Shed

Starting the Foundation

Starting the Foundation

 

Subfloor Going Down

Sub-floor Going Down

 

A Few Floor Boards

A Few Floor Boards

 

Roof Plan

Roof Plan

 

Two Walls Up

Two Walls Up

 

Second Floor Base

Second Floor Base

 

Stopped Construction, Moving the Shed to Avoid a Power Line

Stopped Construction, Moving the Shed to Avoid a Power Line

 

Front Sheeting

Front Sheeting

 

Roof Taking Shape

Roof Taking Shape

 

End Wall with Doors

End Wall with Doors

 

Base of The Roof

Base of The Roof

 

Start of the Peak

Start of the Peak

 

Peak Frame

Peak Frame

 

Shed with Scaffolding

Shed with Scaffolding

 

Covering the Roof with Recycled Plywood

Covering the Roof with Recycled Plywood

 

House Side

House Side

 

Working Away

Working Away

 

Front View Before the Fascia and Drip Edge

Front View Before the Fascia and Drip Edge

 

Drip Edge and Fascia

Drip Edge and Fascia

 

Front of Shed

Front of Shed

 

Rubber Roofing on the Landing

Rubber Roofing on the Landing

 

Far Side After Rain

Far Side After Rain

 

This building that was originally supposed to be a chicken coop is still under construction. As each step is finished, I’ll upload the pictures of it’s progress. I now plan to use this building for wood working, with an area devoted to chickens. The second story will be used for hatching new chicks, storage, or as a elevated porch when I’m feeling lazy. I hope to have large opening doors on the second story which will be as wide as the doors on the first story.

3 Responses to Shed

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  2. John says:

    Hi IT Farmer,
    Great series of pictures that you have here. It looks like a great project and that you had several fairly major problems to overcome.

    Shifting the base when you realised the power cable problem must have been a fairly major one.

    Are you finished now?

    John

  3. Marie says:

    I also went to build a shed thinking it would take A little time-Yes but easy enough!!
    I did not realize that this process is not far off from building a home if you want one that is built right and looks nice.
    I Went ahead & hired somebody to build up the frame part -I paid him half the money and even he quit even before it was completed… So here I have an almost complete shed that my family and I have been aiming to finish.

    I am not sure why in all this time no one ever mentioned a few VERY important things when it comes to building a Well Shed.

    You must not forget to VENT The shed you are building.That is something my brother just now reminded me about thankfully .
    Another thing is drainage. I thought it would be simple like a few air vents or drill a few holes through the side base boards.
    I found out you have to dig a ditch to Inner Earth for the water to drain at a angle properly. (Also drain set ups are never on sale so be prepared to spend $50 min on that )
    The last thing is TOOLS-WOW how many tools I had to bite the bullet and buy for this build .
    If like me you do have to buy some more pricey tools like a siding coil gun for hardy plank don’t go to cheap.
    I bought a Hitachi siding coil gun for $200
    Made in Japan. I can rebuild my ‘Golden princess Coil gun’ with a simple rebuild kit if it does wear out (Don’t forget to oil the gun also F.Y.I.) Well needed tool
    for now & later..
    If this is a new project for you don’t give up. You will learn things that you never knew before. I would find a surplus building
    & lumber store close by. If you have to buy everything at the box stores you will go broke very fast.
    I hope this helps any being that has never done a build before. Be prepared to compromise a lot but hold out and buy all the trim that you need and paint and make it look good! That I would not budge on:)

    (Craigslist has $5 dollar clearance paint places and trim is all over OfferUp and Facebook Market Place)

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