Old Shed

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Project by Binn posted 04-30-2010 07:45 AM 2067 views 0 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I haven’t finished it yet, still have to wrap the capola and add windows around all 4 sides on it. The capola is a see thru from inside once I install windows. Plus build the sliding wood doors and hang them. Bought my wife a green house that will go against the gable wall, then I will wrap the cypress lap boards around the bottom of green house to tie it all together. The drawing is a little premative but it shows the finished look.

-- Barry, Louisiana

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#1 posted 04-30-2010 07:58 AM

That’s going to be real nice when your done. Where did you get the green house?

-- Style is simple, but not my execution of it.

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#2 posted 04-30-2010 08:17 AM

Bought the green house from Harbor Freight, 10’ x 12’ real nice green house. A family member purchased one and for $599.00 you can’t beat it. He put his together and I will try to put some photos of it on here.

-- Barry, Louisiana

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#3 posted 04-30-2010 10:55 AM

Nice Job, Like the cut-outs on the rafters….

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#4 posted 04-30-2010 12:07 PM

Great looking shed. Very nice design.

-- Galootish log blog,

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#5 posted 04-30-2010 01:42 PM

I think the whole project looks awesome and what could be better then walking into a beautiful shed only to walk into an awesome greenhouse.

You did a really nice job of it.

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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#6 posted 04-30-2010 02:23 PM

Ditto what Ken said about the rafters! COOL touch!

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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#7 posted 04-30-2010 02:34 PM

Great job!! Would like to see pictures when job is complete.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#8 posted 04-30-2010 05:46 PM

Looks like a fun project.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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#9 posted 04-30-2010 08:23 PM

This is fantastic. Are you using cypress for the exterior siding?

-- Ray

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#10 posted 05-01-2010 11:47 AM

Sweet design and finish…well done.

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#11 posted 05-01-2010 09:14 PM

Yes Ray, I used beveled cypress lap siding. Plus I am going to spray a red stain on all the wood when I get time.

-- Barry, Louisiana

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#12 posted 05-04-2010 06:33 AM

I will post photos on here when completed within the next couple of months, so keep looking. Yes it has been fun to build I will be glad when I finish. I started this project November 09 but we had rain here every other day until march. It was a wet winter plus I had so much work I couldn’t get back to working on it.

-- Barry, Louisiana

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#13 posted 02-04-2011 06:34 AM

Nice looking project.

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