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alex johnson
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Shed of the Year 2016: TV trailer

From October 1, the rules regarding outbuildings (which I assume to include garden offices) are changing in the UK - and it looks like for t... How to build your own garden office. In today's guest post, York-based designer Steve Cowell explains how he went about becoming a self-build shedworker ...
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Flowerona: Shedworker
A lovely example of a white garden office, the shedworking spot of flower specialist Flowerona . Here's what founder Rona Wheeldon says about it: It’s
not grand by any means! Bijoux would be more apt a description. But
it’s just what I wanted as an altern...
It's not grand by any means! Bijoux would be more apt a description. But it's just what I wanted as an alternative place for me to escape to…my little sanctuary. I've only been using it for the last month or so, since the weather's warmed up. And I've found that I get lots of work done there.
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Garden Library at RHS Tatton Park
Love this garden library at #RHSTatton by @KTBrown_ @The_RHS @tatton_park pic.twitter.com/l6CNIgD2Nh — julie miles (@julie_miles) July 20, 2016
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Le Corbusier's Cabanon added to UNESCO World Heritage List
UNESCO has put more than a dozen works by Le Corbusier onto its growing lists of important architectural projects around the world, including his Cabanon . Shedworking's Garden Show correspondent Emma Townshend visited and wrote about it in a previous post ...
UNESCO has put more than a dozen works by Le Corbusier onto its growing lists of important architectural projects around the world, including his Cabanon. Shedworking's Garden Show correspondent Emma Townshend visited and wrote about it in a previous post (read it here) but essentially he built ...
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my cool treehouse: book review
Regular readers will be familiar with the work of friend of Shedworking stylist and author Jane Field-Lewis who in her excellent 'my cool...' series of books has already covered sheds, houseboats, caravans, and campervans. Jane's latest title is ' my cool t...
Regular readers will be familiar with the work of friend of Shedworking stylist and author Jane Field-Lewis who in her excellent 'my cool...' series of books has already covered sheds, houseboats, caravans, and campervans. Jane's latest title is 'my cool treehouse' (Pavilion, ...
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Bookworm rug
Using 100% woven polyester, these
premium quality area rugs boast an exceptionally soft touch and high
durability. Available in three versatile sizes (2' x 3', 3' x 5', 4' x
6') they are the perfect accent to any room in your home, featuring
thousands o...
Using 100% woven polyester, these premium quality area rugs boast an exceptionally soft touch and high durability. Available in three versatile sizes (2' x 3', 3' x 5', 4' x 6') they are the perfect accent to any room in your...
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The Last Bookstore
California’s largest used and new book and record store. The Last Bookstore
California’s largest used and new book and record store. The Last Bookstore
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RHS Tatton Park Flower show: Sheds Roundup
Yes it's a shed! The Garden Library #lovebooks #lovereading pic.twitter.com/B0h5TSKtZa — FriendsHonleyLibrary (@friends_honley) July 21, 2016 The above is our favourite of this year's shedlike structures at RHS Tatton Park, a beautiful combination of microa...
My design is based around a garden library. The facade of the building is to be clad from reclaimed timber, old doors, skirting, flooring etc. The intention is for it to be as colourful as possible in order to depict the colourful spines found on books and also the colour of flowers found in the ...
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The Library Chair
Combining the old school appeal of a ‘club’ chair with a modern and eminently functional design, there are almost 27 feet of book shelf space as well as a concealed compartment under the seat to hide your secrets.

The button-cushion upholstery provides a...
Combining the old school appeal of a ‘club’ chair with a modern and eminently functional design, there are almost 27 feet of book shelf space as well as a concealed compartment under the seat to hide your secrets. The button-...
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The tilted angle of the top shelf provides a
variety of options for storing books – they can be opened to display
particular pages, for example, draped over the angled top or stacked on a
slant. nendo
The tilted angle of the top shelf provides a variety of options for storing books – they can be opened to display particular pages, for example, draped over the angled top or stacked on a slant. nendo
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Shed of the Year 2016 on Channel 4
The annual Shed of the Year competition is back on our screens on Channel 4 from Friday July, 29 at 8pm. The first episode focuses on 'Unique and Historic' categories, and following Fridays will be 'Pub and Workshop/Studio' and 'Budget and Cabin/Summerhouse...
The annual Shed of the Year competition is back on our screens on Channel 4 from Friday July, 29 at 8pm. The first episode focuses on 'Unique and Historic' categories, and following Fridays will be 'Pub and Workshop/Studio' and 'Budget and Cabin/Summerhouse'. Judging with founder and organiser ...
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War of Words: 21st century conflict book press
5 volume extendable little library exploring modern conflict in contemporary literature, consisting of: – Kevin Powers’ The Yellow Birds – Owen Sheers’ Pink Mist – Cara Hoffman’s Be Safe I Love You – Dan O’Brien’s War Reporter – Jon Ronson’s The Men Who Sta...
5 volume extendable little library exploring modern conflict in contemporary literature, consisting of: – Kevin Powers’ The Yellow Birds – Owen Sheers’ Pink Mist – Cara Hoffman’s Be Safe I Love You – Dan O’Brien’s War Reporte...
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  • The Independent, NACC, Pearson, INM, Age Concern, NACC, Bear Publishing, PSP
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St Albans
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York - Shropshire, Madrid, London,
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Improbable Libriares. Shedworking. The Independent. The Primary Club. Bookshelf. Cheese and apple sandwiches. Radio 3. Snooker.
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