How to build a gambrel roof shed
This step by step diy project is about how to build a gambrel roof shed. Building a roof for a barn shed with loft will add character to your project and will increase the storage space in your backyard. Follow the instructions and don’t forget to check out the rest of the related projects, if you want to learn how to build the frame of the shed, as well as how to take care of the finishing touches.
If you really want to use the space of the shed efficiently, we recommend you to create a basic loft. In order to get the job done like a professional, you need to fit 2×4 supports at the bottom of the trusses and lock them into place with 2 1/2″ galvanized screws. Work with great care and attention, as to prevent costly mistakes. Plan every aspects of the construction, starting with the materials used, up to the size of the components.
Moreover, it is also important to use quality materials, if you want to build a durable roof. In addition, drill pilot holes trough the components before inserting the galvanized screws, to prevent the wood from splitting. Always align the components at both ends before locking them into place with screws. Plumb the trusses with a spirit level and place them every 24″ on center. Don’t forget to check out the rest of the shed projects HERE.
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In order to build a gambrel roof shed, you need the following: