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Observatory Apex Shed 7'x5'5
Observatory Apex Shed measuring 7'x5'5 (2.13m x 1.68m), ideal for any astronomy enthusiast searching for a building to store their equipment in, with the added benefit of a removable roof. Manufactured for a keen astronomer, this shed is constructed using 22mm T&G Cladding for longevity. A very popular design with Astronomers across the country, this particular shed features roll on, roll off roof to the front. As this shed is made specifically for the individual customer, the roof can also be configured to roll on and off to the side or rear.
The main features of this shed are:
- 22mm T&G cladding on a heavy duty frame
- 12mm T&G floor
- Single door
- Roll on, roll off observatory apex roof with support frame
- Standard roofing felt
- Decorative barge boards
All our sheds, workshops or garages are manufactured in our own workshops to
the highest of standards in the old fashioned way. Each building is lovingly
hand made by trained carpenters with selected, 5th grade redwood cladding on a
substantial heavy duty frame. Every building is made specifically for a customer on order and is tailored to your own individual requirements.
All our own manufactured buildings feature the following as standard:
Framing: Heavy duty framing of 2"x2" (50 x 50mm) as standard with top and bottom rails of 2"x1½" (50 x 38mm). The timber is of a high grade and planed smooth.
Cladding: Clad in 22mm 5th Grade matching Tongue and Grooved, well seasoned Swedish red wood pine to ensure relatively knot free boards. The boards are secured to the framing by high quality galvanised nails.
Roof: Manufactured from 12mm tongue and groove boards of the same quality as our cladding ,an exterior grade 11mm O.S. Board is also available at no extra cost should you require this. Our roofs are then covered with 20kg green roofing felt as standard however a higher quality, heavy duty felt is available as are bitumen felt tiles. Roofs can even be adapted to take heavier coverings such as clay pan tiles.
Floors: Manufactured using 12mm tongue and groove boarding as standard. A 11mm O.S.
Board of exterior quality is available if required as is either 19mm or 22mm
boards for extra durability. The floor is supported on close centred 2"x1½" (50 x 38mm) planed floor joists.
Windows: All our windows are hand made in the old fashioned way using mortice and tenon joints and secured with high quality wood glue and star dowels. Each window has drip sills under the glass. The glass is beaded with mitred beading on a bed of silicone. Double glazing can also be supplied if required
Doors: Standard doors are 5'10" high x 2'6" wide (1554 x 792mm) made from 12mm tongue and groove boards on a fully framed, ledged and braced structure and hung on three galvanized tee hinges. All doors are fitted with a mortise keyed lock and round handle as standard. Drip strips above for added weather protection
If you are interested in a bespoke shed then please contact us to discuss your own requirements such as the layout of the building, as many permeations are possible. You may have additional requirements such as alternative cladding, security hinges, double doors, stable doors, heavy duty locks, security windows or skylights. Several other options are also available; strengthened floors, partitions, and even roll on - roll off roofs.
We specialise mainly in bespoke buildings. If you would like to have a
building built to your dimensions or specifications whether it be a small
kennel or a 6 bedroom log cabin then please contact us to discuss your
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