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Just Ordered My New Brew Shed
« Reply #15 on: September 04, 2014, 01:49:59 AM »
Thanks guys!

Was messing around with possible layouts for equipment and came up with this so far. Not sure if everything will fit like this in reality but it would be nice to keep all of the power and water on the same wall. Suggestions welcome!


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Re: Just Ordered My New Brew Shed
« Reply #16 on: September 04, 2014, 03:52:37 AM »
So is the full pad dimensions 10x14 or the interior dimensions?

f you move the sink you could install a stainless table with a drain that connects to the sink drain. That would be handy for drying gear after the brew day.

Do you get to assemble it as well?

I'm sure it will be awesome when complete.

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Re: Just Ordered My New Brew Shed
« Reply #17 on: September 04, 2014, 02:58:19 PM »
So is the full pad dimensions 10x14 or the interior dimensions?

f you move the sink you could install a stainless table with a drain that connects to the sink drain. That would be handy for drying gear after the brew day.

Do you get to assemble it as well?

I'm sure it will be awesome when complete.

Whole pad is 10x14 (interior is 7x14, porch is 3x14). It comes fully assembled, delivered, and leveled. The only thing I have to do is build a foundation of 4x4s filled with crushed stone that's 1' bigger per side (12x16 total).

I looked into stainless but its not in the current budget, the sink in the layout is a plastic utility sink that's around $100 from Home Depot.
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Re: Just Ordered My New Brew Shed
« Reply #18 on: September 04, 2014, 03:22:16 PM »
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Way cool, Tony!  I know you'll enjoy it!

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Re: Just Ordered My New Brew Shed
« Reply #19 on: September 04, 2014, 05:08:42 PM »
Just got a call from the manufacturer and I should receive my brew shed on Sept 19th! woohoo!
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Re: Just Ordered My New Brew Shed
« Reply #20 on: September 04, 2014, 05:49:03 PM »
Thanks for this post, I'm inspired. Currently I need to lug all my equipment up the cellar stairs, through the living room out into the yard. Then bring it all back. It adds a lot of non-fun time to my brew day. I plan on clearing some trees and building a shed on the side of our house where the cellar door is and store my equipment there and my ingredients just inside the cellar door. I'll brew in it but it won't be a hangout spot as our pizza oven, fireplace etc. is on the other side of the house.
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Re: Just Ordered My New Brew Shed
« Reply #21 on: September 04, 2014, 06:23:24 PM »
Wait!  You have a pizza oven?
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Re: Just Ordered My New Brew Shed
« Reply #22 on: September 04, 2014, 07:00:19 PM »
Wait!  You have a pizza oven?
Yes. We built one in our yard a few years ago using a big hunk of clay our friend found in some fill he got. Here's a slideshow of the build: http://www.slideboom.com/presentations/218324/Building-a-wood-fired-earth-oven
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Re: Just Ordered My New Brew Shed
« Reply #23 on: September 04, 2014, 11:08:41 PM »
Wait!  You have a pizza oven?
Yes. We built one in our yard a few years ago using a big hunk of clay our friend found in some fill he got. Here's a slideshow of the build: http://www.slideboom.com/presentations/218324/Building-a-wood-fired-earth-oven

Pete that is very cool!
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Re: Just Ordered My New Brew Shed
« Reply #24 on: September 05, 2014, 12:01:49 AM »
Tony, how cool would that be near your brew shed? Couldn't bring it with you like the shed though. Although I have seen them made on trailers to bring to events.
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Re: Just Ordered My New Brew Shed
« Reply #25 on: September 05, 2014, 12:41:00 AM »
Tony, how cool would that be near your brew shed? Couldn't bring it with you like the shed though. Although I have seen them made on trailers to bring to events.

It would be amazing, I'm adding it to the wish list!

In other news, I bought all the lumber and patio blocks to build the shed foundations and fire pit area.
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« Reply #26 on: September 05, 2014, 01:08:39 AM »
You'll probably spend more evenings outside. Good for the soul to be drinking homebrew under the stars.
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Re: Just Ordered My New Brew Shed
« Reply #27 on: September 05, 2014, 01:28:51 AM »
You'll probably spend more evenings outside. Good for the soul to be drinking homebrew under the stars.

Totally, that's exactly why we are also building the fire pit. I'm using the same foundation design as the shed, a 12' square made of 4x4s filled with 3/4 crushed blue stone. I'm going to dig a hole in the center so the first course of patio blocks is even with the ground for a solid base, then 4 more courses. It should be big enough for us to put a cast iron grill on top of it and use it to cook also if need be.
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Re: Just Ordered My New Brew Shed
« Reply #28 on: September 05, 2014, 02:03:36 AM »
I've seen firepits built to the dimensions of weber grill grates. They are inexpensive and available at many hardware stores.

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Re: Just Ordered My New Brew Shed
« Reply #29 on: September 05, 2014, 02:14:35 AM »
+1 to building it to fit a grate that is commercially available.
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