Double duty shed: boats and wood

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mar13

Feeling the Heat
Nov 5, 2018
446
California redwood coast
Have any of you seen a multi-boat shed that is also a firewood shed? I'm just beginning to ponder a shed that faces south for the wood and north (shaded) for the boats. Cost and space wise, I imagine it'd be more efficient than two sheds.

Have any of you seen such a shed? Any suggestions? I'm just at the daydream stage now.
 

stoveliker

Minister of Fire
Nov 17, 2019
1,491
Eastern Long Island NY
Should be no problem? Just make an additional bay and store the boat there rather than wood.

In my case , though, it'd start out with a boat there but the moment I need more space it'll be filled up with wood . ..
 

mar13

Feeling the Heat
Nov 5, 2018
446
California redwood coast
I'm thinking something along the line of the classic longer-than-deeper wood shed with a large backside overhang. Then have horizontal beams projecting out on the rear side that the boats could be placed upon.
 

moresnow

Minister of Fire
Jan 13, 2015
1,780
Iowa
Food for thought. Mice etc. love stacked wood. Mice etc. also love stored boats_g Mostly the delicious chewable components....
 

Grizzerbear

Minister of Fire
Feb 12, 2019
1,081
SW Missoura
Food for thought. Mice etc. love stacked wood. Mice etc. also love stored boats_g Mostly the delicious chewable components....

I was thinking the exact same thing. I have a huge problem with mice, wood rats, and chipmunks getting in to anything other than the house.... Its sealed up good. I would also be leery because of this.
 

Grizzerbear

Minister of Fire
Feb 12, 2019
1,081
SW Missoura
Not to say you shouldn't do it though. Its deep woods around my house with a lot of critters constantly trying to destroy vehicles and tractors lol. You may not have as much of a problem where you are at. I do like the idea of having my smaller tractor and splitter stored in a connected bay of a wood shed but for me it would be a invitation for chewed wires. As stated above food for thought.
 
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brenndatomu

Minister of Fire
Aug 21, 2013
6,389
NE Ohio
Food for thought. Mice etc. love stacked wood. Mice etc. also love stored boats_g Mostly the delicious chewable components....
Yup, they feast on boats and motorcycles all winter and snowmobiles all summer! ;lol :mad:
 
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mar13

Feeling the Heat
Nov 5, 2018
446
California redwood coast
Not to say you shouldn't do it though. Its deep woods around my house with a lot of critters constantly trying to destroy vehicles and tractors lol. You may not have as much of a problem where you are at. I do like the idea of having my smaller tractor and splitter stored in a connected bay of a wood shed but for me it would be a invitation for chewed wires. As stated above food for thought.
Good points. Pinterest has a lot of boat-only shed ideas. I'll keep the wood and the boats separate.
 

Bad LP

Minister of Fire
Nov 28, 2014
1,719
Northern Maine
My wood shed was just emptied this past week and the amount of snakes it was housing was impressive. Only a couple of mouse nests long abandoned with skins.
 
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