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Oct 12, 2018

Building a shed door should be kept simple, but how simple a construction should you use?

How building a shed door using the tried and tested 'ledged and braced' design will give you a strong and long lasting external shed door

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Oct 03, 2018

Moving a storage shed - step by step in theory and practice

I'm often asked 'How to move a shed' - Here is the theory and a practical example of moving a storage shed out of the barn where it was built and across the yard to its final site

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Sep 22, 2018

How To Make A Shed Floor Strong And Durable

A shed floor comprises three parts: the floor joists or bearers, the deck and the floor covering. This article discusses each component in turn and gives specific advice to keep your floor strong and damp free

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Sep 12, 2018

How to Hang a Shed Door

Learn how to hang a shed door with T hinges in a few easy steps

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Apr 19, 2018

Pent Roof Layout

Hello, I'm between metric imperial so hopefully you will excuse a free-style for measurements! I am designing from scratch, and for the first time, a

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Mar 28, 2018

How To Choose The Right Shed Roof Pitch For Your Project

The 5 Factors That Influence Shed Roof Pitch

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Mar 28, 2018

Two Reasons You Need a Shed Roof Overhang

Why you need a shed roof overhang, how big to make it and how to frame the roof structure to get the eaves overhang that you want

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Mar 27, 2018

Shed for Storing Electronic Parts

Very good analysis of condensation. Thank you. I want to store parts for my business. I will be storing electronic parts including printed circuit

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Mar 15, 2018

Storage Shed Shelving Ideas To Maximise Storage Potential

Storage shed shelving ideas with information on how to build ready made and diy storage shed shelves using plastic, metal or timber

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Mar 14, 2018

A Firewood Storage Shed - For Lovely Log Fires

Building a firewood storage shed - read these tips first.

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Mar 09, 2018

6 Shed Design Choices That Will Make Your Shed Truly Unique

Factors to consider in your shed design

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Mar 08, 2018

How To Build An Asgard Shed - Step By Step - With Photos

Building an Asgard Shed - A photographic sequence showing how our Asgard Flexistore was built. Includes close up details and problem solving

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Mar 07, 2018

Garage/Workshop Foundation Detail

I'm looking to build a garage workshop 6.5 x 7.5 x 3.2/4m. My slab will be 150 -200mm steel reinforced with 50mm of Celotex under it. My question is,

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Mar 06, 2018

Dismantling a Shed: How to take a timber shed apart quickly and safely

Dismantling a shed: How to dismantle a shed step by step and the problems that you might encounter

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Feb 28, 2018

How to fix a sagging shed door - So that you can once again lock your shed

How to re-align a sagging shed door - with detailed step by step instructions

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Feb 27, 2018

Your Shed Maintenance Guide - How To Keep Your Shed In Tip Top Shape and How To Rescue It If You Don't!

A guide to the many aspects of shed maintenance and fixing problems before they become too serious

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Feb 27, 2018

How To Choose Quality Shed Building Materials

Learn how to select durable Shed Building Materials for all parts of your shed

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Feb 13, 2018

Insulating a shed? What are the main factors to consider

Insulating a shed will extend the seasons that you get to use it, find out which areas to start with and if your shed is suitable to insulate

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Feb 09, 2018

How To Build A Cheap 6x4 Shed - Is Small Beautiful?

Building a 6x4 shed step by step - Is this low-end, shop soiled shed a bargain buy?

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Feb 09, 2018

8 tips for getting the best out of your Oriented Strand Board (OSB)

8 simple rules to help you get strong fixings into Oriented Strand Board to maximise it's strength

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