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How to build a gable storage shed


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gable storage shed



This shed is built on a skid foundation, this makes it portable, in case it needs to be moved.


8x8 Gable Storage Shed - These instructions will take you through the steps involved to build a basic 8'x8' gable style shed.

8x8 Gable 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- 5/8" Plywood 4x8- Floor Decking
10- 2x4 68 3/4"- Rafters (45 degree each end)

10- 2x4 66" Rafter crosspiece (45 degree each end)

24- Gussets

4- 2x4 8'- Plates
10- 2x4 78"- Wall Studs
4- 5/8" T1-11 siding 4'x7'- Siding for side walls
4- 5/8" T1-11 siding 4'x8'- Siding for end walls

4- 5/8" T1-11 siding 4'x38"- Siding for end walls

2- 5/8" Plywood 4'x8'- Roof Decking

2- 5/8 Plywood 20 3/4"x8' Roof Decking
4- bundles 3-tab shingles
Roofing 1 roll 15# felt Roof underlayment

2- 2x6 69 1/2"- front trim (45 degree each end)
2- 1x6 69 1/2" back trim (45 degree each end)

8- 1x4 72 1/2" Outside Corner Trim

2- 1x6 97 1/4" sidewall trim

2- 1x4 66" trim(45 degree each end)

1 lbs 12d common nails
3 lbs- 6d common nails
2 lbs- roof tacks


1- 2x4 57"- Lintel
1- 2x4 48"- Header

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

1- 4" Hasp



Floor Frame Details

storage shed foundation


Wall Frame Details


wall frame details




Roof Framing Details



storage shed roof rafter details



Door View

Door View




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2x4 basic shed kit

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You don't have to be an expert carpenter to put together a well-built shed ...









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