My Sheddie: Ben Swanborough – The Mushroom House

So here is a quick Q & A – with Ben from this years Shed of the year – The Mushroom House, which he built based on designs from his daughter Elsie, I think the future of unique shed design is safe in her hands! Sheddies name Ben Swanborough Shed name The Mushroom House Selfbuild or…

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My Sheddie 2017 : Stephen Davies from Team UnLimbited

You may have seen Stephen and his shed on the show the other week winning his category- there was a great response on social media – so I thought I would do a brief Q & A – thus bringing back the My Sheddie Segment Sheddies name Stephen Davies Shed name Team UnLimbited Selfbuild or…

My Sheddie : Shed of the year winner 2012 John Henry Plumridge

I could not do a new mysheddie without asking this years Shed of the year winner John! Sheddies name John Henry Plumridge Shed name Woodhenge Selfbuild or off the shelf shed? “Woodhenge-Pub Shed-selfbuild Summerhouse-Off the shelf Diy shed-Off the shelf Potting shed-off the shelf Junk shed-Off the shelf” Why have you got a shed? uses…

My sheddie : Steve Knight Colne Valley Postal Museum

This shed has been getting a lot of attention in the media recently – so I thought I would ask sheddie Steve about it. Why not vote for him for Shed of the year 2012. Sheddies name Steve Knight Shed name Colne Valley Postal Museum   Selfbuild or off the shelf shed? Off the shelf…

My Sheddie: Lynne Garner The Hedgehog Shed

Last year we had the wonderful charity Mary’s Meals added to readersheds and they made it to the final – this year a charity shed who deals with those little creatures you may find under your shed – Hedgehogs have added their shed Sheddies name Lynne Garner Shed name The Hedgehog Shed Back Garden, Hertfordshire…

My sheddie : Syd & The Stencil Shed

I love you sheddies 🙂 If you have a great shed and are going to the trouble of creating a website just to drum up votes for your shed – then Iam happy to feature you in the My Sheddie feature – one such sheddie is a new comer to readersheds – Syd and his…

My Sheddie : Anne Buckley – The Love Shack

Sheddies name Anne Buckley Shed name The Love Shack Anne Buckley garden   Selfbuild or off the shelf shed? It was built by a builder friend called Lee, who designed it to replace a pre historic shed, which must have been 30 years old. My husband helped Lee to dismantle the old shed and a…

My Sheddie: Jess Contomichalos and Ant’s Pad

Sheddies name Jess Contomichalos – Twitter : thatsyummymummy Shed name Ant’s Pad Selfbuild or off the shelf shed? This was an off the shelf at Focus shed – bought it about 5 years ago – it was a bit of a sad thing at the end of the garden…. Why have you got a shed? uses…

My sheddie : Kate Gabriel

Sheddies name Kate Gabriel Shed name Kate’s Shed Selfbuild or off the shelf shed? off the shelf then customised Why have you got a shed? uses etc Potting plants, planning garden, listening to radio, drinking tea or wine, eating cake, dreaming of giving up full time work and pottering all day… How would you describe…

My Sheddie : Geoff Hill & the Water Shed

This shed seems to be getting lots of coverage in the media I have no reason why – oh it’s on water :), anyway here is the My Sheddie interview with owner & creator of the Water shed. Sheddies name Geoff Hill Shed name The Water Shed Selfbuild or off the shelf shed? The watershed combines…

My Sheddie : Hilary and Huttli from North Wales

As it’s just over 4 months until shed week (DON’T PANIC) OK panic – quick give your shed a good clean and a lick of cuprinol and Share it over at readersheds for the Shed of the year competition 🙂 I thought I would start up  my sheddie Q & A again -so expect a…

My sheddie : Elena Thomas and Dan Whitehouse

Our first My sheddie of 2012 and a friend of readerheds and shedblog – I have been awar of Elena every since she asked me way back in 2009 if I know anyone who wanted their shed covered in fabric – how could I say no! Sheddies name Elena Thomas and Dan Whitehouse Shed name…

