I spent a couple years preparing, researching, and planning this project before I was ready to get started. The actual construction took about 3 weeks. I completed the build 99% on my own, including raising the walls and sheathing/ shingling the roof. I neighbor lent a hand hoisting the roof beam and installing some of the rafters.
The building measure 12x10 and has an attached 4x8 garden shed (also houses vacuum system and air compressor) and two 4x2 closets used for camping and sports gear. I really wanted everything to be easy to get to without a lot of digging. I got a lot of great ideas from magazines, the web, and of course Instructables.com! I would like to do some later 'ibles on some of the more unique storage solutions I incorporated in my workshop. I am still improving my organization, but it took at least six months to really get enough of it organized that I could start using the workshop more effectively.
I've had a few licensed contractors look at it and compliment me on the construction (what a relief) and indeed, it has withstood some very severe storms here in the DC region including a hurricane. Enjoy the tour and I hope you look forward to the upcoming Instructables on my DIY Workshop!