We chat with the owners of The Dog House Lincolnshire. We take a look at this absolutely amazing American themed pub shed and ask the owners how they managed it.
Pub Shed Name
The Dog house
Mark & Michelle Jollands
Pub Shed: How did you come up with the name?
The Dog House: My husband is always in the doghouse hence the name!
PS: How long have you had your pub shed for?
TDH: We have had it for 2 years now
PS: How much money have you spent on your pub shed?
TDH: We have spent over £1000
PS: What was the cheapest item?
TDH: The cheapest item was the bar bell
PS: What was the most expensive item?
TDH: The most expensive item was a original 1930’s mills one arm bandit
PS: What was the best bargain?
TDH: Harry the deer head.
PS: What’s the size of your pub shed?
TDH: 10ft x 10ft
PS: Did you build it yourself or get someone else to build it, like a professional?
TDH: We bought the summerhouse & built everything inside, I designed it & my husband built it.
PS: How long did it take to build?
TDH: The inside took 2 and a half weeks at 4 hours per day, to complete.
PS: Have you built a shed before?
PS: Have you got electricity in your pub shed?
PS: If you have, how have you got it set up?
TDH: Armoured cable from the house feeding pubs own consume unit, which in turn feeds socket outlets, lighting & led’s ect.
PS: Did you run the cables and fit the plug sockets yourself or did you use an electrician?
TDH: We did it ourselves. Mark is an electician.
PS: Considering you have never built a shed before, how did you learn about creating a pub shed?
TDH: Good diy skills & Internet research.
PS: Where did you get your information?
PS: What was the hardest part of creating your pub shed?
TDH: My husband laying the concrete base on his own.
PS: What was the easiest part of creating your pub shed?
TDH: Signs & decoration
PS: What problems did you run into when creating your pub shed?
TDH: Rooting all the wiring so non of it was on show.
PS: Is there anything that you know now, that you wished you knew when you started?
TDH: Not really.
PS: What have you enjoyed the most?
TDH: Switching the lights on.
PS: What advice would you give other pub sheddies?
TDH: Pick a theme & stick with it, lots of research & not adding items that don’t match the theme.