Workshop sheds

Workshop sheds

In celebration of shed week, I’ve trawled through flickr to show you these great pictures of working sheds. Engine Shed – Loughborough John’s Organised Chaos Poetical Workshop Vicky Luke Welding Old Glory by Jen Smith Dad’s toolbox

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Workshop shed of the year 2010

Workshop shed of the year 2010

The category winners for shed of the year 2010 have just been announced. Of course the one I’m interested in is the workshop category. Junkaholic’s weaving + sewing shed from Artemis Russel in South East London won the readers votes.

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Gatergrotto MetalWorks – Sculpture from reclaimed materials

Gatergrotto MetalWorks - Sculpture from reclaimed materials

This week, I got a chance to quiz Tim Adams from Gatergrotto Metal Works. Tim is a self motivated artist working with metal, rock and salvaged parts. He uses a mixture of tools and techniques from his “redneck forge” for

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Setting up a workshop shed

Setting up a workshop shed

Over the last couple of years, I’ve written a few articles on how to setup your garden shed as a workshop. Here’s a summary of all the topics you might need to think about when designing your workshop. Storage and

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International Shed of the Year

International Shed of the Year

The winner of the International Shed of the Year is a Workshop. “The Shed” owned by Chuck Witmer of Scale House Design is a large timber framed design with reclaimed materials such as IKEA glass shelving for the windows and

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Desert workshop

Desert workshop

Thanks to Michael Janzen I found John Wells and The Southwest Texas Alternative Energy and Sustainable Living Field Laboratory (aka The Field Lab). As you can see it’s pretty remote so anything needed has to be transported in or used

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Miniature Workshops

Miniature Workshops

I like to think that the Workshopshed is a small workshop but it’s no where near as small as these two: The Science Museum has a minature steam powered engineering workshop as photographed by Nic Brown. David Brookshaw makes some

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Workshop at the Eli Whitney Museum

Workshop at the Eli Whitney Museum

The Eli Whitney Museum in Hamden, Connecticut, USA like many museums has a great workshop. It also has a Leonardo-Challenge aimed to get young people interested in design and is home to the The Wilbur and Orville Society. Photographer Tom

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