Potting Shed for Habitat for Humanity

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Project by Jim Jakosh posted 1695 days ago 1505 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 1695 days ago

This is a great potting shed great job.

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#2 posted 1695 days ago

Nice work.

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#3 posted 1695 days ago

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

-- Rick

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#4 posted 1694 days ago

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

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#5 posted 1694 days ago

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

Good Job !!

-- Having fun...Eric

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#7 posted 1694 days ago

Looks great! Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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