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Tudor-Style Shed Project

tudor-style storage shed
How to build a 10'x10' Tudor-style storage shed
Page Contents bulletUser Photos/Comments bulletThe video clip list
1: Introduction & Quantities
2: Quantities - continued
3: Making the sledge
4: The floor & Angle info
5: Making the wall frames
6: Cutting the wall panels
7: Cutting the roof rafters
8: Standing the walls/roof
9: Fixing the roof boards
10: Making the door/window  you are on this page
11: Fitting the door/window
12: Making the drip caps
13: Sub-floor plan
14: Floor plan
15: Stud lay-out plan
16: Front wall plan
17: Rear wall plan
18: Side wall plan
19: Front-wall cladding plan
20: Rear-wall cladding plan
21: Side elevation plan
22: Roof plan
23: Door & window plan
24: Help files
making the shed door

Part 19: Making the door

The door is basically a sheet of plywood with boards (similar to the roof boards) glued and fixed to the outside for both strength and looks.
Refer to the plans for dimensions.
Glue and nail (or screw) the boards to the plywood.
Ensure the boards overlap the window holes (in the plywood) by 1" (25mm) all the way around.
Once the glue is dry, paint the door. Once the paint is dry, fit and fix the window panes.

Helpful reference:
Go to for a detailed explanation on how to make a similar door, albeit smaller.

Part 19 video clip Time: 2:35

making the shed window

Part 20: Making the window

The window is made from 1 1/2" x 3 1/2" (90mm x 45mm) wood, rebated.
Refer to the plans for measurements.

Helpful reference:
Go to for a detailed explanation on how to make a similar window, albeit smaller.

Part 20 video clip Time: 3:15

fixing a hinge to the shed door

Part 21: Installing the door and window

The door opens out, and the widow opens up.
Therefore, hinges need to be fixed to the side stile (vertical side member) of the door, and to the top rail on the window sash.
The door uses three 6" (150mm) T-hinges and the window uses two 3 1/2" (90mm) butt-hinges.
Begin fitting the hinges by laying the door and the window on saw-horses or other work platform.
Screw three 6" (150mm) T-hinges to the side stile of the door, one in line with the top rail, one in line with the middle rail and one in line with the bottom rail.   Continued next page...