Shed of the year winner – a few thanks

Tim the winner of Shed of the Year sent me a lovely email to say thanks but not only to me, it’s like an oscar speech! but much appreciated. some thank yous; Uncle Wilco for masterminding the whole wossaname and being forever on call if needed, and despite having to drag himself from his sick…

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Shed of the year 2008 – nice coverage

Tim and his wife Kathleen are interviewed in their local paper the Suffolk Free Press WHEN Tim and Kathleen McNeill have friends round for drinks they know the ideal place to entertain them…. the garden shed. But this is no ordinary shed. Guests won’t be tripping over the mower or sitting on a sack of…

International shed of the year 2008?

This is for Shed Week 2008, you can find out who won Shed of the year 2009 here Sorry for the delay. To be honest I can’t decide… My favorite is Tiki-hut Alex’s favorite is the Eco Shed so to prolong shed week! and just for some fun, as there is no international prize, tell…

Shed Week: So Long, and Thanks for All the Sheds

Well its not really over properly, I still need to announce International Shed of the Year on Tuesday, the prize fell through thats why the delay, been trying to source something for winner, so its just a title sorry:( but shed willing next year we will have a separate thing so that the intersheddies will…

Shed Week : We have a winner for the Flickr photo comp

Jame’s wonderful Potting Shed HDR has won our Shed week photo comp. Taken in a place with no name A high dynamic range picture of a local Ravenglass potting shed – why photograph a potting shed, why not, it was there and seemed like a good idea at the time. With the increase in world…

Shed Week : Tim’s Shed drawings

Sheddie and all round shed builder John from http://www.secrets-of-shed-building.com/. Has done some nifty drawings of Tim’s shed which of course was Shed of the year 2008. Sketch 1 – A general view, with a glimpse of that sea-grass matting. Sketch 2 – A view showing the famous octagonal roof. Sketch 3 – A visitor has…

Shed week: Judge Trevor Baylis’s shed

Shed of the Year judge has a great video giving an insight into his life and it also shows a brief clip of his shed/workshop and profiles the book Inventing for Dummies. At home with Trevor BaylisUploaded by ForDummies

Shed Week : Win some great prizes

We have two great competitions to go with our cheeseShed one that everyone (in the UK) can enter for Shed Week. Win 3 great gardening books from booksdirect. A great REGIMENTOOL for your shed.

Shed Week: Wear Love Sheds with pride

I am trailing a black (and other dark) version of the popular Love Sheds Tshirt For Shed Week (as Mrs uncle wilco says I don’t look as fat in a black tshirt!) If you want to buy one click here. I am not 100% sure if it works on Black, but you can get the…

Shed Week : Shed.TV

Some of the runners up of Shed of the year have some videos of their sheds. The Plot thickens pallet shed from Simon Kirby has a great video on Newbury today.. Simon is so enthusiastic about sheds.. I can’t embed it but heres the link and the Ode to sheds is a classic. Nice Tshirt…

Shed Week : Encomium* for Shed Week

Our new friend Shedman has written this special poem for Shed Week. Encomium* for Shed Week In Shedbury they’re celebrating the winners of Shedweek, flags and bunting deck the streets and houses of Shedwick; Sheddingham resounds to the cheers of sheddie folk and Bedfordshire has change its name to extend the joke. In allotments, along…

Shed Week : The newspaper reports

I know Shed of the year is an online thing and the bloggers and top interweb sites have picked us up ages ago, but now the British press is picking up on it… The Sun The Metro Trumpet of truth The Express So hopefully we will get some new sheddies to join the cause. if…

Shed Week: What the sheddies say about the winner

I could just point you to what the media say about Shed week and the great winner, but as you know this site is all about the sheds and the sheddies that build them, Tim has had some great comments from the sheddies of the site and from the public (who I hope will share…

Shed Week: Shed Photo do we have a winner?

After many hours of wossname and pointing, I was going to announce the winner of our Flickr Shed Week photo competition today, but myself and Alex can’t decide which of these great shed photos should win. So it’s up to you the readers to vote… below. Potting Shed hdr by jamesroberts Taken in a place…

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: R & R, a nice site down and some cheese

A great day and hopefully Tim’s shed will get lots of press over the next few days. Just had a knock at the door and it was a parcel of Cheese! so many thanks to Ian and team over at the cheese shed, I will save it for tonight with a nice glass of port!….

