Build Your Own Efficient DIY Garden Shed


If the garage is full to bursting and you can’t find the space to kick off your starter seeds, it might be time to invest in a good old shed. Not only can a humble garden shed provide adequate space for keeping gardening tools, but it can also be a great base to start seedlings, and it will add value to your property, too.

Well, we have found the ultimate garden shed! Lots of storage space, great natural light, big doors! We think you’ll agree that it’s hard to beat.

What are the benefits of building your own DIY Garden Shed?

This shed is designed to resemble the classic American chicken coop. Its walls are made with OSB, which is cheaper than plywood. Tarpaper is used to protect the walls, as well as the roof, during winter. Green shingles complement the color of the shed.

Cost-efficient. A garden shed is a fundamental investment. Unfortunately, a lot of farmers are unable to buy it. This is why we recommend building your own DY garden shed. DIY garden sheds materials are not expensive, you will just have to dedicate your time to build one.

Additional storage needs. DIY garden sheds are perfect for your additional storage needs. You can use these sheds to free up space on your land and organize items scattered throughout.

With its simple architectural design, this garden shed provides a spacious room that welcomes natural light and air. It’s also versatile and can be used in a variety of ways.

DIY Garden Shed

What are the materials needed to build your own Garden Shed?

It’s spacious enough that you can use it as a workshop. There’s a lot of space for your gardening and building tools. You can also use it for relaxation, and turn it into a garden room. Perfect for a quiet afternoon while reading a book and sipping your favorite beverage.

Would you like one in your backyard?

You’ll need these materials:

  • 2×6 Rafters
  • Hallow Blocks
  • 4×4 Post
  • 2” thick Lumber
  • 1×4 Cedar Board
  • Green-treat Plywood – flooring, and doors
  • Green-treated Floor Framing
  • OSB
  • Roof Shingles
  • Deck Screws
  • Nails
  • Tarpaper
  • Door Hinges
  • Door Handles
  • Bolt Lock
  • Window Frames
  • Fascia Boards and Trim

And these tools:

  • Table Saw
  • Drill
  • Hammer
  • Frame/Gun Nailer
  • Tape Measure
  • Sander
  • Sealer/Caulking Gun

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Unfortunately, the link to the original project is no longer active but the simple design should allow you to draw your own plans with little difficulty.


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