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    Default What do you use your shed for.

    When I was young and had an allotment the old guys had amazing sheds.
    They had dug down to the mains feed to the watering trough and had running water in the shed.
    A full setee and arm chairs and cooker/stove.
    Shelves full of allsorts of homebrew made in the shed.
    One guy had mounted a wind generator on the roof and had electric and a small caravan TV.

    Currently my shed is 40 years or so old. I paint it every year and it still seems OK ish.
    Used mainly for storing junk.
    The roof is felt but I would like to convert to corrugated sheets as I have to maintain the felt on a regular basis.
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    What do you do in your shed.
    What roofing does it have.
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    Dreams.

    I don't have a shed, but I WANT ONE SO BAD.

    I could afford a second hand one, but they're all come-and-take-away and I have no way of transporting one. Waaaah!
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    Quote Originally Posted by 1Bee View Post
    Dreams.

    I don't have a shed, but I WANT ONE SO BAD.

    I could afford a second hand one, but they're all come-and-take-away and I have no way of transporting one. Waaaah!
    Don't you know someone with an estate car with a roof rack.
    Could be shifted a wall at a time.
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    We had a really old shed on our last allotment.
    Nothing exciting in there...just the 'usual ' stuff which if pinched wouldn't have broken my heart....but I did have a pee bucket

    Felt roofing.
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    I have a 'reach in' shed, which just means that i can't physically get my foot into it, it's so rammed with stuff. I just lean in as far as possible, and i can usually extract the thing i need - all the stuff beyond reaching distance is absolute crap and will never be needed.
    My roof used to be felt, but now has thick black plastic stretched over it and nailed to the sides of the shed with batons. There are a couple of pallets thrown on top for good measure too.
    He-Pep!

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    My plot shed is 7ft x 5ft. Shelved . Roof is plywood covered by aluminium profile sheeting. Every man needs a shed.

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    Not just men AP,we have down graded now we have a small bit on sons plots,is just under 6x6,up to now it has a seat with a foam on down 1 side,and a bucket under,as well as other bits,and a table up the other corner/bach wall,i still got to put up small shelves,and sumat to hang up a few essential tools,have yet to make it home,it has curtains up,to help keep out the sun,and eyes when the bucket is out,will take some more pics in a few weeks,
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    Quote Originally Posted by Aberdeenplotter View Post
    Every man needs a shed.
    and every woman!

    Sheds are for storing STUFF, according to TS's allotment rules, so they get STUFFED full and occasionally on a nice sunny day everything gets taken out to get sorted into reasonable order - but mostly I have to hunt for whatever I'm looking for ...
    I do know it'll be in there somewhere though hahaha
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