My sheddie : Mary’s Meals Dalmally team & Calum’s Shed

Sheddies name Mary’s Meals Dalmally team Shed name Calum’s Shed Selfbuild or off the shelf shed? The shed was in the grounds of Craig Lodge (a former hunting lodge) in Dalmally, Argyll, when it was bought by the current owners, so we are not sure. It is in the Nissen-hut style that is quite common…

My Sheddie : Garry & his 3 steps pub shed

Sheddies name Garry Shed name 3 Steps Selfbuild or off the shelf shed? off the shelf Why have you got a shed? uses etc pub shed How would you describe your shed? winner of pub-shed catagory 2010 Who are your shed inspirations? anyone out there that has taken the time to create a great shed…

My sheddie : Penny & 4 The Railway Carriages

Sheddies name Penny Shed name 4 The Railway Carriages Selfbuild or off the shelf shed? Self build. It had to join onto and match the existing 1930’s railway carriage beach huts so designing and building it was quite a challenge! Why have you got a shed? uses etc Its a beach hut but I use…

My sheddie : Andy & Workshopshed

Sheddie Andy has been a supporter of readersheds & shedblog for ages so its about time I featured him – he always tips me off on shed stories via twitter and is in the know about all things workshoppy – an asset to the community! Sheddies name Andy Shed name Workshopshed Selfbuild or off the…

My Sheddie : Peter Mclaren Pool Hoose

Sheddies name Peter Mclaren Shed name Pool Hoose Selfbuild or off the shelf shed? “Self build. The whole notion for me of a shed is that it relects the creativity of its builder. The inventiveness in sourcing their materials. Their quirks of construction. ” Why have you got a shed? uses etc A space presented…

My Sheddie : Steve Knight Colne Valley Postal History Museum

Sheddies name Steve Knight Shed name Colne Valley Postal History Museum Selfbuild or off the shelf shed? 8 x 8 ft Off the shelf from Anglian Sheds at Marks Tey – very reasonable. Had to be brought in over the neighbour’s wall in sections and then put together. Fully insulated and lined out with ply,…

My sheddie – Reg and the Lady Sarah

Of course I could not do a My sheddie Q & A without this years shed of the year winner Reg. Sheddies name Reg Miller Shed name THE LADY SARAH OUT OF WORTHING Selfbuild or off the shelf shed? Selfbuild Why have you got a shed? uses etc To store & display a large amount…

My sheddie – @Documentally The Plotting Shed

I thought I would start up the Q&A for my sheddies again after ShedWeek. So the first one is sheddie Documentally (Christian Payne ) who in his own words is a “Social technologist. mobile media maker. vlogger. photographer. gun for hire. talking, teaching, documenting. ask me for a quote.” And now he can add sheddie…

My Sheddie: Alan Terrill & Corrugated Chapel

Sheddies name Alan Terrill Shed name Corrugated Chapel Selfbuild or off the shelf shed? Self built and designed Why have you got a shed? uses etc To store the garden tools in and to make a landscape object to be seen from the house. How would you describe your shed? A mini corrugated iron chapel-…

My Sheddie : Alan Mynall & Shed A Little Light

Sheddies name Alan Mynall Shed name Shed A Little Light’ Selfbuild or off the shelf shed? Self-build. I had help laying the concrete base, and the roof panels were prefab, but the rest was all built from scratch. More details on the website. Why have you got a shed? uses etc Mainly to pursue my…

My sheddie : Christopher Bowen

This my sheddie is an inspirational to all those that want to brew their own beer in their sheds and a great international shed. Sheddies name Christopher Bowen Shed name The HammerSmith Brewery and Alehouse Selfbuild or off the shelf shed? The shed was exsisting to the property when I bought it , however I…

