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post #1 of 11 Old 01-12-2010, 08:48 AM Thread Starter
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Its a garden shed, its an outhouse, its a garden shed

I currently have a couple of finer woodworking projects under way, but because I'm new here, I thought I'd share one of the projects I completed back in the summer. Remember Summer? Mmmmm, warm sun!

Anyway, here is the garden shed I built this year. Everything that is exposed is cedar.

The view from beside the garden

I wanted the shed to look like it belonged beside a 126 year old Schoolhouse. It took a while to talk my wife into the idea. Now, she agrees that it is the perfect addition to the yard!

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That is a great idea for a shed. I would just be afraid my relatives would use it for what is says on the doors when we have an outdoor party.
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That surely looks like a very useful storage shed for your gardening tools and equipment. You must be very proud of yourself for having built one like that. I wish I could be able to build one for myself but of course, I'm contented with appreciating ready-made storage sheds.And yes, friends and relatives who see the sign in your garden shed might mistake it for something else. By the way, what are the signs "girls" and "boys" for?
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Very well done indeed. Oh gee I gotta go..... LOL
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That is just spectacular. I love the design. I never even thought of an old school house bathroom until you showed the picture from the garden, then I could totally see it. That is awesome. I wouldn't keep any empty jars in there just in case someone takes the signs seriously.

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Thats too nice for a shed, now if that was a real outhouse you may want to spend more time it the garden
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you forgot the crescent moon, and id be afraid to find my tools all crap lmao
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Very cool design and great workmanship.


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Hehe, how original! I love it! :)
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Originally Posted by ihackwood View Post
you forgot the crescent moon
My thoughts exactly!

I love it!
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boys, girls outhouse

great looking outhouse. do you have the plans, you could send me. or tell me the basic idea of the size. thanks. i would like very much to try to build this outhouse as my first project. thanks,
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