Sheds have more wi-fi than wheelbarrows!

Our friends at Cuprinol have compiled this survey which features some of the finalists for Shed of the year 2017 🙂 53% of Brits now have Wi-Fi and electricity in their sheds compared with 25% who have a wheelbarrow according to new research by Cuprinol      Millennials are the most savvy when it comes to…

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This is the reason I love my sheddies – Shed Week Poem

Sheddie Darius has written a poem dedicated to the sheddies (oh and me, blush) many thanks Darius, who is the owner of the Beach Hut shed btw I wonder if any other sheddies are being creative to show off their love for sheds, this year? – let me know , or if you can do…

Shed Week Guest post: Powering your shed

Shed of the year 2012 Finalist – Kevin from the Solar Shed has written a guest post about powering your shed – this is something that I get asked a lot so better ask the expert! Shedding some light on the issue! Over the years, Shed men and women have often pondered as to how…

Shed Week Guest post: Shed Inventors

Andy from Workshopshed has written this guest shedblog post for Shed Week 2012 on something close to his tinkering in the shed heart – Shed Inventors. From my own experience the shed is a great place for making and repairing things, it provides space to work and store tools and allows me to keep projects…

The Finalists for Shed of the year 2012 are …

The winner has been announced – Woodhenge If this page is not loading properly you can see all the finalists over on the main interweb site readersheds 🙂 The winner will be announced during National Shed Week – which starts on July 2nd 2012 – so keep an eye on readersheds.co.uk or follow Head sheddie @unclewilco on…

It’s not over until the big International Shed is announced

Shed week could not end without a post about the great sheds from all over the world, we have had a hundreds of sheds added from overseas and even though we don’t have an offical International Shed of the year (It would need a sponsor so I could give a prize) but it’s wonderfull to…

Songs from the Shed – Shed Week Song – Day 5 Flipron

Many thanks to all the artists who gave a bit of time when they visited Jon in his shed The final Song for Shed Week : Flipron – Hanging Round The Lean To With Grandad Song 1 Ruarri Joseph – An Orchard For An Apple Song 2 Emily Smith – Butterflies Song 3 Roddy Woomble…

Calum’s shed gets a spruce up for shedweek

The shed owned by charity Mary’s Meals, got a lick of paint to looks it’s best ready for Shed Week – Which of course if next week (4th July) Staff at Mary’s Meals are waiting to find out whether their head office, a finalist for the National Shed of the Year competition, sponsored by Cuprinol,…

Shed of the year 2011 : Top 5 in each category

I promised this the other week – after the pub sheddie made their feelings known – why can’t we all live in peace and harmony 😉 but anyway as you can imagine preparation for shed week and then I was on my holidays..a delay was inevitable so here goes. Pub Sheds The George & The…

Sheddies would you like to Star in the next Cuprinol Advertising campaign

Shed of the year supporters Cuprinol Wood Preservation Society have launched their Facebook page and are offering sheddies (and others) the chance to star in a National advertising campaign and also win £100 to boot with their Garden Stars application. PS watch out for an Shed of the year Tab on their facebook page very…

Readersheds and Shed Week go Posh again – at Waitrose this weekend!

First we had Period Homes & Interiors now expensive food shop Waitrose are loving the sheds! and who would blame them. Shed week gets a good mention in Waitrose Weekend newspaper (its in the shops now!). The posh sheddies food shop of choice includes images of last year’s winner Reg Miller and shortlisters, and some…

Important Dates for your Diary – Shed of the year 2011

Right listen up shed builders and sheddies who want to pimp their sheds and have a chance at winning the £1000 prize and the coveted title of  Shed of the year 2011 which of course is brought to you by the Cuprinol Wood preservation society. These are dates that you need to keep to hand….

Eco-Sheds the future of sheds?

We have had some very exciting eco sheds added to this years competition, there was a lot of work put into them, but its a category I would love to see more sheds added to over the next year where more people get down with the green sheds! You have until 20th June 2010 to…

Readersheds & Shed of the year gets a mention in readers digest

Those lot over at readers digest mentions Shed Week and various previous sheddie winners oh and Alex gets a word in too in the June Edition of the magazine in the feature 1001 things everyone should know! We also get a hyperlink to readersheds in the online edition which is a great, wish more publishers…

Do you Love sheds, then Like us on facebook

I have been on facebook a while, but prefer twitter for my social wossnames, as that facebook takes up more time , there are some privacy issues and also the kids are on it.. 🙂 but I know a lot of sheddies use it.. So now you can Like readersheds on facebook, if the need…

Buy “In Me Shed” and and get the Punks not dad in the charts

The official song for Shed week “In me Shed” from the wonderful Punks not Dad (on twitter) has been let out of the shed and you can buy it from various online shops as a MP3 download, amazon and Apple’s Itunes Here’s the Video but please buy the song as the dads say “it’ll be…

I hope the Shed of the year winner likes cheese!

Just a reminder one of the great prizes for the overall winner of Shed of the year is courtesy of our friends at the Cheese Shed. They are giving away a Subscription (four boxes over the course of the year) as a prize for Shed Of The Year worth £130 ! Now, if I was…

Shed of the year gets great coverage in the Times

Today in the Times, Kate Muir writes about sheds, sheds week and interviews my good self. Across the nation, in back gardens and allotments, excitement is in the spring air, for now is the time to enter the Shed of the Year 2009. Your shed need not be expensive, but it has to show ingenuity,…