21 Jul

New book version now on sale!

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Welcome to the third and final release of the SHËD book. It’s been 6 years (almost to the day!) since I started the build of my shed and in the 4 years since I first published it over 800 of you have been decent enough to purchase a copy. I reckon I’ve just about paid […]

8 Jul

Sad News – my 2nd build has been postponed

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I’ve had a whole heap of things arrive at the same time (including a leaky roof, windows which need painting urgently and the realisation that Mrs Jones and I haven’t had a proper holiday in 5 years) which have made my £3000ish shed budget increasingly hard to justify. In the interests of a dry, quiet […]

8 Jul

New Book version coming soon

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I’ve had some great conversations with builders over the last couple of months, which has fired me with enthusiasm and ideas for adding stuff to the book – unfortunately that leaves the manuscript in a bit of a mess, which has led me to remove it from sale – (it’s a part of the “Lean […]

26 Oct

Featured Build: Andy’s Shëd

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Director of East Yorkshire Gas ltd Andy Mason got in touch yesterday via twitter with a picture of his shëd… @oddjones my finished project,based loosely on your fantastic plans,cheers for the inspiration pic.twitter.com/gm60QmlX7B — andy mason (@maccamason) October 25, 2014 …After a little gentle prodding Andy sent over what turns out to be a great […]

3 Oct

Featured Build: Meryken’s Somerset shëd!

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Proud Shëd builder Meryken Then Bergh got in touch recently to talk roller shutters. She also kindly took the time to have a chat about her build and send me some pictures of the shëd taking shape! I live in Taunton, Somerset and decided to build the shed last year to create a little workshop […]

26 Aug

Hello sheddies!

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My good friend Uncle Wilco over at reader’s sheds, home of the annual Shed of the Year competition came up with the name “sheddies”, and I love it. I am a proud sheddie (even though I am currently without a shed! more later). Welcome to the home of my little book. I hope you got […]