This wood shed features a sturdy floor frame made from 2x6s and a roof based on 2×4 rafters. Three sides of the wood shed are closed while you have an easy access inside using the front wall.
Invest in high quality materials, such as cedar, pine or redwood, as the bench will be exposed to all kinds of weather. Apply a few coats of paint over the components, to enhance their appearance and to protect them from bad weather. – 2 pieces of 1×6 lumber – 120″ long H – 90 sq ft of metal roofing SIDING The first step of the project is to build the floor frame for the wood shed.
Next, lay the 4×4 skids under the floor frame and lock them together with rafter ties and 1 1/2″ structural screws. The skids will lift the floor frame from the ground to protect the components from moisture.
Use pressure treated lumber for the floor frame, as the boards will be exposed to moisture. Align the edges flush and fit 3/4″ plywood pieces between the boards to create even gaps. Drill pilot holes through the slats and insert 2 1/2″ screws to lock the boards to the floor frame. Cut the posts at the right dimensions and attach them to the corners of the floor frame, as shown in the diagram.
Drill pilot holes and insert 3″ lag screws to lock them to the floor frame. In addition, drill pilot holes and insert 2 1/2″ screws to lock the corner posts together tightly.
Drill pilot holes and insert 1 5/8″ screws to secure the slats to the posts.
Drill pilot holes and insert 1 5/8″ screws to lock the slats into place.
Align the edges flush, drill pilot holes and insert 1 5/8″ screws, to lock them into place tightly. Next, attach the metal roof sheets to the top of the firewood shed.
Fill the gaps with wood putty and smooth the surface with 120-220 grit sandpaper. Apply a few coats of paint or stain to protect the shed components from the elements and to enhance the look of the project. As you can see in the free plans, this shed has a large opening to the front so you can have an easy access inside.
Moreover, the lean to roof is simple to build and it has a generous slope, making it ideal for any environment.
Overall, this 2 cord wood shed makes for the perfect addition to your property if you care about the utilitarian side and you want to keep the costs reasonable. If you have enjoyed the free project, I recommend you to share it with your friends, by using the social media widgets.
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