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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. 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.
Our shed plan styles 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.
Shed Designs Using The 12x12 Shed Plan Size
Our 12x12 backyard storage shed plans and horse barns include several styles of sheds including the following:
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 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.
12x12 Gambrel Roof Shed Plans: The gambrel roof small barn shed plan includeds plans for a loft area up in the ceiling. 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.
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 is 12x12. This allows plenty of room for medium sized to large horses to move around. 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.
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