New Garden Shed - T&G or shiplap?

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  1. jazzy

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    I am looking for a new wooden garden shed. What do you guys recommend shiplap or tongue and groove? The prices are very similar.
     
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    If you're going to run the boards horizontally you would use shiplap as the water will run down the profile.
     
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      This link gives a fair descripton of both - Shiplac would be our choice, looks nicer.
      Shiplap vs. V-Groove: Which Tongue & Groove Profile Is Best?

      There have been a couple of longish threads here about sheds, you might find some good info -

      New Garden Shed Build

      There is a very long thread by @Fat Controller about his new shed as shown in that link above but cannot find his link just now - perhaps he might add it .
      He bought his from here -
      Garden Shed | Pressure Treated Sheds | Project Timber
       
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            Shiplap
             
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            • jazzy

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              I picked up an ex-demo shed today with shiplap. Hope to use a coloured paint for the exterior of the shed when the weather comes, any recommendations on a durable brand?
               
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              Ducksback usually works well for me. Avoid Wickes own brand, it's terrible
               
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