Our dilemma with this project was how to attach the siding to the existing stock panels. The 12' stock panels came with the property and we have no other use for them, so we decided to just keep using them the way the previous property owner's did. Hence our "inspiration" for this getup.
On the two existing plywood panels that the old owner put up, he attached them with home made steel brackets. That guy really loved his welding and steel fabricating machines! We don't have the ability to do that though so we needed another solution. After perusing the shelves at the hardware stores and coming up empty handed with anything that would provide a tight fit around the stock panel bars, I randomly suggested zip-ties. To my utter SHOCK Hubs actually thought that would work okay. So, that's what we did folks.
Here is the DIY step by step to our ghetto fabulous stock panel run-in shed walls. Enjoy!
|Before: Stock panel mounted to barn and post|
|Sizing up the plywood panels|
|Snapping temporary line and cutting plywood panels|
|Drilling holes on top and bottom, of top and bottom stock panel bars, on left and right side of each plywood panel.|
|Supervisor, doing his job well|
|Install the zip-tie around the bar|
|Installed zip-tie, exterior view|
|Pause to re-hydrate and appreciate the finished product|
|Finished! Interior view|
|Finished! Exterior view|
|We had one more to do on the other side of the barn. Gentry donated some more horsepower!|
Happy trails and swooshing tails!