Some American Sheds that will take your breath away

Yes Shed of the year and the humble shed is mainly a British thing. (if anyone wants to licence it for elsewhere talk to me 😉 ) But it’s great to see the innovation happening overseas in the USA – I have always been in awe of their Tiny Houses but now looks like our cousins…

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Hopefully this shed builder is not in the dog house

I love the crazy but creative sheds that you lot build – this one has just been entered into Shed of the year 2014 – and it’s a thing of beauty – and the dog is so lucky! JAKE’S CAMOMILE HOUSE   any other sheddies built amazing structures for their pets – then let me…

$200 for an eco shed with a dome – you bet your shed

All been quite on the shed front for a while – but then this one was added to readersheds and it inspired me to post this blog – and I think it would even inspire new shed of the year judge George Clarke. Earthen Tiny Home Dome built by Jeffrey its been around a while…

So you want to build a TARDIS shed for shed of the year 2013

As it’s my holidays I spent over an hour queing to get into the The Doctor Who Experience, the new exhibition down the bay in my home town of Cardiff. anyway moaning aside the Experience was great after we finally got in and the children(Mrs uw friend was staying) we were with, were suitably terrified…

Shed build: A “posh shed” in the making

Sheddie Andrew Smale contacted me via twitter to say if I wanted to see his shed build… Iam not the head sheddie for nothing – of course I want to see any shed build in progress. anyway He has also written a description of his build and we hope to see it on readersheds.co.uk very…

Pallet building to Save the World…

A great build over at instructables.com My middle school class designed and built a basic prototype for a house made of pallets. The pallets are for the basic wall structure, and other materials can be used as sheathing, the floor, roof, etc. With a little imagination the builder can fill in the gaps. One inspiration…

Museum Sheds – from Postal to Dad’s Army

We have some great sheds on readersheds that are used for Museums! Colne Valley Postal History Museum Steve Knight Halstead, Essex Museum Shed mary Leahy Rear of Garden Sanctuary Nigel Pettyfer Bishops Sutton, Hants The Bygones Museum Darren Stride GT Yarmouth, Norfolk The Ariel 3 Motorcycle Museum Andrew Mulcahy Brislington, Bristol Museum Shed Andy Brighton

International Shed : The Vespiary, Missoula, Montana

A nice example of recycled old shed thats being used as a workshop from one of our every increasing international Sheddies. The Vespiary Audra Loyal Missoula, Montana, USA Workshop My shed was built over the course of summer 2009. Most of the materials came from the old existing shed, plus materials from Home Resource, a…

It’s just not the UK sheddies who have planning issues

The TimesArgus reports A Montpelier restaurateur whose home overlooks Berlin Pond has been told to move the ornate “garden shed” that he “inadvertently” built on city property about 50 feet from water’s edge earlier this year. The request to Philip Gentile to move the shed that he mistakenly built on Montpelier property back in May…

Can you help, we are looking for another shed

Well Mrs UW is, so by proxy I am as well – she want’s a extra storage space to fit down the side of the house, then she can have her summerhouse back as it’s being used for storage at the mo while we have garage converted (that’s another story for another day Fume) and…

Latest Historic Shed installation – Potting and Pool shed

Our friends over at Historicshed have a great set of photos of the whole shed building process they go through for their customers… The shed is 8×10 and designed to hide pool equipment and also be used as a potting shed. It is designed to match a house built around 1920 in Tampa near the…

A Question for Easter – How do I put up a shed?

That is the question, anyway David Snell from Homebuilding & Renovating has some tips over at the telegraph. The long Easter weekend is the perfect time to put up a garden shed. The first thing to think about is the base. A concrete pad is relatively easy to construct as it can normally be built…

Just Sheds : Rammed Earth Update

I mentioned this shed a while a go and looks like a lot of progress has been made and the sheddie Michel has posted some updates, including info beyond me about the soil I used a “Soil Triangle Diagram” that I found on the internet to analise my own soil from the footings excavation by…

Potter round Roald Dahl’s shed

Alex as usual has a good link for you more author type sheddies. You can move around Roald Dahls writing hut and click on things. It worked first time for me but now it does not, I blame all those sheddies from Alex’s site visiting it! not sure if it’s me but everytime I think…

The stress free way of building a shed

John from Secrets of Shed Building, has written some articles which are available to all to read and use. How to Build a Shed the Stress Free Way I wish I could teach you how to build a shed in this short article. However the most I could give you would be a few short…

What sort of lock have you got on your shed

Following my post about a shed padlock giveaway. It got me thinking what sort of shed security do you use? Is it a full blown Shed security system, with PIR and lights, or do you just leave the shed unlocked? I just have a simple one, but working on getting a posh new lock 😉…

What sort of shed are your getting next?

We are running a shedpoll (right hand side of the blog) to see what sort of shed you are going to get next, we have not had many votes but currently people want to get a pub shed. This is probably down to one of two things 1) They love the Shed of the Year…