Shed Photo of the Year update

You may have remembered that Andrew Culture won our Shed Week Photo Comp with his great B & W shot of an allotment shed. Well I have finally been able to track him down, so over to him! This is me in my own shed (just after I had built it) The inspiration behind my…

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Everybody Wants To View … the Punks not Dad

Everyone’s favorite middle aged punk band Punks not dad with a shed leaning and of course the blokes who come up with the shed anthem & official song for shed week, that is “In Me Shed” may have hit the 14000000000000 (Fourteen thousand) views mark on youtube by the time you read this, if not…

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…

Shedworking – the book – the cover

On this great Shed Week, Alex over at shedworking has reveled what his book on shedworking will look like. Here’s what it’s probably going to look like, give or take some tweaks. Just to remind you, it’s out in June 2010 with Frances Lincoln at £16.99 (there will be a special offer on this price…

International Shed of the year 2009

If you think your shed is as good as their’s[theres] then please Share your Shed As you know Shed Week/Shed of the year started out as a National Shed week in the UK after getting so many great sheds on readersheds.co.uk, we had to have an outlet to celebrate them. But as the international entries…

Shed of the year 2009 Read all about it.

We have got some good coverage initially online (Twitter was the one of the biggest traffic drivers, thanks #shedweek) The funniest mention so far about shed week is from SkySports on the Ashes in Cardiff 14.03:”A nice little partnership developing between Pietersen and Collingwood. There were good starts for Strauss Cook and Bopara – but…

Shed Week 2009 interviews: Workshop Shed

This guest post is from sheddie Andy who runs the blog http://www.workshopshed.com/, Andy was a finalist in this year competition, and has always been an active member of our forums, giving great advice to the novice sheddie, you can follow him on twitter, where he always gives good tweet. Prior to having a shed, any…

Shed Week 2009 interviews: Lloyd Alter

The last guest post for today, Lloyd Alter has been an architect, developer, inventor, and builder of prefab housing. He now writes for TreeHugger, is an Associate Professor at Ryerson University teaching sustainable design, and now he’s judging a shed competition via email, anyway over to Lloyd. There isn’t much of a shed culture yet…

Shed Week 2009 interviews: @RicoDaniels

This shed week guest post comes from Shed Judge Rico Daniels, I came in contact with Rico a few years back through his son Ciqala, who tipped me off his dad was doing a show on the telly that may interest the sheddies. The TV show was the successful Salvager and rest is history, Rico…

The most secure shed in Wales, maybe Britain?

The trumpet of truth reports on a unique “shed” in a coppers back garden. WORLD War II history buff Robin Mellor came up with a rather drastic solution when he discovered a wartime pillbox was under threat from a modern housing development – he moved it to his back garden. Policeman Robin, 32, was on…

Shed of the Year 2009 and the winner is …. The Kite Cabin

After thousands of public votes the shed judges have made their decision. The Winner of Shed of the Year 2009 is the wonderful The Kite Cabin – created by sheddie Steven Harwood from West Wales. At 5 metres square,I designed it in my head and built it myself. Because it is on a very steep…