What is a good self tapping screw for securing wood to metal?
My wife and I are going to get a carport put in, and then turn it into a chicken house. She wants the outside decked for that rustic barn look.
The local lowes store sells a 5/4 X 10 decking board...
This is to compliment dillgaf's thread.
Here are some other alternate building materials and methods, some used for 100's of years, and some more modern from materials while they are still available.
Adobe / mud bricks
Brick making machine or press
More modern material...