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A Hobbit’s Shed Building

I am a great fan of hobbits and Lord of the Rings Trilogy in general. I also love to talk about shed building and woodworking (I’m sure you can tell through my posts). Did I ever thought that two will and should mix? Definitely a resounding NO. To my surprise though, I found this one guy who thought otherwise. Read the rest of this entry »

Types of Roofs for Shed Building

There are several types of roof designs for the shed building that will determine the shape of the entire roof. These types of design are gable, pent, hip, gambrel and salt box.

Types of Roof for Shed Building

Gable Roof – this has a duo-pitch roof truss that is simple and easy. By elevating the bottom chord of the truss, an elevated collar truss is formed which gives more headroom or some storage. The roof can have different angles from the normal 20 degree angle to a 70 degree one for those roofs with a much higher pitch. Read the rest of this entry »

Spare Wood from your Shed Building for DIY Wood Toys

It’s a fact, once you are into wood working you get to have tons of wood scrap. Making a shed building for example can result in spare wood that you don’t know what to do with. Well, have you ever considered going over some DIY plans for wooden toys? Read the rest of this entry »

Tips on Fitting a Computer Desk in your Shed Building

If part of the plan for your shed building is to include a home office area, you will need a computer desk too. With the skills that you have acquired in woodworking, building a computer desk is going to be a piece of cake.

Desk plans for Shed building

Why build your own desk? For one thing, it saves you money and second, you know how to build one, so why not? A computer desk is somewhere you will spend some quality time so it would be good to ensure the desk meets all your needs. Read the rest of this entry »