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TEACH YOUR KIDS TO MAKE MONEY WITH A HOLIDAY BUSINESS IN A SHED

School’s out! Holidays are here and you know what that means. If you’ve got kids, they’ll either be causing chaos around the house, or parked in front of the TV. If you have space you could give them something much more interesting to do and teach them a few life lessons along the way. We’ve all probably done the lemonade stand back in the day, but that’s so 1985. Why not get them to start […]

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WORKING FROM HOME? HERE’S A FRESH TAKE ON WORK-SPACES FOR FREELANCERS

As Bob Dylan once said, the times they are a-changing. A large proportion of Australians are abandoning the 9-to-5 grind in favour of self-employment and better work-life balance. In fact, a study conducted by the research firm Edelman Berland found that 4.1 million Australians (32% of the workforce) had freelanced between 2014-15. The trend is so clear that its even been given a name. It’s called the gig economy. Thanks to the improvements in digital […]

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THE MISKIN’S SHED

Sometimes you’ll find our sheds in unexpected places, but just as often they’re right there in the neighbour’s yard next door. The ones close to home are no less fascinating to us and today we continue our exploration into some of the lives behind our sheds, with the story of Bev and Bill Miskin. Two self-described “typical Queenslanders” with a love of family and the good old Aussie life. Married for 42 years, the couple […]

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THE ULTIMATE PLAY ROOM

Like many of us, a lot of my childhood memories played out on the living room carpet. We didn’t have a dedicated play room, but nevertheless we entertained ourselves building pillow forts and conducting elaborate battles with Lego weaponry. It was terrific fun, but I also spent a fair bit of time picturing my own ultimate games room. I always dreamed of building a place that would be the envy of all my friends. I […]

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PET PARADISE – ShedBoss

If you’re an animal lover, you probably feel a little guilty when you leave them at home. We’d all like to spend more time with our pets. Wouldn’t it be nice if we could take them for walks, go hiking or take them for a romp on the beach every day of the week? Unfortunately, most of the time life takes over. Between work commitments, family gatherings and taking the kids to the endless sporting […]

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IS YOUR SHED SUFFERING FROM STUFFOCATION?

Have you ever walked into your shed and just been overwhelmed by things crammed into every nook and cranny? Have you ever found yourself tripping over cords, tools or machines just making your way from one side to the other? Have you ever found yourself stretching to reach over, around or through piles of things just to reach the light switch? Your shed may be suffering from “stuffocation”! Stuffocation is a condition that arises as […]

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FIRE UP THE IMAGINATION – CREATIVE WAYS TO USE YOUR SHED

Looking for something to do in your shed? The internet is a wonderful tool that has given us a glimpse of the fascinating things people are doing with their spare time. Before the web, many tinkerers and artisans were hidden in their sheds where they cooked up amazing creations far from the eyes of the world. Now, thanks to online video, virtually anywhere you look these days you’ll find people exploring their interests and coming […]

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WANT TO ADD VALUE TO YOUR PROPERTY? WATCH THIS SPACE.

Land is precious. It doesn’t take an expert to notice that the value of property keeps increasing. As the population grows and as cities expand, prices creep ever-higher and smart owners are doing more to add to the resale potential of their properties. Some even go as far as building extra floors, or dividing houses into multiple units to maximise the potential for return. That’s great, if you’re up for the challenge. However, you don’t […]

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CAN YOUR SHED DO 140KM/H?

Move over custom, souped-up ute-owners. There’s an even more unique vehicle on the road in the form of the shed belonging to Kevin Nicks from Chipping-Norton in Oxfordshire, UK. The 51-year-old gardener has transformed his 16-year-old VW Passat into a rolling, four wheeled, four walled, street-legal shed. Not only that, but he’s already set a speed record in it. Over the course of seven months, Kevin spent over £5000 building the vehicle, which was constructed […]

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CUSTOMER STORY – Les & Janet – The shed at the shooting club

We never get tired of hearing the interesting and sometimes unexpected ways in which Shedboss sheds are making their way into Australian lives. Lately we’ve been speaking to some past customers to learn more about the story that lies behind the steel. Like Janet and Les from Gladstone, who came to Shedboss with an idea that would help them get more enjoyment from their sport. The couple moved to Gladstone to retire to a coastal […]