Any tips / safety advice for demolishing a garden shed?
I’m not taking the piss here Neil (honestly). If you are going to beat the thing to death wear some ear protection or take your time and pull it apart slowly.
I went at my old shed with shovel like Joe Pesci in Goodfellas thinking it would be quite funny. The noise was utterly mind buggering and I ended up being checked out by the GP after several days of impaired hearing.Posted 4 years agojoshvegasMember
1. Attack it with a sledge hammer
2. Realise that wasn’t very successful and it now resembles a sloppy shed but still very much one piece
3. decide dismantling it is probably a better option.
4. Realise in your frenzy you’ve bent all the screws and dismantling it is no longer an option.
5. Bandage the inevitable rusty nail to finger interfacing and regret ever starting it in the first place.Posted 4 years ago
Good call on the ear defending front there HtS.
Or, don’t be a dick and take your time. 😉
I had to explian to the GP that I had decided to smash a shed to bits with a heavy blunt instrument whilst being stood inside it. Saying out loud what I had done made me feel like a bit of a div.Posted 4 years agoprojectMember
Hire a large crane from Ainscough crane hire, and get an old scap car similar to a mates, then get crane driver to lift scrap car over top of house, just after your mate has parked up, but youve swopped them over, then take him upstairs and watch his face as the driver realeases the car demolishing the shed and his car look alike.
£250 quid from youve been framed, but the crane hire and scrap car may be a lot more.Posted 4 years agoNorthwindSubscriber
We had a mighty shed demolishing party for ChrisL’s, sadly no beer involved but we did end up with people on the roof trying to get it to collapse.
Tool of choice was the big crowbar, bolster chisel also handy. Sledgehammer mostly just knocked it around, it wobbled out of the way like a weeble, but very useful for dealing with the panels afterwards- you could just walk up it and knock a series of holes in it, then fold along the dotted line, lovely.Posted 4 years agosingletrackmindMember
do not do what the bloke opposite me in hospital did . he was dismantling a re-inforced concrete fence with a 12″ petrol disc cutter. it snagged one of the re-inforcing rods and jumped into his bicep.Posted 4 years ago
lucky boy only did soft tissue and muscle , could have been so much worse.
Well. Hard hat, safety specs, ear plugs and heavy duty gloves. Shed 0 DS 1. Over in a jiffy. Can’t believe how excited I am about the new security shed arriving on Thursday. That’s being 44 I guess. Although I was teenage excited about seeing Kelly Brooks norks in the paper last week so I ain’t given up just yet. Tee hee.Posted 4 years ago
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