Quonset Hut Build: Can you build a T-shaped Hut?

This question comes up from time to time in our Facebook Group so I decided it would make a good topic for a YouTube video. The short version: I wouldn’t rule it out as completely impossible, but let’s just say the idea of a T-shaped Quonset hut presents some nontrivial challenges.

To be clear what we’re talking about, here’s a snapshot of the 3D model I built to study this shape of Quonset hut:

I think the challenges presented by this kind of thought experiment, along with the ensuing discussion, also help illuminate the real strengths of a standard shape Quonset and why they’re such efficient structures. So I hope you will give it a watch even if you aren’t planning or dreaming of a T-shaped Quonset hut in particular. 

Do you have an idea for a Quonset hut-related YouTube video you would like to see? Or a subject related to Quonset huts in general or Quonset hut houses in particular? If so, feel free to leave it in the comments below or drop me a line via the Quonset Q&A link up top.

Cheers & thanks for stopping by!

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