Shed Week : Interviewed on Chris Evans Radio2

If you’re were near a radio today around 5.26pm and had it tuned into Radio 2, you would have heard a tired Welsh sheddie blabbering on about Shed Week and our great shed of the Year on the Chris Evan’s show on Radio2. Chris also said he would be a judge I think he just…

Shed Week : The Nuts Shed report

Our friends over at Nuts have gone well Nuts (sorry) over sheds this Shed week and have commissioned a report on Sheds titled The Nuts Shed report and here are their findings. (how many times can I mentioned Nuts and sheds in one para) England Cricketer Ravi Bopara and lovely Nuts Girl Imogen, launch The…

Shed Week: Shed of the year 2008 Announced

Shed of the year 2010 Finalists announced Shed of the year 2009 I am very pleased to announce that this years Shed of the year 2008 is wonderful Pub Shed “The rugby pub” owned by Tim from Sudbury in Suffolk To view more great images of Tim’s Shed click here. Designed and built by owner,with…

Shed Week : Do you want a Rotating mechanism in your shed

This is a question that Alex asked of his shedworkers today. I assume it means the shed rotates on it’s based to get the best sunlight or for hiding from the wife? or Iam I barking up the wrong wossname.. >>>> Shed of the year update – I am still waiting on the final count…

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…

Shed Week : What are you doing?

Of course Iam so disorganised I will just be thinking about sheds all week and probably posting a few things, I still have shedflu and the pressure/excitement of shedweek has already taken it’s toll Anyway more importantly what are you sheddies doing for shed week? leave a comment or let me know and I will…

Shed Week : Win a shed load of Cheese

The official cheese monger for National Shed Week, The cheese shed, has a great selection of cheese to give way to you lucky people, to celebrate Shed Week 2008. Just click here to enter.

Shed Week: Where did my shed come?

I have had a few emails from sheddie, who have asked where did my shed come “as all my mates voted” or “I want to put it on my blog” etc etc I will try post a list of the top 4/5 in each category when I have calculated it, later in the week. Just…

Happy shedpendence day

Not only today is American independence day when you guys over there discarded the old countrys shed designs and went your own way with your barns and tuffsheds, it’s also my mothers birthday, so happy birthday mam, she wont read this as she is on holiday but did ask me before she went away are…

More prizes for the Shed of the year Winner

Not only will the shed of the year 2008 owner get £500 worth of prizes from our main sponsor Garden Building Direct and have a choice of what to get from their lovely websites. I can now announce that our shed friends at thecheeseshed and make mine a builders tea have given some great prizes…

Shed Week starts to roll

Over the last 2 days we have been getting a lot of online coverage which is great. Today the Indyblog mentioned their favourite sheds and that… It’s hard to get away once you’re there, so many and so bizarrely fascinating are the manifold uses of a shed. So enjoy a peruse, and get voting! So…

What do you do in your shed?

This is a question the Shedman asks on his great new blog Shedworld he also celebrating National Shed Week and during the Ledbury Poetry Festival Shedman has been travelling the world for over five years now on a unique journey of discovery, a kind of spiritual quest with roof felt. It’s been a costly, beautiful,…

Slow sheds – maybe we need to travel in time & space

We have been picked up by Cory Doctorow over at Boingboing. So you may experience some slowness when voting for your favorite shed, unless you are voting from another time and dimension. Their readers are fans of sci-fi and other geeky things so I recommended the TARDIS sheds to them, but remember of course you…

Flickr Shed photo competition Closing soon

Some great photos added to the group already. If you can get all your shed pictures added to the group by Saturday 6th July 23:59pm GMT Some great ones at the moment We will announce the winner on Wednesday 9th July The winner gets a flickr pro upgrade or an amazon voucher to $25/£15 value.

Shed of the year – Get your votes in

The votes have been counted, view the category winners here. Just looking at the backend voting system and some sheds are getting less votes compared to the other category’s, they are Others, Cabin, garage, and oddly enough Tardis so get voting NOW (until 4th July), tell your friends, family post it on your blogs/forums etc…

Just Sheds : What the shed?

