Cost Effective - Our shed plans are designed to make your shed simple and inexpensive to build.
Easy To Build From - Professionally drawn with step by step instructions to show both an old pro or a first time framer how to build a shed. (see the plans example below).
Start Now - Instant download - The shed plans are emailed to you when you purchase so you can start immediately. We use the free PDF file format so you can print them on your home printer or we can postal mail them to you.
Materials List - Easily get bids and use the list numbering system to know what part goes where.
The 12x16 gable shed plans with porch include:
Covered Porch - The covered porch is 4' by 12'. The interior of the shed is 12x12
7'-7" and 8'-1" wall height - The 7'-7" wall height allows for easier framing of walls and reduces siding joints. The 8'-1" wall height lets you use 92-5/8" framing studs just like a home is framed.
Flooring - The interior floor is 3/4" O.S.B. sheeting. The shed porch uses 2x6 boards like a deck.
2 Foundations - Skid and concrete slab.
12x16 Shed Plans Example
12x16 Shed Plans with Porch Specifications Overview
Options: The porch can be built with or without the handrail.
Foundation: There are 2 different foundations included in the plans; 6x6 Wood skid or Concrete slab.
Floor: 2x6 floor joists at 16" on center with 3/4" floor sheathing or 2x6 Treated lumber.
Walls: 2x4 framing at 16" on center with a double top plate and O.S.B. sheeting, just like a home is framed.
Door: The side utility door is 6' wide and 6'-8" tall. The front door is 3' x 6'-8" tall. The plans come with plans for home made doors or you can purchase pre hung doors.
Window: The 1620 windows are a common vinyl framed single hung window.
Roof: The roof is framed using 2x4's to build rafter trusses. The pitch is 6/12.
Roofing: The shed roofing is 25 year asphalt shingles.
Siding: T1-11 plywood siding is specified but this can be changed to use most common sidings like vinyl or cement board siding..
Trim: 1x6 wood, masonite or cement trim materials are used to finish the roof eves and facia. Corner, door and window trims vary depending on siding type used.