My Sheddie : PJ Reelwood

Sheddies name pj Shed name Reelwood Selfbuild or off the shelf shed? its a self build, when i say self i mean i designed it and built all the technical innards and a company called garden pleasure built the shell Why have you got a shed? uses etc i used to have a home cinema…

My Sheddie : Rob from Allotment Winery

Happy new year sheddies – 2010 is going to be a great year for sheddies I feel it in my waters or is that the roof leaking again. Anyway to start the year I am starting the My Sheddie spot again, so if you are a sheddie who wants to tell me a little bit…

My Sheddie: Jason & his Gothic Shed

What is it with sheddies and their love of history! but it does make for an interesting shed. Sheddies name Jason Butler Shed name Georgeously Gothic Selfbuild or off the shelf shed? self build Why have you got a shed? uses etc its on my allotment and I wanted a unique design that refects the…

My Sheddie : Darren and his Dad’s Army Museum

Another unique use of a shed, A Dad’s Army museum and from a young sheddie, great potential if he keeps up his sheddie ways. Sheddies name Darren Stride Shed name The Bygones Museum Selfbuild or off the shelf shed? Both, The first shed is built by a shed making company somewhere near GT Yarmouth, Norfolk….

My Sheddie: Ali Cameron The Monty

After the joys of shed week I have decded to bring back the My Sheddie part of shedblog, where we can get to know the sheddies a bit more, I will try and profile one interesting sheddie a week, The first one was a shed just added the other day, hope you enjoy. If you…

My Sheddie: John Jackson

Sheddies name John Jackson Shed name JJ’s Selfbuild or off the shelf shed? Second hand one-off, built from used builder’s lumber. Why have you got a shed? uses etc Sheddi refuge. Pottering and tinkering room. Mechanical repair space out of the weather. Well, most of the weather. How would you describe your shed? Sagging gracefully…

My Sheddie : Kriss Lee

Sheddies name Kriss Lee Shed name West Ham Unit’sh’ed Selfbuild or off the shelf shed? I bought a ready made self assembly shed Why have you got a shed? uses etc this one is for the boys to have some space to themselves, and to give me some peace and quiet too when thay are…

My Sheddie : Kathy Dale

Sheddies name Kathy Dale Shed name Kathy’s Kabin Selfbuild or off the shelf shed? Self-build Why have you got a shed? uses etc I’ve got a shed because I work from home in a rural part of Aberdeenshire and I wanted my office to be separate from the house. How would you describe your shed?…

My sheddie : Richard Bressler

Sheddies name Richard Bressler Shed name The Garden Shed Selfbuild or off the shelf shed? Design and built by myself Why have you got a shed? uses etc For garden supplies, books and work desk. Also a crawlspace below for Desert Tortoise to hibernate in the winter How would you describe your shed? just basic…

My Sheddie: Outa_Spaceman

Sheddies name Outa_Spaceman Shed name O.S.M Ind Developmental Hub Selfbuild or off the shelf shed? I rescued my shed about 6 years ago from a philistine who had dismantled it and was about to burn it… Why have you got a shed? uses etc I have a shed because men need sheds… How would you…

My Sheddie: Big Al

Sheddies name Al al’s meccano shed Selfbuild or off the shelf shed? off shelf Why have you got a shed? uses etc I collect sheds, this was my first How would you describe your shed? 10 x 8 cosy den Who are your shed inspirations? the Great Western Railway, they built great sheds, any shed…

Famous Sheddies – Marie Curie

I was grazing the interweb today and found this Post about inventors killed by their inventions, ok not very cheery and don’t ask how I found it… thats the power of the web. Anyway it says that Marie Curie died due to the radiation in her shed without any safety The damaging effects of ionizing…

My Sheddie: Thomas Rhodes

Sheddies name Thomas Rhodes Shed name Knappach Shed Selfbuild or off the shelf shed? Self Build – it replaces an old off-the-shelf one that was there when we moved in. It had a family of rats living beneath it so something needed done, without any voids for unwanted guests. Why have you got a shed?…

