This 8 × 12-ft. shed features a simple gable roof, double doors, and
side and rear windows for natural lighting. With full-height walls and
doors, there’s ample room for storing large items or creating a
comfortable workspace. An optional wood ramp helps in moving
lawnmowers and other heavy equipment.
The shed’s simple construction makes it especially adaptable for
different uses. For example, you can easily frame in additional
windows—to use the shed as a workshop or potting shed—or omit
all of the windows and devote the space entirely to secure storage.
The finish materials for the basic shed also are true to its name:
asphalt roof shingles, plywood siding, and simple trim details are
appropriately practical for this classic outbuilding design. You can
purchase prehung doors or build your own using the project plans.
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