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How to build a gambrel storage shed

[step 1 Foundation] [step2 Sidewalls] [step 3 Roof frame] [step 4 Front wall and door] [Step 5 Back wall and roof decking] [step 6 Trim] [step 7 Shingles and paint]


Gambrel shed


This is a wooden 8x8 gambrel storage shed. This shed is built on a skid foundation, this makes it portable, in case it needs to be moved. Use the step by step links on top to navigate.


8x8 Gambrel Storage Shed - How to build a shed, see my pictures and step by step instructions on top, shed details below.

8x8 Gambrel Storage Shed Material List / Cutting List

2- 4x4 Pressure Treated 8'- Skids
2- 2x4 Pressure Treated 8'- Bands
7- 2x4 Pressure Treated 93"- Floor Joists
2- 3/4" Plywood 4x8- Floor Decking
4- 2x4 8'- Plates
10- 2x4 43"- Wall Studs
20 - 2x4 36"- Rafters (22 1/2 degree each end)
4- 5/8" T1-11 siding 4x4- Siding for side walls
4- 5/8" T1-11 siding 4x8- Siding for end walls
4 - 2x6 - trim cut to length(22 1/2 degree each end)
4 - 1x6 trim cut to length(22 1/2 degree each end)
4- 1/2" Plywood 36" x 8'- Roof Decking
4- bundles 3-tab shingles
Roofing 1 roll 15# felt Roof underlayment
8- 1x4 x43"- Outside Corner Trim
24 - Gussets
1- 2x4 57"- Lintel
1- 2x4 48"- Header
1- 4" Hasp
1 lbs 12d common nails
3 lbs- 6d common nails
2 lbs- roof tacks

2- 2x4 74"- Jambs
4- 2x4 74"- Uprights
4- 2x4 16 3/4"- Stiles
2- 2x6 16 3/4"- Base
16- Corner Blocks
2 Pair- 4" Butt Hinges

Shed details

Storage shed foundation
storage shed foundation


Storage shed side walls
storage shed side wall




Rafter details


lower rafter







Door view
Door View


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