Garage & Workshop Ideas
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The contractor who built this Almond Pole Barn in California uses it for a variety of vehicles. You can use a two, three or four-bay version for your autos, trucks, tractors, boats, collector's cars, or whatever. Plans are available at BackroadHome.net for $59.00.
Download Dozens of Workshop Plans - Build your dream wood shop, classic auto barn, metal shop, art studio, crafts barn or backyard office with the help of professional building plans. The WorkshopBuilding1... plan set costs just $29 and comes with a 60 day money-back guarantee.
A Michigan woodworker built his own backyard workshop based on the Maple Barn plans. He added nice details and created a shade outdoor work area that opens to the woodshop. You can customize the basic Maple Pole Barn plans too, but you may not have to. The standard construction drawings come with 16 different layouts of shops, one, two and three-car garages, tractor barns, garden barns with attached greenhouses, hobby farm barns and more. They are available at Amazon.com for $48.95
This Kansas Flower Shop, that was featured in Mother Earth News Magazine, is a custom version of architect Don Berg's Chestnut Pole-Barn Plan. Click to see how dozens of builders have created their own unique retail shops, barns, garages, workshops, offices, studios and sheds with the help of Don's plans.
My extreme garage makeover. I replaced the old roll-up doors with carriage doors in one bay and a walk-out door in the other. A comfy plywood floor, high ceiling, and white walls with plenty of light make for an a nice place to work. It also didnt hurt that I bought a shed to house all of the non-woodworking items previously cluttering the shop.
6 Garage Zones for Maximum Organization - The zone system works well for keeping your garage organized. Instead of simply putting everything together on a shelf, create different zones based on what you use certain items for and how often.