Potting Shed for Habitat for Humanity

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Project by Jim Jakosh posted 12-31-2009 06:42 AM 1665 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a potting shed that was built by a team of our West Michigan Woodworking Guild members. There was a citywide project to build some kind of structure that would be auctioned or raffled off to raise money for the local Habitat for Humanity benefit. We chose to build a potting shed and it had to be a certain size because it was being built on the second floor of Johnson’s Workbench ( Guild meeting place) and had to be lowered through an 8’ x8’ hole in the floor. Ours was auctioned off and the lucky winner sent us the first picture of it in her back yard. The other pictures are of its display location downtown. This was designed on a napkin at a local coffee shop like a lot of good projects!

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

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#1 posted 12-31-2009 07:37 AM

This is a great potting shed great job.

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#2 posted 12-31-2009 08:23 AM

Nice work.

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#3 posted 12-31-2009 08:32 AM

Man that is one nice potting shed! Just superb,and for a good cause!

-- Rick

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#4 posted 12-31-2009 12:14 PM

that is wonderful—the cause, the shed, and the new home.
Well done!!

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#5 posted 12-31-2009 04:09 PM

Great project for a great cause.
That came out really nice!

Good Job !!

-- Eric down in sunny Florida.

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#7 posted 01-01-2010 09:41 AM

Looks great! Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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