Rustic Firewood Storage Shed
As we get closer and closer to cooler weather, that means we get to make more fires!! Yayyyy!! Since we have time this summer, we decided to build something to keep the wood dry! No more wet wood! So Billy and I set out to make a firewood shed that was sure to keep our toasty fires burning strong. Plus I absolutely love any chance I get to zest with Billy- I love doing projects with him
First we measured out how big we wanted our shed to be and cut the wood with this all in mind…
Our base was 5 feet long and our 4 posts were measured so the front two were taller than the back two to create a slope for water to drain. The front posts were 4.5ft and the back posts were a 1/2 inch shorter.
Next we wanted to enclose the whole structure so we used old fence posts to make walls with a gap between each post….
Voila! Time to build the roof!
A pretty standard frame…
But of course we had to make it look good from the front too…
For the roof we used corrugated steel and cut the pieces by hand with metal cutting sheers
A quick staple gun on the roof…
We absolutely love the outcome! Feels like we added some farmhouse, rustic charm to the outside of our house!
We really look forward to cooler weather!
What are you doing to prepare for the winter? We would love to hear your answers below!
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Published August 7th, 2017 12:00 PM
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Carol de la Fuente on Jan 24, 2020
Nice job and looks fantastic!!!
Valerie Burge on Sep 07, 2020
That's awesome! This would also work well for storing yard waste bags between pick-up days so they don't get soaked through if it rains!
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