how to make my roof shed openable

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Scanner001
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how to make my roof shed openable

Post by Scanner001 » Sun Oct 07, 2018 2:48 pm

Given an 8* 10 shed, how would you change the roof to make it slide off to use the shed as an observatory


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Re: 10 x 8 shed

Post by A. Spruce » Sun Oct 07, 2018 3:13 pm

You would have to create a track system for the section of roof that moves.
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Re: how to make my roof shed openable

Post by Scanner001 » Mon Oct 08, 2018 4:37 pm

Been thinking of using a garage door track from inside to the overhang where the roof slides off to. Been thinking about how to automate the opening, wonder if a garage door opener will work

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Re: how to make my roof shed openable

Post by Shannon » Mon Oct 08, 2018 5:27 pm

Scanner001 wrote:
Mon Oct 08, 2018 4:37 pm
Been thinking of using a garage door track from inside to the overhang where the roof slides off to. Been thinking about how to automate the opening, wonder if a garage door opener will work
I don’t think garage door hardware would handle the load of a framed roof.
How big of an opening do you need? I was thinking more of a hatch opening on the roof for a telescope to peer out?
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