costs

Building a workshop – things I wish I’d known before starting

Building a workshop – things I wish I’d known before starting

Design dimensions My main regret is that I did not make it a bit bigger – no doubt I’d still...

How much did it cost?

How much did it cost?

my original guestimate of around £6000 was well off, and my slightly more informed estimate of £7500 was not much...

Door and Window Trims

Door and Window Trims

A trip to B&Q was the nudge I needed to finish a couple of jobs on the inside of the...

Electrical Connection

Electrical Connection

I mentioned before that I have an electrician doing all the connections, but to keep costs down I am doing...

Roughly Weatherproof

Roughly Weatherproof

a minor milestone has been reached and the workshop is now more-or-less wind and rain proof. Bob arrived with the...

All the other bits and bobs that cost a fortune

All the other bits and bobs that cost a fortune

cladding I am still umming and erring about cladding, but out of necessity I have concluded already that I can’t...

Estimating the cost of your build

Estimating the cost of your build

How much does it cost to build your own garden room? Those of you with a good memory may recall...

Structural Insulated Panels (SIPS)

Structural Insulated Panels (SIPS)

Structural Insulated Panels – more than you wanted to know – Part I what is a SIP? A SIP is...

Sketchup

Sketchup

… and how you can use it to plan your shed Sketchup was acquired by Google in 2006 when they...