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Fugly wood sheds-let's see 'em!

Post in 'The Wood Shed' started by Badfish740, Oct 14, 2011.

  1. Badfish740

    Badfish740 Minister of Fire

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    I'm tired of seeing all of these purdy woodsheds (or maybe I'm just jealous ;) ) Let's see your cobbled-together-half-falling-down-bailing-wire-and-bubble-gum woodshed!

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  2. smokinj

    smokinj Minister of Fire

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    Heck that looks good to me! Only thing I like better than a cheap build is the use of rough cut beams and timber. Best I can do is a scronge chix coop! lol 80 percent scrounged.

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  3. Joey

    Joey Feeling the Heat

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    Thats great Jay,,,first dual purpose woodshed I've seen do the chickens cut and stack also???? .....love it......fish,,yours isnt bad either. Check out mine...oh yea,,I dont have one yet,,,spring project for me. ;-)
  4. smokinj

    smokinj Minister of Fire

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    It was on the cheap and if the chix dont work out I will have the mower and splitter in there......I just bring in a cord at a time and stack in the heated shop!
  5. fossil

    fossil Accidental Moderator Staff Member

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    Hell, Fish...I think that's one classy woodshed. Not at all what I expected to see when I read the thread title. Rick
  6. My Oslo heats my home

    My Oslo heats my home Minister of Fire

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    Jay, if you look at your sheds gable end the right way it looks like Thomas the tank engine.
  7. smokinj

    smokinj Minister of Fire

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    LOL.......As I tould my Dad hope the chix's dont notice! It is a tank.
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    fossil Accidental Moderator Staff Member

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    I see Thomas the Tank Unicorn.
  9. smokinj

    smokinj Minister of Fire

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    Its ugly but 12 inch on center and book match black walnut on the front. Will look better after trim but I have to many hours on it now. Need to get the shop loaded up with wood and make sure the wood furnace is ready for another 6 month run. Oh, and all ss screws about 20lbs worth freebee too!
  10. Badfish740

    Badfish740 Minister of Fire

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    I'll get a different picture-I think the angle hides a lot. Kind of like the ones that people send each other online to disguise what they really look like :lol: If you look at it straight on you can see all the warped lumber I used from the cull pile at Lowes. It was a damn good deal though-a whole truckload of slightly warped posts, pressure treated decking, 2x4s and even two sheets of plywood for $30!
  11. smokinj

    smokinj Minister of Fire

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    Hahaha Thats me and if I cant find that I use my chainsaw...In this case both and with the chix in the shop you got to move fixed!
  12. Thistle

    Thistle Minister of Fire

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    Pic taken June 2011,shed built Summer 1982.Has seen its share of bad storms,big limb from Shagbark about 40 ft over it came down in ice storm several years back.A bit rough now,would like to tear down & rebuild it in a couple years if possible.

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  13. raybonz

    raybonz Minister of Fire

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    Man this is disappointing! I think those are decent looking shelters especially the OP's "ugly" shelter!

    Ray
  14. smokinj

    smokinj Minister of Fire

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    20 years and still useing it Awesome .......Is that rail ties? or 4x4
  15. WES999

    WES999 Minister of Fire

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    Here is my shed, it's made of about 90% recycled material. Originally it had a tarp for the roof, that didn't last too long. I replaced it with plywood and role roofing, much better.

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  16. smokinj

    smokinj Minister of Fire

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    She holden. Not sure there a lot of life left. 90 percent though is impressive, sure there more to come. I love the scrounged material's! Mine the only thing I bought was 35 2x4 treated 1.96 a stick. Made my own 4x4's for the back two corners and rip the 2x4 down to 2x2 for studs and making the fence stronger.
  17. Gary_602z

    Gary_602z Minister of Fire

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    Does that sign say "free wood help yourself"? :lol:

    Gary
  18. maplewood

    maplewood Minister of Fire

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    6 hours work, 4 pallets, 2 crate bottoms, 7 rough cut 2x6, 3 1x6 from the dismantled crate,
    and 2 pieces of old used tin.
    $0 new money. Ugly, but beautiful too.

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  19. raybonz

    raybonz Minister of Fire

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    Great job creating that zero dollar wood shelter! I would not mind having several of those in my yard.. Anything is better than relying on tarps to keep wood dry!

    Ray
  20. shawneyboy

    shawneyboy New Member

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    Here is mine. My wife calls it the Bayou shack....

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  21. begreen

    begreen Mooderator Staff Member

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    Heck, you just made my shed "fugly" At least your shed has a floor! :red:
  22. weatherguy

    weatherguy Minister of Fire

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    You win so far, until mines finished anyway, I need some more pallets before I can finish mine, my original plans fell through.
  23. GAMMA RAY

    GAMMA RAY Minister of Fire

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    I do not think any of these wood sheds are "fugly"...not even "ugly"....because....
    it is what inside them that counts...(kinda like people)...
    and the "contents" of all these sheds are beautiful.....
    Kudos to all you guys and gals.... :)
  24. raybonz

    raybonz Minister of Fire

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    That was a real tear jerker Gamma! :) How you been?

    Ray
  25. GAMMA RAY

    GAMMA RAY Minister of Fire

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    Great Ray...thanks... :)

    I just posted that because I know how much hard work goes into c/s/s wood.....
    So what if your wood shed is not as aesthetically pleasing as others....as long as it has good chit inside it.... :)

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