Quonset Workshops

Quonset workshops are a great building choice for do-it-yourselfers. Their bolt-together assembly allows you to build your own workshop. There are few things more gratifying than that, but best of all, you save!

Another nice feature of Quonset workshop steel buildings is their ability to be easily insulated using an insulation kit. They can also be fitted with accessories to fit your needs be it vents to remove fumes, or skylights for better lighting.

A Workshop with Space

When you request a quote on the right, you can specify any size you'd like. Quonset hut workshops are prefabricated and custom-manufactured based on your requirements. Common sizes are:

  • Small Workshop: 12 x 16 x 11
  • Medium Workshop: 20 x 20 x 11
  • Garage & Shop: 30 x 24 x 11

Made for DIYers

They're pre-cut and drilled at the factory. When they arrive on-site you assemble the arches by bolting a couple of panels together. Then you bolt the arches together for a strong structure.

quonset hut kit construction

Tough Like You

Let's face it, not all buildings are meant to be workshops. Steel Quonset huts offer incredible durability and a wipe-clean steel surface. There's also easy insulation if you live in cold climates.

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What is a Quonset Workshop?

Do you love crafting? Are you looking for a versatile space to do your projects in? Maybe you are just about to start out on the entrepreneurial journey? Guess What - Having a Quonset Workshop might be just what you're looking for. These gorgeous, prefabricated buildings can be used for all sorts of crafts and work. They're perfect for everything from woodworking to sewing.

The structure is a prefabricated metal building that gets its name because it was first used on the Quonset Point Naval Base in Rhode Island. These buildings are now commonly used as storage sheds, garages, and of course, workshops. They are also widely known for their durability, affordability, and even for versatility.

What Sizes are Quonset Workshops?

These buildings come in a variety of sizes to suit your needs. They can be as small as a one-car garage or as large as a warehouse. The sizes are customized for each building and all depend on the need which you are filling in having this workshop. An average quonset workshop is approximately 20 feet wide by 30 feet long but you could go as wide as 100 feet if you'd like.

Lengths are also variable and come in 2 foot increments since that's the width of an arch panel.

How Much do Quonset Workshops Cost?

Given that they're engineered, customized buildings, the cost will vary depending on the building's size, location, and features. As a very rough ballpark however you're looking at $15,000 to $30,000 these days. While they're a great DIY project, professional installation, foundations and add-on accessories can raise that price.

Per square foot, the workshops cost $6-$12 depending on optional upgrades, location, and building specifications. Your price could be lower or higher though depending on a few factors so if you're interested, we strongly recommend you request a free no-obligation quote.

Benefits of a Quonset Hut Shop

The primary benefits of these workshops are its durability, affordability, and versatility.

These buildings are built to last, so you can trust that your projects will be safe from the elements. Your Quonset would also be very affordable, making them an excellent option for anyone on a budget. Finally, these buildings are incredibly versatile so you can use them for various projects as mentioned.

Low Maintenance

One of the most significant benefits of a Quonset Workshop is that they require very little maintenance. These buildings are made of prefabricated metal, designed to withstand the elements. You won't have to worry about painting or repairs, and your Quonset Workshop will look great for years to come.

Durability and Strength

Another benefit of a Quonset Workshop is they will last for decades as the materials of which they are made have longevity. These buildings are made of high-quality metal to withstand heavy winds and snow loads. Quonset Workshops are also resistant to fire, so you can rest assured that your projects will be safe.

Easy to Construct

Quonset workshops are designed to be easy to construct. All you need is a level surface, and you can have your Quonset Workshop up and running in no time. These buildings are also easy to disassemble and move, so you can take your projects with you if you ever need to relocate.


The versatility, value, and strength you acquire from the Quonset workshop are incredible, especially when you put into consideration how affordable they are.

These workshops are a perfect space for crafting because it is durable, affordable, and versatile. These buildings come in various sizes to suit your needs, and you can customize them with a variety of features. There are no interior support structures to impact your space, as it is an open space. You also have the ability to maximize the interior space as well in your workshop.


The interior can be tastefully made to enhance the aesthetics of the type of workshop which is being made. Even though it is a workshop the use of various colors can add the impression of more light, or the integration of various articles of furniture to add to your theme as well.

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