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Construction of One 17' X 36' High Tunnel Penn State Design

Assumption

Have purchased a high tunnel frame from manufacturer

Lumber

Count Description
12 treated 2" x 6" x 12'
2 treated 2" x 4" x 12'
2 treated 2" x 6" x 8'
4 treated 2" x 4" x 12'
19 treated 2" x 6" x 8'
6 treated 1" x 6" x 12'*
3 treated 1" x 3" x 18'**

Hardware

Count Description
70 1 1/2" x #12 wood screws-flathead- for end door hinges and gate straps
6 3 1/2" gate hinges
3 Entrance door hinges (Small 2" - 4 screw)
1 Door opening handle
20 Pipe straps to hold batten boards to bows.
40 1 1/2" x 1/4" diameter carriage bolts to hold pipe straps
40 4 1/4" x 1/4" diameter carriage bolts to hold side base planks.
60 3" x 6" mending plates (Bear claws).
24 1 3/4" x 3 1/2" mending plates (Bear claws).
1 Roll of 3/4" wide pipe strapping (minimum of 140 inches).
3 4' x 8' x 1/2" aluminum covered styrofoam unsulating sheeting.
92 2 1/2" roofing discs (galvanized if available) Approx. 72/pound.
38 2" x #10 screws- flat head
11 3" x #8 screws- flat head.
32 1 1/4" x #10 screws- pan head.
92 1 1/2" x #10 screws- pan head.
6 2" x #12 sheet metal screws- pan head
1 1 1/2" x #12 sheet metal screw- pan head
1 6' x 12' corrugated plastic sheeting (need 50 self tapping 1 1/4" screws with washers.
72' Surelock Aluminum Double Rail with cap (fastened to hipboard).
40' Aluminum Nursery Lock with cap (fastened to end bows between hip boards).
37 Self tapping screws 1" x #10 (to fasten double rail to hipboards).
22 Self tapping screws 3/4" x #8 (to fasten nursery lock channel to end bows).
1 20' x 38' clear plastic mulch - 6 mil (for tunnel top).
1 14' x 9' clear plastic mulch - 6 mil (for South end).
1 14' x 9' white plastic mulch - 6 mil (for North end).
2 7'x 38' clear plastic mulch - 6 mil (for tunnel sides).
135' Plastic batten tape for attaching plastic to end frames.
1 Staple gun with 1/2'; x 1/2" by 20 gauge staples.

Comments

When available - square drive screws are preferred. The above listing does not include any covering material (except end gates).

* - 1" x 6" x 12" were used and were treated. 1" x 4" x 12’ common wood could possibly be used. Lock-tite base is 31/4" wide.

** - Entrance door stop and brace and side gate blocks.

Irrigation System

Count Description
1 Fertilizer injector (DI - 16 - 11 GPM Dosatron)
6 3/4" PVC ells
3 3/4" PVC ball valves
1 3/4" water faucet
2 3/4" PVC tee
2 3/4" PVC union
1 3/4" - 10 psi pressure regulator
1 3/4" - agricultural screen filter (150 mesh)
1 3/4" insert x male adaptor
3 3/4" female adaptor
1 3/4" male adaptor
10.6 3/4" schedule 40 PVC pipe