Garden Shed

  • Advertise with us
Project by john posted 06-18-2008 10:39 PM 2881 views 3 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi everyone , i finally had some time to finish my Garden shed this past week . It is 12’ x 10’ x 14’ high and has 13 windows , 12 hips and 8 valleys . I used chalet board for the siding and 1” rough pine to trim everything off .

-- John in Belgrave (Website) ,

21 comments so far

View CharlieM1958's profile


16275 posts in 4246 days

#1 posted 06-18-2008 10:51 PM

Somehow, the word “shed” just doesn’t seem tp apply in this case. Beautiful!

I am curious about why you wanted so many windows in this type of building.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

View Diane's profile


546 posts in 4150 days

#2 posted 06-18-2008 10:57 PM

Wow, that’s nice, beautiful in fact. What are you going to put in it? The windows are low so I’m thinking it isn’t to house lawnmowers or anything big but I could be wrong. Will it have curtains? I just haven’t figured out what you have in mind yet.


View john's profile


2370 posts in 4409 days

#3 posted 06-18-2008 10:58 PM

Hi Charlie and Diane ,thanks . I wanted lots of windows because it has a great view from every angle and i want to use it as a TV room ( plasma ) in the summer then use it as storage in the winter . I am adding blinds to all the windows . Eventually it will be converted to a playhouse in a few years for my grandkids.

-- John in Belgrave (Website) ,

View OutPutter's profile


1199 posts in 4018 days

#4 posted 06-18-2008 11:07 PM

Great work John. After looking at your other projects, I’ve concluded you just can’t help yourself. You like the details and you are good at the details too I might add.

You know, with a little chimney and fireplace, you may not have to use it for storage come winter…

-- Jim

View FlWoodRat's profile


732 posts in 3937 days

#5 posted 06-18-2008 11:40 PM

John, wonderful job. This is such a neat idea. I am sure that everyone of us would love to see the inside too. Enjoy the tv room and don’t forget the fridge, cold beer and salty chips.

-- I love the smell of sawdust in the morning....

View Lee A. Jesberger's profile

Lee A. Jesberger

6859 posts in 4007 days

#6 posted 06-19-2008 12:36 AM

Very nice John!

Looks excellent.

No surprise there though!


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

View Bob #2's profile

Bob #2

3809 posts in 4049 days

#7 posted 06-19-2008 12:54 AM

Your true trade is showing on this one John.
Execellent as others have said.
Do you miss the work?


-- A mind, like a home, is furnished by its owner

View john's profile


2370 posts in 4409 days

#8 posted 06-19-2008 01:11 AM

Thanks everyone for all the great comments . Bob i don,t miss building house after house but i do enjoy always trying to come up with something different and challenging . One of the best things about woodworking is there are so many different things a person can do . I will post a inside view tomorrow once i get things organized and cleaned up.

-- John in Belgrave (Website) ,

View GaryK's profile


10262 posts in 4016 days

#9 posted 06-19-2008 01:50 AM

That’s a fantastic looking shed, John!

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

View ND2ELK's profile


13495 posts in 3801 days

#10 posted 06-19-2008 02:30 AM

Now thats what I call a garden shed. Very impressive building. I can see you go the extra mile in things that you build. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

View dlcarver's profile


270 posts in 3758 days

#11 posted 06-19-2008 02:53 AM

Another fine work of art John. I love it.

-- Dave Leitem,Butler,Pa.,

View john's profile


2370 posts in 4409 days

#12 posted 06-19-2008 03:37 AM

Thank you Gary , tom and Dave . Tom i have a bad habit of making extra work for myself . lol

-- John in Belgrave (Website) ,

View Brad_Nailor's profile


2539 posts in 3985 days

#13 posted 06-19-2008 04:04 AM

Beautiful John! Thats too nice to call a shed! Thats a house..


View john's profile


2370 posts in 4409 days

#14 posted 06-19-2008 04:34 AM

Thanks David , if it was a little bigger i would move in . lol

-- John in Belgrave (Website) ,

View wiswood2's profile


1138 posts in 3724 days

#15 posted 06-19-2008 07:07 PM

Great job Buddy.

-- Chuck, wiswood2

showing 1 through 15 of 21 comments

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics