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Project by Clay Ortiz posted 08-11-2014 08:51 PM 2475 views 6 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My son and I built this shed in the back yard. It is built with left over material mostly. I had to buy the sheathing, shingles, paint and electrical. I built the doors out of some rough cut poplar that I had left over from a basement job I did a couple of years ago. I made the door hardware out of some 1-1/2”x3/16” steel and some garage door pulleys. I had to buy that and the old wrenches that I used for the handles.
Thanks for looking.
Clay

-- Clay Ortiz, North Georgia





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hoss12992

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#1 posted 08-11-2014 09:57 PM

This is absolutely awesome. Great job

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn

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Clay Ortiz

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#2 posted 08-11-2014 10:12 PM

Thanks!

-- Clay Ortiz, North Georgia

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#3 posted 08-11-2014 10:57 PM

Love it, especially the windows. It makes me want to build a shed!

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#4 posted 08-11-2014 11:14 PM

Sweet!
What a nice job!

-- Chem, Central California

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#5 posted 08-11-2014 11:34 PM

Thanks guys!

-- Clay Ortiz, North Georgia

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#6 posted 08-11-2014 11:47 PM

Beatiful. Great design and nice job

-- Disfruta tu trabajo (enjoy your work) (Bandera, Argentina)

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#7 posted 08-12-2014 01:10 AM

Very nice!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#8 posted 08-12-2014 07:53 AM

Great looking shed. the dormer window really makes the difference.

What have you used as foundations? does the shed just sit on the earth on the raised posts or have to sunken concrete footings?

Cheers

David

-- No one plans to fail, they just, just fail to plan

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#9 posted 08-12-2014 10:23 AM

How about that drill press !!

A peek inside would be good !

-- Regards Robert

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#10 posted 08-12-2014 11:48 AM

Most awesome, more pictures!

-- -Paul, South Carolina Structural Engineer by trade, Crappy Woodworker by choice

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Clay Ortiz

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#11 posted 08-12-2014 12:40 PM

The floor system is set on 6×6 posts just like a deck. It is built out of 2×10 form boards.
The inside has a loft area, it is unfinished. I do have two pieces of slat wall that I plan to put across the door wall above a couple of bench that I haven’t built yet. I’m just using it to store all the stuff that was in my basement. I’m planing on building a 5’x14’ wooden boat and need the space.
I’ll add some more pictures.

-- Clay Ortiz, North Georgia

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Mike_from_Buffalo

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#12 posted 08-12-2014 01:02 PM

Nice Shed! I like the wrench handles

-- Mike from Buffalo "A man spends the first half of his life learning habits that shorten the other half of his life."

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#13 posted 08-12-2014 02:22 PM

That is one great looking shed! Is that really a hand crank drill press mounted on the side wall?

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Clay Ortiz

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#14 posted 08-12-2014 02:28 PM

Yes, it’s an old blacksmith’s drill press. It isn’t full functional but I think it looks cool.

-- Clay Ortiz, North Georgia

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#15 posted 08-12-2014 02:37 PM

I love a good shed! – No Joke! Looks great!

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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