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Woodshed House

comments (1) August 8th, 2011 in Project Gallery
woodsmith3 woodsmith3, member

finished shed house
Garbage enclosure
the final touch
finished shed houseClick To Enlarge

finished shed house


The woodshed started life in 1970 as an enclosure for garbage cans, trash burner and a wheel barrow. In 2008 I decided to make a shed to keep firewood dry and house other unsightly yard items. The faux window patterns mirror the same Arts and Craft design I put on the garage doors. All materials used in construction were surplus remodeling materials except the finial. The project was challenging in that the redwood corner posts had been set in concrete and nothing was plumb, level or square. That alone should qualify for the big prize! All my friends think so.


Design or Plan used: My own design
posted in: Project Gallery, architecture, finish carpentry, additions, storage, shed, art and craft, woodshed, yard art

Comments (1)

servant74 servant74 writes: Wonderful shed. Reminds me of a large crate shed my grandfather had in the '60s. It was two large wooden shipping crates with the halves facing each other and a 2 to 3' gap between. Overall 9' wide, 12' long and about 6' tall. The top had a tin makeshift roof attached. Inside were all kinds of 'treasures' for a small boy... a small forge, anvil, other smithing tools, and much more. He was to old to use them by that time, but living in the city, I am sure neighbors wouldn't have cared for it if he fired it up either.

Thanks for the walk down memory lane. Great shed. I especially like the pheaux sliding doors!
Posted: 10:50 am on August 22nd

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