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Custom Shed to complement a Craftsman Bungalow

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Historic Shed designed and built this potting shed for a 1920s Craftsman Bungalow in the Old Seminole Heights Neighborhood in Tampa, FL. The shed uses elements from the main house such as the low roof slope, outriggers, etc.
Time: 14 Days Difficulty: Medium

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  • Jeanette S
    Jeanette S Atlanta, GA
    on Dec 30, 2012

    I love this! I want one!

  • Douglas Hunt
    Douglas Hunt New Smyrna Beach, FL
    on Dec 31, 2012

    I wonder if your sheds often look better than the structures they are designed to complement. :-)

  • Historic Shed
    Historic Shed Brooksville, FL
    on Dec 31, 2012

    Sometimes perhaps... depends on what state of restoration they are in. The house where this one was built is in need of paint (they tried out the scheme first on the shed) and a new roof and backyard landscaping since several large laurel oaks in poor condition were removed before we came in. The interior is fabulous though with really incredible trim.

  • Historic Shed
    Historic Shed Brooksville, FL
    on Jan 1, 2013

    You can see a historic photo of the house we built this for at: http://historicshed.com/2012/12/a-craftsman-shed-in-old-seminole-heights/

  • Z
    Z
    on Jan 1, 2013

    What a beautiful shed for a beautiful home. I'm dreaming of something charming, as this is, to go with our Queen Anne style Victorian Revival home, but hubby wants to put up a large metal "barn". So not happy about that. I guess I should add that we live in a country neighborhood where metal "barns" are common.

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