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Tool tower
for the garden.

When your garden is app. 6×4 meters, storage of your garden tools can be a real challenge…
And when you also want a little green house on top you really need to be creative.
My solution was to make two little towers, one for greenhouse and one for tool storage.

I finished the green tower last year, so this year it was the time for the tool tower.
Used the structure from the green tower, only added boards on the outside.

Pictures:
1. The two towers.
2. New order, so wonderful.
3. I could even use my drawing and calculations from last time.
4. Making the roof.
5. Turned two little top tulips.
6. Just build.


Turning some tower top tulips.

I hope this could be to some inspiration,

Best thoughts,

MaFe

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





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Brit

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#1 posted 1177 days ago

Very practical Mads. The tools are right there when you need them.

-- Andy -- Old Chinese proverb say: If you think something can't be done, don't interrupt man who is doing it.

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patron

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#2 posted 1177 days ago

nice look mads

definitely adds an interest to the garden too
without distracting

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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levan

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#3 posted 1177 days ago

Neat idea Mads. Now you have me thinking about another project. Thanks

-- Lynn "If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right". Henry Ford

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Mickey Cassiba

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#4 posted 1177 days ago

Now I like that…unfortunately, where I live, displaying your stuff is like asking someone to steal it. I may try that…in 4” concrete!8-O

-- One of these hammers oughta fix that...

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fernandoindia

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#5 posted 1177 days ago

Wow. Those dutch telephone cabins look great in the garden!!

I ´ll borrow you an idea

-- Back home. Fernando

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MsDebbieP

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#6 posted 1176 days ago

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stefang

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#7 posted 1176 days ago

The perfect solution for a small garden Mads. It fits in very well. I wouldn’t mind trading your garden for mine right now. The size of yours sounds just about right for a woodworker!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Sodabowski

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#8 posted 1176 days ago

Yeah, and your harden is the size of my flat =o
Pallet wood, I guess? ;)

-- Holy scrap Barkman!

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Dennisgrosen

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#9 posted 1176 days ago

nice add to make a new house for the Qeens soldier on the other side of the stairs :-)
are you going to paint it red too…..... LOL

looking good Mads

take care
Dennis

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Napoleon

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#10 posted 1176 days ago

What a nice little greentower :)

It’s a good idea to cut your diagonal cross brace into your horizontal so that the door is not going to hang.

-- Boatbuilder&blacksmith

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Jim Jakosh

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#11 posted 1176 days ago

Hi Mads. Nice storage tower. It is a amazing how fast storage places fill up.
The two pieces give balance to the stairs!!
In the last picture, is that round thing on the bottom step at the bottom a kerosene light for the road?
I have not see one of those since I was a kid.
Good job, my friend…...............Jim

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

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lanwater

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#12 posted 1176 days ago

Great thinking Mafe. It takes little space and holds, from what I see, a lot.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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Jamie Speirs

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#13 posted 1173 days ago

Wonderful

It looks like a wee phone box for a shy superman. :)

jamie

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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DamnYankee

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#14 posted 1112 days ago

You’ve given me an idea for my own now…...like I needed another project idea!

-- Shameless - Winner of two Stumpy Nubs Awards

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Bertha

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#15 posted 1112 days ago

I just bought one of these, fearing the building process. I wish I had built mine instead. It’s very charming.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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