My Sheddie: Craig & Jo-Anne

Sheddies name Craig & Jo-Anne Shed name Marjorie Selfbuild or off the shelf shed? Our office shed was built by my husband, Craig on site, with a bit of my help hanging the ceiling. It’s a very traditional design that was preapproved by the local historic preservation design review board. Why have you got a…

My Sheddie : Ian from the Cheese shed

This weeks My sheddie is Ian from the Cheeseshed, a friend of readersheds and of course official cheesemonger to National Shed Week. Sheddies name Ian Wellens Shed name The Cheese Shed Selfbuild or off the shelf shed? Off the peg, I’m afraid and considering my past life as a cabinetmaker that’s a bit of a…

My Sheddie : Maundy Mitchell

This sheddies shed has been getting a lot of attention lately, so thought I would do a Q&A Sheddies name Maundy Mitchell Shed name The Church of Gardening Selfbuild or off the shelf shed? My husband built this shed for my birthday in 2007. Why have you got a shed? uses etc Originally, this was…

My Sheddie : granny sue

Sheddies name granny sue Shed name Granny’s summer pavilion Selfbuild or off the shelf shed? self build Why have you got a shed? uses etc peace and quiet – work on computer – watch and listen to birds – paint (and his half at the back is the toolshed) How would you describe your shed?…

My sheddie : Charlie

Sheddies name Charlie Shed name Summer Shed Selfbuild or off the shelf shed? A self build Why have you got a shed? uses etc I wanted it as an extention to my small garden and for somewhere to hide away and practise making stuff. How would you describe your shed? A good space to work,…

My Sheddie: Chris Turner

Sheddies name Chris Turner Shed name Turnstyle Selfbuild or off the shelf shed? larch clad selfbuild. Why have you got a shed? uses etc Predominately for storage of timber and lawn mower although i do have 3 seats in there and a fridge full of beer, hopefully one day ill insulate it and put in…

My Sheddie: Tim Baber

My Sheddie: Sheddies name Tim Baber Shed name Point of Polaris Selfbuild or off the shelf shed? Architect designed, boatman built very substantially in the 1970’s, this shed has stood up to 100 mile an hour winds so it is a survivor in the shed evolutionary scheme of things. Why have you got a shed?…

My Sheddie : Clive and Comfort Zone

Sheddies name Clive Shed name Comfort Zone Selfbuild or off the shelf shed? Off the shelf Why have you got a shed? uses etc Sheds are a man thing. This one doubles as a workshop and a Comfort Zone. How would you describe your shed? Its not just for use as a workshop, its a…

My Sheddie : Stan & Christine

Sheddies name Stan & Christine Shed name Vratch Heights Selfbuild or off the shelf shed? Definitely a self build Why have you got a shed? uses etc growing, eating, escaping, sleeping, loafing, reading, hiding, hoarding, fire building, plotting. How would you describe your shed? A fabulous feat of contemporary design driven through lack of funds….

My Sheddie : Phillip R

Sheddies name Philip R Shed name The Shudio Selfbuild or off the shelf shed? Selfbuild. We sold the car to pay for it and it was worth every penny. At the time I looked into buying something but would’ve ended up with half the shed for twice the price. I had help with the foundations…

My Sheddie : Uncle Chris

The 3rd in my Sheddie Q&A, this time my old mate Chris Sheddies name Uncle Chris Shed name Uncle Chris’s Shed Sequel Selfbuild or off the shelf shed? off the shelf shed Why have you got a shed? uses etc Storage, pottering and thinking. How would you describe your shed? Musty Who are your shed…

My sheddie : Mandy and Smudge

mandy and smudge are the joyous owners of the Pub Shed Forge and Flagon and here are their answers. Sheddies name Mandy and smudge Shed name Forge and Flagon Selfbuild or off the shelf shed? The Forge and Flagon started off it’s day as an old 1950’s garage, storage space and a chicken shed. It…