got the hinges has a handle and a latch so pretty much
everything you need so I marked out six inches where my hinges are gonna go now
I’m gonna put my hinges on I get this hung up just to make my life a little
easier I made some half-inch shims I’m gonna put those on the bottom and then
on the hinge side and that’ll account for the half-inch fluff that we put in
earlier for the door that’ll get everything hung nice and square and
another thing I forgot to mention you do want to you do want to have this thing
sitting somewhat level and square just because it’ll be really tough to get the
door to square up nice and in order to get to the actual frame square run a
tape measure from corner to corner this way a diagonal and corner to corner this
way a diagonal and as soon as that measurement is the same that’ll make it
square get the door in I’ve got my half-inch accounted for on every side
handles on I added this little piece of trim that I had laying around on the
door frame and that way it catches on that added my spring right
here give it a little tension so you can open the door and it closes its little
heavy on one side right now just cuz there’s no support but there will be as
soon as we get the back end in last thing to do is take some of these little
side supports and by that we need to take a level level up the door this way
and this way and when you get it plumb and square you’re gonna throw it in this
way put a screw in and that’s gonna keep all this square and plumb for a long
time and then I think I’m actually gonna put some down here as well to keep the
bottom all square you got these cross supports in here
cross supports there and then I went ahead and threw one here too just to
make it a little bit more stout next you just need to make some more of these
little slide lock deals when you put your plastic on same deal you just slide them
over the PVC like that with your plastic now what you can move them around take
them off you can roll up the sides all that kind of good stuff and it looks
like I’m finished just about the right time something’s going down over the
Rockies this is retired at 40 signing off
live life simple I’m gonna go see what’s for dinner


  • Reply David Ewing November 6, 2017 at 6:29 am

    Nice looking hoop house! Simple yet elegant! You didn't happen to video the skinning to finish it?

  • Reply Todd Fischer November 7, 2017 at 1:28 pm

    Nice sturdy design! This might actually hold up to the KS winds. I have some salvaged lumber just waiting for a project!

  • Reply Jeremy Helling March 20, 2018 at 2:30 pm

    Dont suppose you have a vid of hanging the plastic up yet do ya?

  • Reply George Vasquez March 20, 2018 at 4:46 pm

    Great video! I think you live in my neighborhood. Same view I have. Thanks for sharing.

  • Reply RORO RA April 11, 2018 at 2:36 pm

    Very nice and thanks can you make video how to put the plastic cover on?

  • Reply Nina LM April 20, 2018 at 3:41 am

    Hi, how did you cut the clips? Which tool did you use? Congratulations on your retirement at 40, I retired at 40 also.

  • Reply rick padgett May 16, 2018 at 3:03 am

    Believe he has prior construction experience.Very wrll done and presented.

  • Reply Dave Posh May 24, 2018 at 3:58 pm

    Any videos about putting the plastic on the greenhouse? Type, thickness? How well did it stand up to wind. I built one (10'x17', all PVC, no wood) last fall in central Texas. Held up until Febuary when wind/gusts tore the plastic into shreds.

  • Reply Cal Morton June 21, 2018 at 12:04 am

    How much wind will this thing withstand before itblows away?

  • Reply Timanator July 1, 2018 at 12:58 pm

    Great video man, I need to start mine! maybe with a solar powered aquaponic system inside.

  • Reply Carla Bass July 20, 2018 at 8:27 am

    I really hate you did not show how to attach the plastic using the pvc clamps. Also, what did you use to actually anchor the building? Possibly '"J" shaped cut sucker rods over the base frame and hammered into the ground? Also did you put into the base any type of weed proof cloth that would allow water to drain but deter the growing of grass or weeds inside the structure?

  • Reply RehoKevin July 29, 2018 at 4:30 pm

    Great video(s), thanks for sharing your process. I'll be building one this fall using your video as a guide. Thanks again.

  • Reply Downeastwaves February 13, 2019 at 2:23 am

    Thanks so much for the video. Great design.

  • Reply Anna Bell March 2, 2019 at 2:21 pm

    Absolutely one of the best videos, I like your style and will come back anytime you have something new. Thank you so much!

  • Reply Jennifer WarHawk April 21, 2019 at 10:49 pm

    Did you seriously end the video before telling how to put the plastic on!? I've never built anything in my life so I would have no idea how to get plastic to stay on a greenhouse.

  • Reply GigaWatz Retro Turk May 14, 2019 at 6:33 pm

    Can it handle snow? If so how much do you think? I'm in upstate NY

  • Reply TheDave570 June 7, 2019 at 3:30 pm

    You could have put door and frame in together, save you extra work!! you had everything laying flat on the ground, would have been a lot easier!

  • Reply timothy chung August 9, 2019 at 10:25 pm

    Someone finally framing it with stability. Pretty much what I have planned for myself including the the sliding joints- not quite that way. NICE!

  • Reply Lara Gwen November 5, 2019 at 1:49 am

    This is not finished. How did you attach the plastic? Help!

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