Shed FAQ : Battening down the hatches

This Guest post from the every handy Andy from Workshopshed – I was a bit slow on posting it… but its relevant now as it was when he sent it to me, also most sheddies are not as organised as Andy, so may only be getting round to it now ๐Ÿ˜‰ Autumn is my favourite…

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Shed Week 2009 interviews: Secrets-of-shed-building

This is the last of the Shed Week guest posts from my favorite sheddies, hope you enjoyed them? You can View all the Shed Week Interviews here. Structures and how they are built have always interested me. As a Structural Engineer I spend most of my working life in an office designing buildings, calculating what…

Shed Week 2009 interviews: Michael Janzen

This Guest Post from Tiny House Guru Michael Janzen you can also follow Michael on Twitter. I know this will sound a bit hippie dippie but for me sheds represent real freedom, not the cliche they spout on television. You see somehow most of us got sold on the idea that bigger is better. Unfortunately…

Shed Week 2009 interviews: Tim Mcneil The Mystery Of Shed

Third in a small series for shedweek, Last years winner Tim sums up the The Mystery Of Shed!. The Shed, a living, breathing embodiment of all that a sheddie wants, needs and is. ; a place to express oneself and an expression of oneโ€™s self ; a place to be totally alone and a place…

Shed Week 2009 interviews: Debra Prinzing

This is the first in a series of guest posts from my favorite sheddies or shed experts (that is the same thing really!), the brief was “Sheds and how they effect you” thinking back it was a pompous question, but anyway the sheddie came back with their own view on their shed worlds. I will…

How to power your shed or garden office

This is a guest post from the wonderful sheddie Andy over at Workshopshed. Overview An electrician is needed to install a Steel Wire Armoured cable in a deep trench to provide mains power in your shed. Preparation Determine what electrical equipment you are going to use e.g. numbers of computers, workshop equipment, lawn mowers, lights…

Shed Week : Eight tips for first time shed builders

These Shed Week 2008 special tips are from John over at Secrets of shed building, and will be the first of I hope many guest posts by shed experts. 1. Start off simple a small storage shed for garden tools and the lawn mower is ideal. 2. A ready-made shed is ideal for the first…