8x12 backyard shed plans

8x12 Backyard Shed Plan
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Emailed Plans: $16.99
(8 1/2" x 11" Emailed PDF

Postal Mailed Plans: $21.99
(8 1/2" x 11" Postal mailed)

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How To Build A Shed eBook included with every shed plans purchase.

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Materials List - Easily get bids

Easy To Build From - Professionally drawn. See example below.

 

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8x12 Backyard Shed Plans Example:

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A Simple Backyard Shed Plan

Buiding an 8x12 shed is the perfect way to get a long skinny shed that is just under 100 square feet. At 96 square feet this shed has plenty of space to store things in.

This shed uses a home built door and shorter wall height to keep costs down. The plans include

8x12 Backyard Shed Plans Include The Following:

  • Materials List: The shed plans come with a complete materials list that is broken down by parts of the shed.
  • 5 Foundations: The shed plans include plans for a wood rail foundation, concrete slab, poured pier, concrete block pier, treated wood on crushed gravel.
  • Floor: 2x6 floor joists 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 shed wall height is drawn to 6'-7.
  • Door: Home Built Doors
    • Double End Door Size - 5'-8" x 5'-10 1/2"
    • Single Door Size - 3'-10 1/2" x 5'-10 1/2"
  • Siding: T-111 exterior siding. Other sidings such as vinyl or cement based sidings may be used.
  • Roof: The roof is framed using 2x4's to build the trusses. It is sheeted with 1/2" O.S.B. The plans give you the dimensions and cut angles so you can build the roof rafters on the ground and then put them up on the top plates.
  • Roof Pitch: 4/12, this means that for every 10 inches of rise there is 12 inches of run horizontally.
  • Roof Overhang: 6" on the eves and 2" on the gable ends.
  • Roofing: 25 year asphalt shingles.
  • Windows: No windows shown on the plans but the How To manual shows how to build window openings.
  • Trim: 1x4 and 1x6 wood, masonite or cement trim materials are used to finish the corners, roof eves and facia, and door.
  • Floor Load: 50 pounds per square foot for framed floors. You don't want your shed floor to feel spongy.
  • 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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