Kevin from the Solar Shed wrote this guest post for We Love Sheds.
“Over the years, Shed men and women have often pondered as to how to power up their wooden edifices, and be able to see when its dark, stay warm in the winter when preparing the ‘plot’, make a brew and all the other things that shed folk would like, to make life easier.”
Read the full article: Shed Week Guest post: Powering your shed — shedblog.co.uk – We love sheds.
Alt. Build Blog has an update on a Japanese Style Shed they reported on a while back.
One of the more popular posts in this blog has been A Japanese Style Shed, and we were recently given a tour by the current owners of the property, and got to see the many improvements they have added.
Read more at Alt. Build Blog: Update On A Japanese Style Shed.
“John tells me he’s not finished yet – so I look forward to seeing the additions and no idea what he’s going to to with his other sheds”
Read more at The winner of shed of the year 2012 – is the pub shed “Woodhenge” owned by John Plumridge — shedblog.co.uk
A new prefab shed on the market that might make a good tiny house. This one is only 8×8 but other models are said to be coming soon. This one was spotted at a Lowes in Colorado.
“The price for that 8×8 model is $2,800. A bit pricy maybe but a trade off with ease of assembly and insulation factor. I am sure the fire proof shell adds to that cost. With all of our dead pine trees and already dry summer, the fire proofing is getting a lot of talk here in the dry West.”
Read more about GreenOx Sheds for Tiny Houses.
I think this new report from Screwfix confirms my suspicion that tiny outbuildings are much more popular in the UK than America. It’s estimated that there are as many as 30 million outbuildings in Britain, which is more than the total number of households.
More sheds than households in UK says new report
Just to give you a peek inside the shed craze in the UK… the BBC recently covered the popularity of shedworking in a recent broadcast.
Shedworking on BBC Breakfast
It’s National Shed Week in the UK and you follow the action at shedblog.co.uk. Among other things you’ll find interviews with sheddies from around the globe including a little contribution I made. The winner for Shed of the Year 2009 has not been announced yet but it should be any day now.
UPDATE! – Shed of the Year 2009 was just announced!
The sheddies in the UK are extremely serious about their sheds. Shed Week 2009 begins July 6, 2009 so be sure to keep any eye on the shedblog.co.uk to follow the antics and discover who has won the honor of Shed of the Year. The finalists for Shed of the Year have just been announced.
You can also follow unclewilco on twitter for up to the minute shed news. But for now head on over to Tiny House TV for a quick listen to the official Shed Week 2009 song in this latest music video by Punks Not Dad called In Me Shed.