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Old shed converted to games room

wooshka
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wooshka
wooshka
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This thoughtful renovation turned an old shed into a comfortable, spacious games room.

 

 

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The project

 

We've converted the old shed at our house into a games room/spare room over the the course of a year.

The shed is 6m x 5m inside and the covered area outside is 3m x 5m, so it's a nice size

 

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We lifted the roof off and insulated underneath, then screwed it back down. It sounds like a big job but with the missus on the ladder we did it in about four hours.

 

We laid 4mm insulation across the rafters, and I then got a tradie to install the sheeting from underneath straight onto the roof battens. We did the ceiling in 6mm cement sheeting as we are in a really high-rainfall area and didn't want to worry about Gyprock getting wet as it is still essentially a shed.

 

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All the interior walls are insulated with 120mm insulation and lined with 9mm plywood. 

 

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We had an asbestos removalist remove the end wall so we could put in the sliding door. We had a sparky run the power inside and outside, as well as the antenna connections.

 

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The cabinets are from Bunnings and do the job perfectly

 

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Before and after

 

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More shed and studio inspiration

 

Workshop member TheSaltyreefer built a large backyard studio for a home office with ply walls and an epoxy resin floor.

 

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Workshop member Kermit transformed an old backyard shed with broken windows and a leaking roof into a funky studio perfect for working from home.

 

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Workshop member Seaton built this double garage and workshop, which includes a mezzanine level for storage, an epoxy floor and LED strips with brackets created on a 3D printer.

 

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Workshop members DIYgals built this studio and shed with stylish barn-style doors.

 

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