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I think it would be fun to see the different garden sheds people are using. Mine is a little 8x3 shack. It's small and full. I'd love to get a wheel borrow, but just no room. Pegboard helps a ton inside though.

Let's see what others are using.

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I do like to see a tidy, well organised shed (y)
 
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I do like to see a tidy, well organised shed (y)
yup, me too, that's why I'm hoping to see some!(y) Hoping to get some good ideas to steal as well. I'm a bit of a grease monkey and there was a similar thread on another forum for garages. Got some great storage ideas for the garage from that.
 
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My shed is one to the left top of the picture. It is about 15 years old. loaded with stuff. the riding mower, the push mower, the weed wacker, shelves of trays, bags of lawn seed, animal traps, shovels, a cart , drill press, tools, cat carriers, bike, fertilizers, sprinklers, hoses, saws, chain saws, rakes, seed spreader, chipper, gas log splitter, boards, pots, soil. that is all I can visualize without looking, sure probably missed something. Snow in front of it now, so can't open door.
 
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Hi,

I'm trying to look for a garden shed for my backyard to keep my lawn mower few chairs and a ladder. I didn't know how expensive these garden sheds are until I started browsing. I'm willing to spend around $150 max and the least expensive I found was in bunnings $121 but the handy man is asking $200 to pick it up on my Garden Shed and assemble for me. This is a very small shed and I don't believe how pricey it is. Share me something if better if something...
 
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I've two sheds.

This is the rabbit shed I built for our seven year-old daughter in 1975, to house her collection of rabbits and guinea pigs. We still call it that, though it hasn't seen any animals for decades. We got left with the last rabbit, when she went off to train as a nurse at Great Ormond Street Hospital when she was eighteen. We had to care for it for a further six years before it died. I built it from reclaimed timber and roofing ply, plus three of next door's wooden windows, which were being chucked out when they had their double glazing put in. The back wall of the garage is part of the structure.

I changed the roofing felt for the second time in its life this year. It's still in perfect condition and houses my gardening equipment.

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Not strictly a "shed." I have this room I built in the back of the garage, it originally housed the filters for the koi pool plus a 300 gallon quarantine tank and filter.

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Now after "a tart up" I use it to house two back-up freezers, (formerly in the rabbit shed) a Budweiser fridge and garden furniture. I have all the facilities for tea or coffee making when I'm gardening, so I don't have to constantly get my wife to do it.

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This is our "Tea-shed" It's partly inspired by illustrations I found it old books in Manchester Central Library, of garden buildings, particularly tea-houses, built for "the landed gentry" by Japanese workmen in Victorian times, when "all things Japanese" became the fashion. Plus a few ideas of my own. It wwas to compliment our 3000 gall koi pool, which I had filled in and paved over a month or so ago.
I made it from rough sawn timber I planed down, roofing ply, some 2" X 1" and some recycled defusers from some discarded store light fittings. This was back in 1987. I changed the roofing felt about 8 years ago. It's still in perfect condition and houses my two vinyl jukeboxes, I use for "gardening music."

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I put photograaphs of the build on YouTube seven years ago. it's had over 76,000 hits.

 
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Our tea-house/shed has had an "upgrade."

Watching a TV drama on Monday night in my "den"...(OK our front room) I had difficulty reading a message on a mobile phone shown briefly to the camera, so I had to freeze the picture to understand what it said.

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I then realised that the TV in this room a 32" Panasonic Viera, was probably the smallest TV owned by anyone in our family. We've a big TV in the lounge my wife watches mostly, as a lot of the stuff I watch, which isn't much, isn't to her liking. All our kids have big TVs in their homes.

So I decided that I needed a bigger set. So I went out yesterday and bought this Sony Bravia 4k 43".
The set's fine but it's a bit of a pain as the feet are too wide to sit on the TV table and I don't want a bigger one. So temporarily, it's sitting on a sheet of laminate flooring on the old stand I made, as I need the soundbar under it as I had before. I've ordered a proper stand for it.

(This is Marion Bartolli, former Wimbledon Champion, who that numpty John Inverdale once described on air as; "she'll never be a looker," for which he had to make a grovelling apology. I think she's quite attractive.

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So the old Panasonic is surplus. We don't want a TV in the bedroom and I've a little 14" CRT set in the shelving unit above my desk in my office..alright, our box bedroom. No room for it in there.

So I decided to put it in the tea-house. to replace the little 14" CRT set I had in there.

I needed to put it on a shelf. So I bought a piece of hardwood bullnosed window sill, no change out of twenty quid, but with a bit of sanding and some beeswax, it "looks the business."

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This wood is ideal for anyone who isn't a great carpenter or has a lot of tools to achieve something that looks professional.


I used the same wood to make this bookcase still loking good after twenty years of life in our hall. It's just screwed together and the shlves supported on brackets.
No bending of the shelves as you would get if it were MDF, softwood or Contiplas.

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Trouble is this, sort of hardwood is very expensive now, it'd cost me over £200 to make it again.
 

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