Monday, 14 May 2012

Andrew goes Potty

Oh oh, Andrew has gone and got himself a 'man shed' and plonked it in the drive and now he goes there for special Andrew time. It's a potting shed with 6 windows (3 each side) that was designed just for him by a talented local shed maker and delivered a couple of weeks ago - but it's his thing so I wasn't going to share it with you until he was ready. Now it's got lovely shelves inside and stuff growing in it :)

Actually when I look at these photos it looks better now than just a few days ago - there are more seedlings growing big and tall so I guess I shall ask for an invite to take more photos. I am also going to make him a sign for the door, hahaha
'NO GIRLS ALLOWED'

Hold on a wee minute until I get my facts straight.....
* it is 7x5 ft
* it is weatherboard/shiplap NOT the inferior outlapping construction
* it is slow grown Scandinavian pine
* pitched roof covered with felt
* 2 air vents have been added by Andrew himself.



Lovely........

8 comments:

  1. How very posh - and a delightful retreat to just potter and ponder. I have a garden studio shed to do the same - and to craft a bit - but often Ijust sit and look out of the doors or the window looking at the garden adn skies etc. Very theraputic

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  2. And you can keep an eye on him through the windows!

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  3. Boys and their toys. But maybe, just maybe, he'll share this one with you. It's a beauty.

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  4. Lots of windows, lots of light, giving your seedlings the very best start in life.

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  5. I have shed envy! Flighty xx

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  6. Carrie,

    I showed this to my boyfriend...what a mistake. Now he wants his own Man-Shed and he doesn't even garden:~)

    I bet you Andrew is loving his own place to potter around in. It does look very well built.

    Hope all is well with you.

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  7. Very nice shed! Is Maggie allowed in there?

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  8. THANK YOU for all the comments :)

    It's a true joy, the shed has brought harmony to the house at this time of seedling growth.
    EVERY MAN must have a shed :)
    Andrew can go out and potter and get muck everywhere and the seedlings are doing well. I am 'allowed' to visit and so is Maggie (though she isn't really interested, there isn't anything at her height haha).
    Marital Bliss

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