How to build a gable storage shed, pictures and step by step instructions

8×8 shed plans

How to build a gable storage shed

This shed is built on a skid foundation, this makes it portable, in case it needs to be moved.

8×8 Gable Storage Shed – These instructions will take you through the steps involved to build a basic 8’x8′ gable style shed.

8×8 Gable Storage Shed Material List / Cutting List

2- 4×4 Pressure Treated 8′- Skids
2- 2×4 Pressure Treated 8′- Bands
7- 2×4 Pressure Treated 93″- Floor Joists
2- 5/8″ Plywood 4×8- Floor Decking
10- 2×4 68 3/4″- Rafters (45 degree each end)

10- 2×4 66″ Rafter crosspiece (45 degree each end)

4- 2×4 8′- Plates
10- 2×4 78″- Wall Studs
4- 5/8″ T1-11 siding 4’x7′- Siding for side walls
4- 5/8″ T1-11 siding 4’x8′- Siding for end walls

4- 5/8″ T1-11 siding 4’x38″- Siding for end walls

2- 5/8″ Plywood 4’x8′- Roof Decking

2- 5/8 Plywood 20 3/4″x8′ Roof Decking
4- bundles 3-tab shingles
Roofing 1 roll 15# felt Roof underlayment

2- 2×6 69 1/2″- front trim (45 degree each end)
2- 1×6 69 1/2″ back trim (45 degree each end)

8- 1×4 72 1/2″ Outside Corner Trim

2- 1×6 97 1/4″ sidewall trim

2- 1×4 66″ trim(45 degree each end)

1 lbs 12d common nails
3 lbs- 6d common nails
2 lbs- roof tacks

DOOR MATERIAL

1- 2×4 57″- Lintel
1- 2×4 48″- Header

2- 2×4 74″- Jambs
4- 2×4 74″- Uprights
4- 2×4 16 3/4″- Stiles
2- 2×6 16 3/4″- Base
16 – Corner Blocks
2 Pair- 4″ Butt Hinges

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