How to build a barn shed
This step by step projects is about how to build a barn shed. Building a 8×12 shed is easy and it will help you increase the storage space in your backyard. If you have many items to store, but you also want to add character to your backyard, you should consider building a simple barn style shed. The unique shape of the roof allows you to build a basic loft and to increase the storage space.
Before building the barn shed, you need to make sure you comply with the legal requirements. Therefore, go to the local building department and see what are the requirement you have to comply with and if a permit is required. The building codes are really useful, as there are a lot of many things that could help you when planning the shed, such as: the materials needed, the floor of the shed or the distance you need to leave to the property line.
Always plan everything form the very beginning, taking into account all the aspects of the construction, such as the total costs, the materials or the time needed to get the job done. From our experience, we recommend you to buy pressure treated-lumber, as the components need to be weather-resistant. Moreover, pre-drill the lumber before inserting the galvanized screw, to prevent the wood from splitting.
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In order to build a barn shed , you need the following: