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Using-plywood-for-roofing, i've seen buildings where plywood was used as both wall sheathing and siding. t-111 is commonly used this way, for example. would it work to do the same thing on a roof? i assume it wouldn't last. If you are using plywood for roofing the standard is 5/8 inch thick. 0 2 0. login to reply the answers post; matthew. lv 5. 8 years ago. look up the code or call roofers what they use. if you doing yourself more things to worry about on roof to get right no leaks. 7/16 is half inch, what they call sometimes, actual, depends, like 2x4 really 1.5x3.5. 5/8 would be preatty cool though. even if ..., while watching the builders next door do their thing, i became curious with their technique to install plywood on edges neighboring the next townhouse, and osb for the rest (which for these narrow interior units is a single panel in the middle, but they use osb all the way to the non-attached side on the end units)..

If you are using plywood for roofing the standard is 5/8 inch thick. 0 0. mustbcrazy. 1 decade ago. 7/16" is standard. i never use osb for roof sheeting because of its' poor properties when exposed to moisture. i would suggest 1/2" plywood. 0 1. show more answers (5) still have questions? get your answers by asking now. ask question + 100. join yahoo answers and get 100 points today. join ..., i hived two packages three weeks ago into two ktbhs i made from scrap wood around our house. i had a neighbor come to look at the hives and watch the process. everything went very smoothly and the neighbors were interested in building a tbh for their garden. the next morning, our neighbor came by and said he had been doing research and found that the particle board i had used to make cheap ....

Americandb, i have never glued rubber roofing on. i have however built a camper with fiberglass roofing. assuming your trusses are 24" on center, i would be inclined to use a good quality exterior grade 1/2" plywood., i don't think any problems would arise from using plywood for roofing materials. to save weight i used 1/4" plywood on a frame made of pine 1x2s. like several people said, the bees won't be in contact with the roof at all, and all the roof surfaces have two coats of exterior latex paint. i have two lang hives, but i love the ease of tbhs. when i transferred all the combs to the new hives, i was ecstatic to find that all the combs were attached to the top bars and nowhere else--no cross comb ...