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12x12 shed plans have a 144 square foot foot print. An 12x12 storage shed is large enough to drive a riding lawn mower in to or set up a office shed or studio shed to have a home office. If you just want extra storage space there is plenty of room for that too. There are many styles of 12x12 garden sheds including 12x12 shed plans with steeper roofs, tall sheds that have full sized pre-built doors, modern sheds which are most often used as an office shed, and the ever popular regular storage shed.
The shed plans in our collection of shed designs include most of the popular 12x12 shed plan styles. If you have an idea for a 12x12 shed plan and do not see it here send us an email and let us know what you want. We may be able to draw up the shed design for you.
Our 12x12 backyard storage shed plans and horse barns include several styles of sheds including a simple gable shed, the popular lean to shed style, a beautiful gambrel shed with storage loft, a shed with a garage door and even a run in shed for your horses.
12x12 Gable Shed Design: This is the most common backyard shed style because of its simplicity and utility. Our 12x12 gable shed plans come with the option to install the doors on the gable end or the eve sides of the shed.
12x12 Lean To Shed Plans: The lean to shed is one of our easiest sheds to build. The single plane roof makes the roof easy to build. It also keeps the roof height lower than the gable designs. The lean to plan includes plans to install the doors on any of the shed sides. This allows you many different options for placing and orienting the shed. The roof has a 6 inch overhang on all sides of the shed. The roof rafters can be shortened if you want to build the shed up against another structure, some builders even remove the wall up against the other structure and attach the rafters to the existing wall.
12x12 Gambrel Roof Shed Plans: The gambrel shed roof is unique in that it has 4 roof planes and 3 roof ridges. This opens up the inside area to allow for more storage space. The gambrel roof small barn shed plan includeds plans for a loft area up in the roof rafters. This loft adds an additional 84 square feet of storage. There is over 5' of clearance at the peak of the roof. See our shed heights page, see link at the bottom of this page, to see the interior heights. The storage space is accessible from inside the shed where the loft floor is open on one end of the shed.
12x12 Shed With Garage Door: If you are looking to have a large roll up garage door installed on your shed to make it easier to move large items in and out of the shed our 12x12 garage door shed is the solution. It is specially designed to accomodate larger equipment like riding lawn mowers or 4 wheelers. The shed plans come with details showing the framing opening for a 8' wide and 7' tall roll up garage door.
12x12 Run In Shed Plans: The standard size for a horse stall in large horse barns and stables is 12x12. This allows plenty of room for medium sized to large horses to move around. Our 12x12 run in shed is designed to accomodate a larger horse or several smaller horses as well as other livestock. Our run in shed design is designed with a wood skid foundation and steel tow skids so the shed can be moved around the field if necessary.
There are several steps that should be followed to help you get ready to build a shed. The following steps are great place to start when building your shed:
iCreatables.com is a wonderful resource to help you plan and build your shed construction project. Our 12x12 shed plans library is a great resource with all the popular shed styles including a gable shed with a 4/12 slope roof, a gambrel roof barn style shed, a lean to shed, a run in shed for livestock and a shed with a garage door.
We have several instructional resources to help you build your shed. Our eBook entitled How To Build A Shedcomes free with every shed plan order. In it you will find information on how to build a shed. It includes information on all of the shed styles shown on our website. We also have a Shed Building Video series that documents a complete shed build. iCreatables also has a How To Build A Shed web based instruction manual that takes you step by step through the same shed build shown in the video series.
iCreatables has your 12x12 shed plan to help you build your backyard shed building project. Review the shed plans shown at the top of this page and click on the link to find more information about the different sheds. Then pick the shed you want to build and start building your 12x12 shed today!
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