Free Shed Plans

Free Building plans for a 8'x 8' lean to storage shed for your yard or garden

8x12 lean to shed frontAn 8x8 lean to shed is a lean to shed with plenty of room for your bike, lawn mower or other things. These storage shed plans will instruct you how to build a 8x8 lean to storage shed with a single door. The free storage shed plans use a 8 1/2 x 11" page format so you can easily print them out on your home printer.

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8x8 Free Storage Shed Plans Include The Following

  • Materials List:The free shed plans come with a complete materials list that is broken down by parts of the shed.
  • 1 Foundation: A wood skid foudation.
  • Floor: 2x6 floor joists at 16" on center with 3/4" floor sheathing.
  • Walls Framing: 2x4 framing at 16" on center with a double top plate, just like a home is framed.
  • Wall Height: The lower shed wall height is 5'-6", the higher wall is just over 8'-1".
  • Doors: The door is a 3068 pre-hung, factory made doors for ease of installation.
  • Window: There are no windows on the plans but windows can be added on any wall.
  • Siding: Textured Plywood siding is what is shown on the plans. You may add or substitute other sidings such as cedar shingles or horizontal lap siding or vinyl siding.
  • Roof: The roof is framed using 2x6's to build the rafters. It is sheeted with 1/2" O.S.B. The plans give you a template and dimensions for the birdsmouth cut angles.
  • Roof Pitch: 4/12, this means that for every 4 inches of rise there is 12 inches of run horizontally.
  • Roof Overhang: 6" on the front and back. 1" on the sides.
  • Roofing = Asphalt shingles
  • Trim = 1x4 and 1x6 wood, masonite or cement trim materials are used to finish the corners, roof eves, facia, and door.
  • Floor Load: 50 pounds per square foot for framed floors.
  • Roof Snow Load: 40 pounds per square foot. This is more than adequate for most areas. If you live in an area with a high snow load you should check with your local building department for your local snow load. Contact us and we can specify stronger roof framing.
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