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Magnetic gloves

Magnetic gloves

I'm a desk jockey 40 hours a week, so when I started replacing our deck last summer, the first thing I invested in was a good pair of gloves. Unfortunately, gloves can make a simple task like picking...

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Artist Studio Shed

Artist Studio Shed

Custom shed designed for an artist studio by Historic Shed. See more photos at http://historicshed.com/2013/05/a-sunny-artist-studio-shed/

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Begin With the End in Mind: Shed Layout and Floor Framing

Begin With the End in Mind: Shed Layout and Floor Framing

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Layout considerations begin before the first board is cut or fastener is driven. Beginning with the end in mind will assure optimal results for your shed project.

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A Step Ahead to Build a Shed

A Step Ahead to Build a Shed

Being a step ahead in building a simple shed can help speed up the process. A SketchUp model can give you that step ahead by clarifying the planning, parts and procedure for a very basic yet functional backyard shed.

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Bicycle workshop

Bicycle workshop

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Here is the shed I built for my Wife and Son's just before deploying to Afghanistan. It has a 120 sq ft footprint and a second floor for additional storage. Along with a redwood fence and pergola, it...

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Basement Shop

Basement Shop

This is my basment shop, its in a ranch and is like a bowling alley. 2 rooms for the main shop, a machine room and a bench /assembly / finishing room.

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Garage Progress

Garage Progress

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We're making good progress on the garage shop at the project house. Drywall is hung, carriage doors are installed and the new front facade has been painted.

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mobile carpenters workshop

mobile carpenters workshop

they have a workshop slide show of this on woodmagazine.com. But its really meant for building and remodeling houses! Its small when its closed. everything locks up tight so I use it like a gang box...

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Lessons From a Small Studio

Lessons From a Small Studio

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What a well designed, small studio can teach us about designing better homes.

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Garden Shed in the Winter

Garden Shed in the Winter

A friend of mine wanted to build a garden shed that brought some whimsical modern elements to their landscape.  This shed accomplishes that on the design side, but also enables for passive...

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Build Design Backyard Workshop

Build Design Backyard Workshop

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As an architect it has always been a dream of mine to design and build my own house. Unfortunately the reality is a shed or workshop in my backyard is about all I can afford. I call this Build Design...

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Patricks Barn: Roof Framing

Patrick's Barn: Roof Framing

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Framing a steep roof is both tiring and a rush.

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Pink Potting Shed

Pink Potting Shed

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8'x10' Custom Potting Shed by Historic Shed. The shed complements a 1920s residence, mimicking the jerkinhead roof shape, rounded rafter tails and arched doorway of the main house.

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OUR GARDEN SHED

OUR GARDEN SHED

Our garden shed started with a sketch by my wife . That was all the plans I needed to construct the 8' x 12' shed . Most of the material used is salvaged. Some of the features are  top hinged...

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Patricks Barn: Framing Continues

Patrick's Barn: Framing Continues

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With the walls of the main barn nearing completion, it's time to start the roof.

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Patricks Barn: Raising the Frame

Patrick's Barn: Raising the Frame

A long holiday weekend means extra time for building.

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Patricks Barn: What Will It Look Like?

Patrick's Barn: What Will It Look Like?

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A post-frame building is cheap and easy to build, but it also poses some challenges.

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Patricks Barn: Rookie Mistake

Patrick's Barn: Rookie Mistake

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Success with concrete starts with having enough to do the job.

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Almost out of the Ground

Almost out of the Ground

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With the foundation done and water and power lines run to the site, the fun part is about to begin.

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Learning to boom-boom

Learning to 'boom-boom'

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For a couple of months now I have been spending my evenings building my home shop and it has been rewarding to me that my 1-1/2 year old daughter is excited to hang out with me as I work on the...

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