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Project by WoodLe posted 10-01-2010 04:19 AM 2671 views 3 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just finished staining this storage shed that I built. Shed is 10×12 with pine siding from a neighbors tree that fell in a storm. (rough cut pine, then ship lapped) Windows are hand made by an amishman. Handmade door latch with a railroad spike by myself.

-- www.largewoodslabs.com Apple Creek, Ohio





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WoodLe

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#1 posted 10-01-2010 04:20 AM

Oh, forgot. Hinges are salvaged from the scrap pile!

-- www.largewoodslabs.com Apple Creek, Ohio

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#2 posted 10-01-2010 04:21 AM

That looks great! Welcome to our forums!

-- Ohh mann...pancakes and boobies...I'll bet that's what Heaven is like! ♣ ♣ ♣ ♣

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#3 posted 10-01-2010 04:25 AM

Great job on the railroad spike door latch!

-- Hal, Tennessee http://www.first285.com

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#4 posted 10-01-2010 04:46 AM

In about 10 months time you will wish you had made it twice the size, I know, it happened to me. My shed is 12×20 and now I wished it was twice the size!

Good looking shed though!

Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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#5 posted 10-01-2010 05:06 AM

No shed is ever big enough. Nice use of salvaged wood. I like the latch, too.

-- -Willing to try

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#6 posted 10-01-2010 06:39 AM

Nice work. The latch is awesome.

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mafe

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#7 posted 10-01-2010 11:08 AM

Thats a beautiful shed. Really a little house that falls into nature.
I love it!
Best thoughts,
MaFe
Architect

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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Sodabowski

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#8 posted 10-01-2010 11:51 AM

Welcome on LJs! Love the natural look of your shed, and of course that latch has so much character, thanks for sharing.

-- Holy scrap Barkman!

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cdbridge39

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#9 posted 10-01-2010 12:48 PM

Awesome shed, how much stain did you use ?

-- If it ain't broke don't fix it, if you fix it make it better than it has to be.

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canadianchips

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#10 posted 10-01-2010 01:52 PM

Looks nice .

-- "My mission in life - make everyone smile !"

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#11 posted 10-01-2010 01:56 PM

That is a very quaint storage shed. I love simple things that have function.

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#12 posted 10-01-2010 03:00 PM

very classy

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WoodLe

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#13 posted 10-01-2010 04:10 PM

@ cdbrige39 ....about 2 1/4 gallons of stain.

-- www.largewoodslabs.com Apple Creek, Ohio

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#14 posted 10-01-2010 08:53 PM

Good looking shed. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#15 posted 10-01-2010 10:15 PM

My eys really like to see this shed…ant roof…suk…so nice,i wich i had the space to build something so big and beatifull.

Very well done

-- Boatbuilder&blacksmith

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