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Backyard Sheds

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Sheds can be simple or elaborate, depending on your whim and budget. These sheds show the diversity possible. Whether you need a little extra storage space or a small workshop, consider adding a shed to your property.

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  • Cedar Shake Garden Shed
    Cedar Shake Garden Shed

    The shed is built on piers so that it could be picked up and moved with a forklift if needed. The ramp was added to provide access for a riding mower.View the gallery post


    The Tea House Shed

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  • The Tea House Shed
    The Tea House Shed

    This shed is constructed of SIPs with an interior footprint of 12’x12’ and an 8’x12’ loft. I worked with a company called Structures-To-Go to have my design translated into the physical “kit” for this shed. The exterior design with a mix of textures and colors and the porch roofs help to minimize the impression of the height of the structure.View the gallery post


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    Hipped Shed

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  • Hipped Shed
    Hipped Shed

    This 8'x12' Custom hipped roof shed is designed to complement a historic American Foursquare residence in Florida. The shed has bead board eaves and a door design that reference details on the main house. View the gallery post


    Toy Shed

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  • Toy Shed
    Toy Shed

    This shed was built to hold some tools, but the kid's toys took it over in the end!View the gallery post


    Garden Studio

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  • Garden Studio
    Garden Studio

    SIPs were used throughout including the curved roof, insulated splines used to join panels mean no wooden rafters or studs break the insulated envelope. Oak glazed doors within an oak portal frame stiffened with Fitch plates at the corners, create a sturdy front elevationView the gallery post


    A Shed for a Modern Glass House

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  • A Shed for a Modern Glass House
    A Shed for a Modern Glass House

    After Fivecat Studio completed a full restoration of a 1969 modern glass house, our client requested that we design an enclosure for the pool equipment and a new storage shed. It turned out to be one of our favorite projects.View the gallery post


    Deck-Side Shed

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  • Deck-Side Shed
    Deck-Side Shed

    Worked into a sloped site and tucked up against a hot tub deck, this structure doubles as a potting/tool shed and a place to house hot tub electrical and water works. The awning provides a nice dry place hang towels and robes while enjoying a drizzly Northwest winter soak.View the gallery post


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