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Project by SoCalWoodGal posted 03-17-2017 05:51 PM 3297 views 5 times favorited 35 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Needed a place to store garden stuff and bikes so I could have more room in my woodshop (garage). This was fun due to the scale. Highlights: clear panel in center for a skylight, and the corrugated roof.

-- SoCalWoodGal http://brittanyjoyner.com/Woodworking.html





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Andre

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#1 posted 03-17-2017 06:16 PM

Great idea, I need something like that for wood storage, got some big slabs taking up to much room in the shop!

-- Lifting one end of the plank.

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jimintx

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#2 posted 03-17-2017 06:25 PM

I need that, too! It looks good, nice work.
We already have one shed that is 100% in my wife’s zone.

What are the nominal dimensions of your new shed?

-- Jim, Houston, TX

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SoCalWoodGal

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#3 posted 03-17-2017 06:40 PM

7 foot tall at highest, and 6’x6’ interior

-- SoCalWoodGal http://brittanyjoyner.com/Woodworking.html

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recycle1943

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#4 posted 03-17-2017 07:33 PM

that is utilizing space to the max – with the skylight, no need for electric
cedar ?

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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SoCalWoodGal

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#5 posted 03-17-2017 07:58 PM

Yep, just cedar fence pickets for the walls.

-- SoCalWoodGal http://brittanyjoyner.com/Woodworking.html

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htl

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#6 posted 03-17-2017 08:52 PM

Don’t want the lawn mower or motor cycle in the shop or garage so this would work out just right.
great idea!!!

-- An Index Of My Model making Blogs http://lumberjocks.com/htl/blog/116729

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Hawaiilad

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#7 posted 03-17-2017 08:53 PM

Nice use of given space Brittany. Is that a trap door on the back side?

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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gargey

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#8 posted 03-17-2017 09:28 PM

You get a zoning variance for that thing?

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BenjaminNY

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#9 posted 03-17-2017 10:42 PM

Nice project. I did that once on the side of my garage. Neighbors called the building department on me and I had to take it down. Hope your neighbors are nicer than mine.

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SoCalWoodGal

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#10 posted 03-17-2017 10:47 PM

Larry- yes, so we can access the fence behind the shed if needed. No zoning variance due to where it sits on our property and the height. Thanks everyone!

-- SoCalWoodGal http://brittanyjoyner.com/Woodworking.html

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NormG

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#11 posted 03-18-2017 02:13 AM

Wonderfully done

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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Cliff

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#12 posted 03-18-2017 05:28 AM

Great use of space Brittany…I like the sloping roof from the fence. It gives you that little bit extra height to create a bit more space. Well done!!!!!

Regards,

Cliff.

-- Cliff Australia : Snoring is good. It blows away all the Sawdust.

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helluvawreck

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#13 posted 03-18-2017 11:49 AM

It is always nice when you can clear as much out of your shop that is not related to woodworking. Nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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Desert_Woodworker

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#14 posted 03-18-2017 12:01 PM



You get a zoning variance for that thing?

- gargey


I like the “doors”. Instead of needing a zoning variance; does it meet local building code? I question the integrity of this project and I feel that it is a threat to the community, due to high winds or an earthquake- off it goes like in the “Wizard of Oz” and back then they didn’t have tie down straps.

http://www.homedepot.com/p/Simpson-Strong-Tie-Z-MAX-Galvanized-18-Gauge-Hurricane-Tie-H2-5AZ/100275721

-- Desert_Woodworker

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Ivan

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#15 posted 03-18-2017 12:12 PM

Looks very skilled built and more important there is more space in your garage left.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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