$1,000 Tiny Shed From Costco

“From now until November 11, this shed will be on sale for $1,000 which includes delivery. The shed is 10 feet by 7.5 feet and Costco is selling it as a storage shed or as a small office or living space.…The shed weighs about 1,100 lbs, is 9 feet high at the front peak and contains three transom windows and a 64 inch double door.…The structure comes delivered pre-cut and includes 2×4 construction, a sold wood floor, pre-hung doors with piano hinges and wall vents. There is also a 15 year warranty. The shed will take two people about two days to complete with a hammer, cordless drill and screwdriver. The owner will need to supply their own caulking., interior and exterior paint and roof felt and shingles…”

From the Tiny House Blog today, by Christina Nellemann

About Lloyd Kahn

Lloyd Kahn started building his own home in the early '60s and went on to publish books showing homeowners how they could build their own homes with their own hands. He got his start in publishing by working as the shelter editor of the Whole Earth Catalog with Stewart Brand in the late '60s. He has since authored six highly-graphic books on homemade building, all of which are interrelated. The books, "The Shelter Library Of Building Books," include Shelter, Shelter II (1978), Home Work (2004), Builders of the Pacific Coast (2008), Tiny Homes (2012), and Tiny Homes on the Move (2014). Lloyd operates from Northern California studio built of recycled lumber, set in the midst of a vegetable garden, and hooked into the world via five Mac computers. You can check out videos (one with over 450,000 views) on Lloyd by doing a search on YouTube:

5 Responses to $1,000 Tiny Shed From Costco

  1. Wow, I've been thinking about a combination storage shed and dog house (Lindy won't use her dog house) and this might just do the trick. My husband just says, mmhmm, which doesn't sound encouraging, so I'd probably have to buy it and build it myself.
    K

  2. Not bad for the price but I would encourage people to just build their own with reclaimed materials. It's not that hard and much more rewarding.

  3. Thank you for your suggestion, Lloyd!

    Shortly after this post was published, I received my 1100lbs of pre-cut materials for my shed. Very easy set up. Spent most of the VetDay weekend building, and with limited experience/tools, I was remarkably successful. For someone who aspires to build something a little more in-line with Lloyd's fabulous collection of tiny homes, this has become both a valuable learning experience and a confidence builder. The shed is a very simple structure with definite expansion possibilities, it looks nice, and it's large enough to accommodate a ton of gear. I'm tickled!

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