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Project by PCorl posted 04-06-2009 03:39 AM 1807 views 4 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This is an original design of mine for a storage shed. This one is 10’ x 10’. The sidewalls are 8’ high with a loft that is approximately 4’ high. It was eventually painted barn red with white trim.





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John Stegall

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#1 posted 04-06-2009 03:40 AM

That would look great in my back yard, and I need the storage.

-- jstegall

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#2 posted 04-06-2009 03:43 AM

Ditto what John said!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#3 posted 04-06-2009 03:58 AM

Nice job, even fits well in its surroundings.

-- Dale

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#4 posted 04-06-2009 04:26 AM

Now why would a woodworker need more storage? lol! Looks great and I know you’ll fill it up before you paint it.

-- Gary

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#5 posted 04-06-2009 04:33 AM

I like it

one bunk

one heater

good sleeping bag and its like a luxury condo in Japan

makes me proud despite being in your yard and not mine

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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Sawdustonmyshoulder

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#6 posted 04-06-2009 02:19 PM

Oh, yes. I need one too. How about one say….... 30 by 40?

PCorl, how about some picture inside? Got any “in progress” shots?

Good looking work.

-- Makin' Sawdust!!!

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PCorl

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#7 posted 04-06-2009 10:20 PM

The inside is just typical 2×4 construction with 2×6 ceiling rafters. The rafters extend about 6” beyond the outside wall to give a nailing surface for the facia and soffit material. The siding is 5/8” thick T1-11 and all the trim is just construction grade 1 by ripped to fit the need. Sorry, no construction shots, I need to get better at documenting my work in progress.

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#8 posted 04-07-2009 06:24 AM

Looks great . Do you have any miniature livestock to put in there.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#9 posted 04-07-2009 04:38 PM

Great detail, I like the peak extending beyond the top door, just like the originals.
BTKS

-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)

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Wingstress

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#10 posted 04-07-2009 06:45 PM

Looks good, Do you mide me asking how much it cost to build? I’m shopping for a 12X16 shed and I’m seeing prices from $4000-$8000. OUCH. I’m going to try and convince my wife that I should be aloud to build one, but I haven’t priced it out yet. Is it worth it?

-- Tom, Simsbury, CT

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PCorl

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#11 posted 04-08-2009 01:10 AM

I built it a few years ago. If I remember correctly it was about $1500 – $1800 back then. I am sure it would be more now.

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woodshaver

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#12 posted 04-13-2009 11:29 PM

Looks nice! Would love to see the painted version! I never thought of postiing the one I built. I’ll have to do that.
Thanks for shareing.

-- Tony C St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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#13 posted 03-29-2010 03:29 AM

What’s the floor of the shed?

-- Andrew, Ohio http://andrewmbetschman.com/ https://www.etsy.com/shop/AndrewBetschman

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PCorl

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#14 posted 03-29-2010 10:58 PM

The floor is 3/4 inch t&g plywood.

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