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 Post subject: Re: The Shed Thread
PostPosted: Fri May 17, 2013 12:23 pm 
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That's a fair amount of concrete. Mixer or ready mix? Thought about it but liked the cellular idea. Same as this http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/ECO-PAVER-SHE ... %26ps%3D54


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 Post subject: Re: The Shed Thread
PostPosted: Fri May 17, 2013 12:45 pm 
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mixer it will only take a couple of hours


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 Post subject: Re: The Shed Thread
PostPosted: Fri May 17, 2013 1:18 pm 
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That's a fair amount of concrete. Mixer or ready mix? Thought about it but liked the cellular idea. Same as this http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/ECO-PAVER-SHE ... %26ps%3D54



That seems expensive, build my base on a concrete footing with concrete blocks / 3x3 posts bearers for the base frame. Will post some pics of my build when I get home..


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 Post subject: Re: The Shed Thread
PostPosted: Fri May 17, 2013 2:53 pm 
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dan smith wrote:
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That's a fair amount of concrete. Mixer or ready mix? Thought about it but liked the cellular idea. Same as this http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/ECO-PAVER-SHE ... %26ps%3D54



That seems expensive, build my base on a concrete footing with concrete blocks / 3x3 posts bearers for the base frame. Will post some pics of my build when I get home..


Issue for me was lifting slabs/blocks/cement etc. Shed at end of garden, down steps from house and approx 120ft from delivery point for materials. Meant all I needed was a wheelbarrow and a shovel. Worked out at roughly same cost as laying a slab base and drains better. And I did it with Mrs HM in an afternoon once the ground was cleared.

She's a strong one! :lol:


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 Post subject: Re: The Shed Thread
PostPosted: Fri May 17, 2013 3:02 pm 
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They do look like less work :) i guess im a tight ass :mrgreen:


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 Post subject: Re: The Shed Thread
PostPosted: Fri May 17, 2013 5:23 pm 
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Logic.Al wrote:
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I would post a picture of my shed. But it has concrete walls and corrugated roof. But its not a garage as its only big enough for a couple of bikes.


Could this be classed as a shelter a la Anderson?

Why don't you post it anyway :D


I shall do. Its rather sparse with bikes at the moment. Mine being the only complete one.


You can go ahead and post your picture, but I will always be the one who broke the rules in this thread first. So there!


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 Post subject: Re: The Shed Thread
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dan smith wrote:
They do look like less work :) i guess im a tight ass :mrgreen:


I was sceptical about them until they were down and filled with gravel. Very light and easy to work with. You cut then with a fine bladed saw. Apparently can be used for path/driveway. Because they all link and gravel is held in each little pocket very solid.
(And no i'm not a rep!)


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 Post subject: Re: The Shed Thread
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You can go ahead and post your picture, but I will always be the one who broke the rules in this thread first. So there!



Approach is everything! You know what they say about rules.....
Love your workshop you rebel!


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 Post subject: Re: The Shed Thread
PostPosted: Fri May 17, 2013 6:16 pm 
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Built this last summer, still need to ply-board it, build my tool bench, finish off the outside and get things organised! Hopefully that will get done in the next few months!

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Pictures are not the best :oops:


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 Post subject: Re: The Shed Thread
PostPosted: Fri May 17, 2013 6:22 pm 
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That's really nice. Is the crawl space for hiding the dirt from the tunnel? :lol:


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