Lance irwin
Lance irwin
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  • Sherman Oaks, CA

Antique Door Garden Shack

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We needed a garden shed but didn't want to buy one so I made one out of old salvaged wood doors...Before I hung the doors I put six 8' poles in the ground with concrete. Then I hung them with hinges.
antique door garden shack
antique door garden shack
antique door garden shack
Then i hung shelves with wood I salvaged from dumpsters on wood piles from torn down homes. I also salvaged wood for the roof.
antique door garden shack
an example of old wood i used to make shelves.
antique door garden shack
antique door garden shack
antique door garden shack
Once the roof was on I added salvaged wood windows and other decorations.
antique door garden shack
antique door garden shack
antique door garden shack
We added flowering vines and other plants. This is one year later...
antique door garden shack
antique door garden shack
antique door garden shack
antique door garden shack

Suggested materials:

  • Doors  (Dumpster)
  • Windows  (Curb side)
  • Wood  (old torn down homes)

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3 questions
  • Via
    on Aug 14, 2017

    CUTE,,, What kind of flowers are those?

    • Carey
      on Aug 19, 2017

      Yes they are domestic morning glory. Twenty years ago, the neighbor kids brought me a gift of a 6 pk of morning glories. I am still enjoying those flowers as they come back every year! I love them! I have wild morning glory in my Lawn which drives me crazy as I cannot get rid of it. But the domestic Morning glory seeds and just grows in the area where I want it!
  • Joann Gonnella Cope
    on Aug 15, 2017

    I have old doors I would love to use to make a shed, can you explain or take a picture of the poles used to hang the doors? and how they are hinged? I'm missing a mental picture of that step...Are they metal? galvanized? wooden posts like for a fence?
  • Artemis
    on Sep 4, 2017

    Love the work you've done, but I noticed that you are storing some power tools in this shed. Have you waterproofed it in some way? Where we live, the rain and humidity would kill the power tools.
    • Lance irwin
      on Sep 15, 2017

      I have water proofed the roof. Unlike florida we have a desert climate So I didn't enclose the en shack....
      By the way I went to Bayonet middle school, Hudson High and Springstead high Schools...

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  • Debbie Myer
    on Sep 15, 2017

    Absolutely LOVE it!
  • Heje
    on Dec 17, 2018

    Thanks for sharing your idea. It gives me inspiration to try something like this.

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