Wood Shed Erotica (show what you’ve got)

Smolder

Member
Dec 25, 2019
102
Ashton, Ontario
Here’s mine! It holds 11 cords, not sure how many banana cords that is, so a two year supply. Had to keep under the 200 sf limit in my county to avoid a permit.
Nice shed, and that is packed tight. Same sized shed as mine. What are the "fronds" for? I can fit 8 real (24 face) cords in mine if I keep the stacks at 7 feet (no one can reach them if I go higher).
 

Highbeam

Minister of Fire
Dec 28, 2006
17,654
Mt. Rainier Foothills, WA
Nice shed, and that is packed tight. Same sized shed as mine. What are the "fronds" for? I can fit 8 real (24 face) cords in mine if I keep the stacks at 7 feet (no one can reach them if I go higher).
The stack height in front on mine is limited by my reach, not interested in using a ladder for a few more!

The fronds are garlic bulbs/plants drying. The top of that stack gets lots of airflow and stats pretty warm and dry. It will all come down before fall.

I was worried that packing the shed tight with green wood might slow drying but the air blows through the stack.
 
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Simonkenton

Minister of Fire
Feb 27, 2014
1,743
Marshall NC
Here is my non-ventilated woodshed. I keep the door shut. It is completely sealed up so that there is no ventilation.
It sets out in the sun all day and it gets warm. It works on the principle that water vapor passes through wooden walls and floors.
This woodshed will get fresh cut oak down to 17 percent moisture in 8 months.

8x12 Four stacks 7 feet high, you would be surprised how much wood it holds.
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Bushels20

Feeling the Heat
May 20, 2018
417
OH
I can’t have anything like any of these since I live on 1 acre in a neighborhood. But I am seriously jealous!

I have 2 years worth of wood c/s/s’d (8 cords). Just can’t have a structure to do so.
 

Highbeam

Minister of Fire
Dec 28, 2006
17,654
Mt. Rainier Foothills, WA
I can’t have anything like any of these since I live on 1 acre in a neighborhood.
An acre is plenty. You've got 43,560 square feet but no room for a 200 square foot shed? Oh and you can move your 8 cords into the shed so that should free up the space where you can build your shed.

Or is it that you have an aggressive HOA that won't let you build a woodshed and would rather look at huge piles with plastic on top?
 
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Smolder

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Dec 25, 2019
102
Ashton, Ontario
I can’t have anything like any of these since I live on 1 acre in a neighborhood. But I am seriously jealous!

I have 2 years worth of wood c/s/s’d (8 cords). Just can’t have a structure to do so.
I have exactly 1 square acre, but it's well treed, and in an old semi-rural town where woodsheds are encouraged.
 

blades

Minister of Fire
Nov 23, 2008
3,523
WI, Leroy
99% of nosey neighbors are self appointed code police. Old neighborhood new nosey neighbors my 40 cords worth all neatly stacked and covered - they/she/ he considered it a fire hazard . I butted up to a conservation area - dead and dead down trees/ branches/ leaves/dry old weeds and grass all over the apx 2 acers worth. One good spark or lightening hit and bad news. Which has happened on several occasions over the years. City never took care of it. City rules- 10 ft off lot line, has to be behind building/ not in view in respect to roadway. Can't be on drive. Nasty letter from city. Me- 8x10 color glossy pics of various wood piles in 1/2 mile radius - selective enforcement- want to play in court was my response. City backed off. Wasn't ever a problem for the previous 30+ years. i moved from that place 3 years back out to farm country. Peace and quiet.
 
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Smolder

Member
Dec 25, 2019
102
Ashton, Ontario
99% of nosey neighbors are self appointed code police. Old neighborhood new nosey neighbors my 40 cords worth all neatly stacked and covered - they/she/ he considered it a fire hazard . I butted up to a conservation area - dead and dead down trees/ branches/ leaves/dry old weeds and grass all over the apx 2 acers worth. One good spark or lightening hit and bad news. Which has happened on several occasions over the years. City never took care of it. City rules- 10 ft off lot line, has to be behind building/ not in view in respect to roadway. Can't be on drive. Nasty letter from city. Me- 8x10 color glossy pics of various wood piles in 1/2 mile radius - selective enforcement- want to play in court was my response. City backed off. Wasn't ever a problem for the previous 30+ years. i moved from that place 3 years back out to farm country. Peace and quiet.
Can you apply for a permit and get it done that way?
 

