Year: 2018

Start-up Success

There’s a lot more to shed building than building and selling sheds. It’s that “lot more” that can cause a new builder to not succeed in an industry they love. So, how can a start-up shed builder have a better chance of success? Learning from others. Shed Builder Magazinegathered new[Read More…]

We Wish You A Merry ‘Sheds’-mas!

Christmas is coming on Tuesday! So, we at Shed Builder Magazinejust wanted to spread a little holiday cheer with a few photos of sheds decked out for the holidays. First up, a 14 by 24 Grand Victorian garage from The Barn Yard & Great Country Garages in Ellington, Connecticut. And here[Read More…]

A Grand Old Gentleman of Sheds

Harlan Shedell of Gentry, Arkansas, spent more than 40 years building sheds.  He stopped building in 2013, but once sheds get in your blood, you can’t leave them behind. Today, he does lead escorts on deliveries for TDS Portable Buildings in Colcord, Oklahoma.   Shedell became friends with the owner,[Read More…]

Univest Presenting Sponsor of Christkindlmarkt

Univest Bank and Trust Co. has been the new presenting sponsor for Christkindlmarkt Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, this year.  The event, which has been named one of the top holiday markets by media like Travel + Leisureand Condé Nast Traveler, began its six-weekend run at SteelStacks November 16. Established by the nonprofit ArtsQuest is 1993,[Read More…]

Tis the Season

We at Shed Builder Magazinewant to light up our website with sheds decorated for the holidays. Do you get festive on your lots? At home? Ever have customers go all out decorating their sheds for Christmas?  Send a photo, with some details about the owner, the shed, and the decorations, to matt@shedbuildermag.com.[Read More…]

Finding Good Help

The phone rings, interrupting your work. You take a deep breath and answer. It’s a sales guy, wondering when customer Smith’s shed is going to be ready.  You check the sale date—it’s already been three weeks. You frown—that should have been done by now.  That’s the fourth building this week[Read More…]

New Board Member for Roseburg

Anurag Gupta, former CEO and C-suite executive and an advisor and consultant to private equity firms, has joined the board of directors at Roseburg Forest Products, the company reports.  Gupta replaces David Johnson, who retired from the board after 13 years of dedicated service. “Throughout his career, Anurag has succeeded[Read More…]

Weaver Barns Gives Back to Its Community

Weaver Barns and the Weaver family have long enjoyed the support of its Sugarcreek, Ohio community. In fact, the family has three businesses there: Weaver Barns, Weaver’s Furniture of Sugarcreek and the The family says that the support of the immediate community and support from customers across Ohio and surrounding[Read More…]

Great Investment Time

The lumber market adjusted to supply-and-demand factors throughout the most recent two-month period. Strong fundamentals supported robust business activity but were not enough to stop a slide in many lumber prices. Some prices represented an opportunity for shed builders to buy at levels not seen in years. ECONOMIC BACKGROUND The[Read More…]

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June/July 2024