Specifications for economy range


Standard specifications for the forest economy range of sheds & garden stores

All buildings are completely manufactured in our workshops at Lushington. All timber sizes are nominal, before machining

All timber used is a 6ths grade Scandinavian Redwood which is planned all around and Tanalized Pressure Treated.
All buildings are sectional and can be supplied in almost any size up to 100 square ft. (9 square metres). The standard minimum internal height is 5'8''.
The roof is pitched at 5° for a pent shed and 8°, 15° or 22½° for an apex shed.

Standard Sizes (Alternative Sizes are Available)

  • 4’ X 3’, 4’ X 4’, 4’ X 5’, 4’ X 6’, 4’ X 7’, 4’ X 8’, 4’ X 9’, 4’ X 10’, 4’ X 11’, 4’ X 12’.
  • 5’ X 3’, 5’ X 4’, 5’ X 5’, 5’ X 6’, 5’ X 7’, 5’ X 8’, 5’ X 9’, 5’ X 10’, 5’ X 11’, 5’ X 12’.
  • 6’ X 3’, 6’ X 4’, 6’ X 5’ 6’ X 6’, 6’ X 7’, 6’ X 8’, 6’ X 9’, 6’ X 10’, 6’ X 11’, 6’ X 12’.
  • 7’ X 3’, 7’ X 4’, 7’ X 5’, 7’ X 6’, 7’ X 7’, 7’ X 8’, 7’ X 9’, 7’ X 10’, 7’ X 11’, 7’ X 12’.
  • 8’ X 3’, 8’ X 4’, 8’ X 5’, 8’ X 6’, 8’ X 7’, 8’ X 8’, 8’ X 9’, 8’ X 10’, 8’ X 11’, 8’ X 12’.
  • 9’ X 3’, 9’ X 4’, 9’ X 5’, 9’ X 6’, 9’ X 7’, 9’ X 8’, 9’ X 9’, 9’ X 10’, 9’ X 11’.
  • 10’ X 3’, 10’ X 4’, 10’ X 5’, 10’ X 6’, 10’ X 7’, 10’ X 8’, 10’ X 9’, 10’ X 10’.
  • 12’ X 3’, 12’ X 4’, 12’ X 5’, 12’ X 6’, 12’ X 7’, 12’ X 8’.

All sections can be manufactured to enable through house access (only if requested). Doors and windows can be located to suit your requirements.

External Cladding

¾'' X 5'' (22mm X 125mm) tongue and grooved shiplap boards including a ¾'' offset interlocking joint, our own unique design for a better weather seal.

Internal Framing

2'' X 1½'' (50 X 38mm) with rounded corners, located at a maximum of 30'' spacing's. 

Timber Floor

¾'' X 5'' tongue and grooved ‘V’ boards secured to 2'' X 1½'' floor joists, located at approximately 12'' spacing's for additional strength.

Roof

¾'' X 5'' tongue and grooved 'V' boards secured to 2'' X 1½'' roof joists and supported by 'A' frame trusses located at a maximum span of 8ft. The size of the roof joists may vary between 2’’ X 1½’’ & 3'' X 2'' depending on the roof design and span. The roof is covered as standard with a 20kg green mineral felt. The gable ends of the roof are finished with single plain fascia’s with diamond shaped finials covering any joins.

Shed Doors

2’ 6’’ wide (single door), up to 5ft wide (double doors) by 5'8'' high. All doors are framed, ledged and braced and externally vertically cladded with tongue & grooved Shiplap boards. All doors are hung on 8” black coated steel ‘T’ hinges (single door X3 hinges, stable door X4 hinges & double doors X6 hinges) and are fitted with a matching external pad bolt with internal tower bolts where required.

Shed Windows

All windows are fixed and up to 18’’ wide X 24’’ high, the windows are glazed with 3mm horticultural glass secured with a glazing beading.

All Buildings Designed and Manufactured by Lushington Garden Buildings Ltd (October 2012)

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