showrguy

Feeling the Heat
Aug 2, 2015
469
Marysville, Pa.
99% of nosey neighbors are self appointed code police. Old neighborhood new nosey neighbors my 40 cords worth all neatly stacked and covered - they/she/ he considered it a fire hazard . I butted up to a conservation area - dead and dead down trees/ branches/ leaves/dry old weeds and grass all over the apx 2 acers worth. One good spark or lightening hit and bad news. Which has happened on several occasions over the years. City never took care of it. City rules- 10 ft off lot line, has to be behind building/ not in view in respect to roadway. Can't be on drive. Nasty letter from city. Me- 8x10 color glossy pics of various wood piles in 1/2 mile radius - selective enforcement- want to play in court was my response. City backed off. Wasn't ever a problem for the previous 30+ years. i moved from that place 3 years back out to farm country. Peace and quiet.
Similar thing happened to a friend of mine a few years ago..
So, he stacked all the wood between him and the problem neighbor, called it a “wooden Privacy fence”..
Township agreed... done deal !!
 

Bushels20

Feeling the Heat
May 20, 2018
417
OH
An acre is plenty. You've got 43,560 square feet but no room for a 200 square foot shed? Oh and you can move your 8 cords into the shed so that should free up the space where you can build your shed.

Or is it that you have an aggressive HOA that won't let you build a woodshed and would rather look at huge piles with plastic on top?
That’s exactly it. An aggressive HOA. Good I guess. Keeps the riff raff out but also keeps me from building my wood shed...
 

Bushels20

Feeling the Heat
May 20, 2018
417
OH
Similar thing happened to a friend of mine a few years ago..
So, he stacked all the wood between him and the problem neighbor, called it a “wooden Privacy fence”..
Township agreed... done deal !!
I’m lucky, I have great neighbors. All of whom are welcome to my “uglies” pile for their campfires and cookouts. The know where it is and don’t have to ask. We are also not in your typical neighborhood. I have 100 acres of cornfield in the backyard. But still subject to the HOA rules....
 

Woodsplitter67

Minister of Fire
Jan 19, 2017
1,386
Woolwich nj
here are my 3 sheds.. all total of a little over 12 cords or 36+ face cords or lots of free heat.. how ever you want to look at it.. love me.some wood.. Im sitting on 4+ cord of log lenth also.. but thats not in a shed.. my big one has removable sides and back panels..

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Simonkenton

Minister of Fire
Feb 27, 2014
1,743
Marshall NC
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Woodsplitter that is a beautiful sight! What kind of wood are you packing into that big shed, up there in Yankeeland?
 
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Simonkenton

Minister of Fire
Feb 27, 2014
1,743
Marshall NC
Oak, cherry, and hickory. Good God what a premium wood shed.
 
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Woodsplitter67

Minister of Fire
Jan 19, 2017
1,386
Woolwich nj
Oak, cherry, and hickory. Good God what a premium wood shed.
I'm on the scrounge.. burning 3 to 4 cords to heat my home. In my area theres alot of wood. I can pick and choose what wood I take. Im a area with alot of farms so the soil is good.. There's little in the way of pine and lower quality wood. I am lucky people know I burn and let me take what I want. That being said.. I dont destroy there property either and they allow me back
Your wood shed is very nice.. I may at some point make a nice one my self
 

Smolder

Member
Dec 25, 2019
102
Ashton, Ontario
I’m lucky, I have great neighbors. All of whom are welcome to my “uglies” pile for their campfires and cookouts. The know where it is and don’t have to ask. We are also not in your typical neighborhood. I have 100 acres of cornfield in the backyard. But still subject to the HOA rules....
We call ours the "uglies" pile too. My 7 year old helps find places for all the "littles" too!
 

EODMSgt

Feeling the Heat
Dec 11, 2018
280
White Mountain Region, NH
Ten years now using this shed. Holds eight (full) cords when filled.

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