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Storage Shed Project

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How to build an 8'x10' Storage Shed

Author: Les Kenny
Page Contents
1: Introduction - disclaimer
2: About the measurements
3: Materials list  you are on this page
4: Plans - floor, roof and stud layout
5: Plans - front elevation and roof section
6: The floor and wall frames
7: Standing the frames and the roof beam
8:   The roof frame and the sheathing
9:   The roof trim and roof cover
10: The vertical boards and battens
11: Making the door
12: Installing the door
13: Nailing and fastening information
14: Glossary of terms
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Materials List

NOTE: This plan-set gives no allowance for a window, but does include a window opening in the wall frame that will accommodate a window 1200mm (4ft) wide x 600mm (2ft) high. The window opening in the framework can be changed without too much ado to suit a window of a different size.

2 at 3000mm (10ft) 100mm x 100mm (4" x 4") Treated lumber Skids
26 meters (86ft) 150mm x 50mm (2" x 6") Treated lumber Floor frame
195 meters (640ft) 100mm x 50mm (2" x 4") Framing lumber Wall/roof frame and purlins
1 at 3000mm (10ft) 200mm x 50mm (2" x 8") lumber Ridge beam
145 meters (475ft) 200mm x 25mm (1" x 8") board, exterior type Vertical boards (siding) and door
14 meters (46ft) 150mm x 25mm (1" x 6") board, exterior type Fascia and rake board
15 meters (50ft) 100mm x 25mm (1" x 4") stock, exterior type Exterior corners and door casing
145 meters (475 ft) 75mm x 25mm (1" x 3") batten, exterior type Vertical battens for walls and door
5 meters (16ft) 50m x 25mm (1" x 2") batten, exterior type Door stop
4 Sheets plywood 12mm x 1200mm x 2400mm ( 1/2" x 4 ft x 8 ft) Roof sheathing
3 Sheets exterior plywood 18mm x 1200mm x 2400mm ( 3/4" x 4 ft x 8 ft) Floor
10 sq meters (108sq ft) Corrugated roofing iron Roof
3.1 meters (10'- 4") Ridge capping To cap the apex of the roof
6.8 meters (22.5ft) Rake flashing To cap the end gables of the roof
38 sq meters (410 sq ft) Building wrap / felt Envelop exterior frame
6 kg (13 lb) 90mm (3 1/2") Galvanized nails Framing
3 kg (7 lb) 75mm (3") Galvanized nails Battens and trim
4.5 kg (3 1/2 lbs) 60mm (2 1/2") Galvanized nails Floor, sheathing, vertical boards
96 38mm (1 1/2") Galvanized flathead nails Hurricane ties
100 60mm (2 1/2") Roofing nails Corrugated roofing iron
150 45mm (1 3/4") wood screws (exterior) Door and hinges
12 RT1 Hurricane ties Securing rafters to top plate
3 150mm (6") T-Hinges Door
1 100mm (4") Slide bolt Door hardware
1 Latch set Door hardware