Woodshed for my small workshop

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Project by rainman posted 05-08-2011 08:37 PM 8293 views 24 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this small woodshed with just enough room for 1 and a half cords of good hardwood. I’ve seen much bigger ones , but I needed a small one so I guessed at the dimensions and kept it the size of a sheet of plywood. The metal roof overhangs enough to protect from the elements and give a little extra room for some extra wood!

-- So much wood, So little time

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#1 posted 05-08-2011 09:10 PM

Very nice. I think I need one just like it

-- Glen

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#2 posted 05-08-2011 09:18 PM

Hey, that is way cool!! I like the grace of the design – I am seeing potting and gardening shed/bench for the household gardener.

Great post, thanks.


-- DonH Orleans Ontario

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#3 posted 05-08-2011 09:30 PM

I love all of the fantastic joinery and curves and the scale is perfect : )
I think it’s saying loud and clear that a true Craftsman works here !

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#4 posted 05-08-2011 09:30 PM

that is so classic why didn´t I thought of that when I had to make a shedthing to my
sister pottingshelfs

thanks for sharing it :-)


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#5 posted 05-08-2011 09:33 PM

Nice looking woodshed.

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#6 posted 05-08-2011 10:31 PM

Great work and I love the style. The angles look great! Very nice.

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

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#7 posted 05-09-2011 12:55 AM

Beautiful joinery. Where did you learn the process. Was it from a book or did you go on a build? Outstanding!

-- • "I have noticed that nothing I have never said ever did me any harm."....... Calvin Coolidge

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#8 posted 05-09-2011 01:53 AM

That looks like it will be in good shape 100 years from now!

-- Eric, central Florida / Utor praemia operibus duris

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#9 posted 05-09-2011 08:10 AM

Nice photographs showing the process…......

-- mike...............

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#10 posted 05-09-2011 11:28 AM

Hey Rainman,
Now that is one cool wood shed….real nice job.

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#11 posted 05-09-2011 03:44 PM

Way Way Way Cool

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#12 posted 05-09-2011 07:24 PM

Very nice. Should keep the wood nice and dry.

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

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#13 posted 05-10-2011 11:56 PM

Slicker ‘n snot on a door knob! Nice work.


-- When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world. -- John Muir

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#14 posted 05-11-2011 05:02 AM


Very, very nice.

I am curious about how you cut the 2×4s and 6’s? This is an amazing project and phenomenal design. I have absolutely no need for this, but I find myself dying to build one.


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