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Half a Door

The left door of the shed installed. / August 24, 2008

This weekend brought the completion of the roofing — shingles and ridge vent. It was a great feeling to have that behind me. This morning I went back to Home Depot to get the wood and hardware for the door, workbench and side soffit. Once everything was unloaded, I started work on the door. The […]

The Shed Project – Weekend #4

Left portion of roof is shingled

As the weeks go by I am getting less and less productive on the shed. I worked two half days on it which resulted in getting the trim around the window and about 70% of the roof shingled. All I can say after the latest work being performed, “I never want to be a roofer.” […]

You Say Tomato, I Say Tomahto

Keely shows off the large tomato picked from our garden.

This evening we picked our biggest tomato of the summer. We’ve been eying this big boy for the past couple weeks. A couple more days may have gotten this bad boy a bit more red, but not risking the birds from finding it, we picked it and will let it ripen a bit more over […]

The Shed Project – Weekend #3

Window installed into the rear of the shed / Saturday, August 9, 2008

The shed building continues as I enter my third weekend. This weekend will not be as productive for Saturday is Larry and Kelly’s shower and Sunday I have an assignment for the Examiner — covering a game at the Ripken World Series that features a team from Harford County. Friday, Aug 08 Today I was […]

The Shed Project – Day 6

The roof and felt paper has been completed

Another 3-day weekend has come to and end. Not all my goals were completed, but the main one was — getting the roof put on and the felt paper down. The day started a bit slow, for I had to run to Home Depot to pick up some trim board and drip edge.   Home Depot […]

The Shed Project – Day 5

Rain and Hail stopped work on the shed (Day 5), August 2nd, 2008

I forgot to notify Mother Nature of my shed building plans this weekend. I awoke to thunder at about 4:30a this morning. I jumped out of bed and looked out the window — it was raining. My siding that I was hoping to stain wasn’t going to happen now, so I went back to bed […]

The Shed Project – Day 4

Beautiful weather for building a shed

I took a vacation day today to have another three-day weekend to hopefully make good progress on the shed. Last evening I headed over to Home Depot to get the 12 sheets of T1-11 siding, 2 sheets of 5/8-inch plywood for the loft and 6 sheets of 5/8-inch OSB for the roof, plus the wood […]