With only a few more days left to Vote for your favourite Shed (closed 4th July) I thought I would do a quick roundup of some ones that you would say “What a shed” when you see it, these may have been covered before, but give me my indulgence, I have a cold/sore throat and…

Sheddie profiled in Coop magazine

Sheddie Tim of the great rugby pub shed, is featured in an article in the Coop Magazine, Shed of the Year gets a mention as well 🙂 coop – Upload a Document to Scribd Read this document on Scribd: coop

Spread the shedworking wossname

Alex of shedworking is interviewed in today’s Independent on Sunday, so that’s what he look like in situ 😉 They also give a good mention to my good self (the internet’s most famous sheddie!!!) and of course Shed of the Year 2008. so come on you have until Friday 4th to vote for this years…

Just sheds : Allot of them

Here are some great Allotment sheds, the purists sheddies out there say that the allotment shed is where it all started in terms of UK sheds and where it should stay, non of your posh offices or things on wheels. I agree in part, yes, when allotments were at their intial peak during the wars,…

Last chance(nearly) to vote for shed of the year

You have a week left to vote for your favourite shed! for the Shed of the Year 2008. We have had around 1000 votes so far but would want more, especially some of the older sheds Get Voting now

Just Sheds : Sauna/Spa/Health Sheds

We have a few sheddies who have gone out of their way to create an Oasis from daily life.. Some have Saunas, Hot tubs or are just a relaxing place. O Sauna In Garden Garden Room Second Home Band Camp The Retreat

Shed.TV Viva Las Sheddie from FinRaucous

FinRaucous, is quick off the mark with his excellent wossname of Viva Las Vegas, as voted for by the sheddie, especially for Shed Week 2008, but it’s so good you can see it now! Banjo/Ukulele and Tea Chest Bass were all used in this great rendition

Just Sheds : Eco Sheds

2009 Update We now have a category for Shed of the year called Eco Shed, if you have an eco shed then please add it to the site here. We don’t have a green/eco/recycled category for this year’s Shed of the year but I will add it for next years. but here is a round…

Shed Week 2008 – Photo competition update

We now have 234 members and 496 items! of the Shed Week 2008 – Photo competition group on Flickr many thanks sheddies and wouldbe sheddies here are some of my favs so far.

Buy Love Sheds tshirt in black for Shed Week

I am trialing a black (and other dark) version of the popular Love Sheds Tshirt For Shed Week (as Mrs uncle wilco says I don’t look as fat in a black tshirt!) If you want to buy one click here. I am not 100% sure if it works on Black, but you can get the…

Just sheds – Sheds on TV : How can I leave these out

I said yesterday I would not be going any more of these post, but looking at some sheds last night, how can I not, you sheddies are creative, hardworking and mad oh and these sheddie has a video about their sheds on youtube. Ted Disco shed The Raucous Retreat mark’s Shed Frog N Cat Update:…

Just sheds – Best of the rest

This is the last of my retrospective look at the sheds on here postNot to bore you with my other favs but here’s the last list of some of my personall wossnames. Area21 The Shed Caban Cariad The Tin shack The romantic, dirty summerhouse The Cheese Shed Micro Summerhouse Of course you can use the…

Just Sheds : Cabin’s

If I did not have my shed I would love a cabin, but of course people see cabins as somewhere in the wilds of America but we have some great & grand cabin type sheds in the UK, some even have Daleks guarding the entrance. Steve’s Games Room Itsnotasheditsacabin Turnstyle The wool shed Look and…

Just sheds – Normal sheds

We have the category Normal sheds but as you well know no shed is normal, as it’s unique to that sheddies… anyway heres ones that took my eye Beatrice No shed name workings sheds My Shed Beer shed Ariel 3 shed

Just sheds : Huts

When I came up with this category I hoped we would be flooded with the wonderful “Sheds by the Sea” ie beach huts, there are on a few of them but our Beach hut expert won’t be twiddling her fingers as there are some great other sheds to wossname, but ones we the the other…

Just sheds : Studio Sheds

These may be posh summerhouses or DIY egg box covered sheds, painting, making or music, you sheddies cover the whole spectrum in terms of Studio sheds. crystal shed Dog House Carrbridge Films – Studio 1 SMINE The Taj You can make your choice here and Vote.

Just sheds – Garden offices

What with the ongoing popularity of sheds used for working from home (I think Alex calls it this), some are off the shelf and quite expensive some are created by the sheddie with the normal blood sweat and wossnames that any shed build no matter what it’s purpose. Here are some great sheds, that I…

Let the voting begin – Shed of the year 2008

The voting officially starts for Shed of the year 2008 today , so take a look at all the sheds recent or not so recent and Vote, look at the various categorys and Vote… look at my choices and Vote. You have until July 4th 2008 to vote for your favorites, the one with the…