Storage Shed Plans – Construction of garden storage sheds is a popular DIY project. There are numerous resources available to help people build sheds. Deciding on shed plans can be a confusing and time-consuming task. The whole process is easier when you know what type of slope you want and you know (and recognize) your skill level. An organized and effective garden shed will help you keep your tools where you can find them when you need to use them. Good shed plans will lead to a well-built shed.
Shed plans are available online, in design books and through specialty magazines. If you do not find something that matches your needs, or if you want to stretch your skills, consider adding your own elements of existing plans. Take a look at the friends and neighbors storage sheds for working models of what you may want and need. Keep in mind that the plans are subject to copyright laws, so check the restrictions that accompany you before copying the plans.
Evaluate the shed plans based on the function and not on attractive photographs that suggest how your finished product will look. If accurate, photographs can be instructive, but you should focus on the coincidences with the construction aspects of the plans with your skill level. The instructions should be concise and written out clearly. Look for resources with all the information, particularly on roofs, structure, and foundations. Take into account the cost and availability of materials and equipment that the shed plans say that you will need to complete the project. Even if the plans are free, the construction cost can be high.