10×12 Gable Shed Doors Plans

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This step by step diy project is about 10×12 shed doors and trims plans. This is PART 3 of the shed with front porch project, where I show you how to build the double doors for the storage shed and how to fit the decorative trims. The double side doors will allow and easy access to the interior of the shed. The front door with window add a more practical touch to the shed and a little light, as well. Take a look over the rest of my woodworking plans, if you want to get more building inspiration.

When buying the lumber, you should select the planks with great care, making sure they are straight and without any visible flaws (cracks, knots, twists, decay). Investing in cedar or other weather resistant lumber is a good idea. Use a spirit level to plumb and align the components, before inserting the galvanized screws, otherwise the project won’t have a symmetrical look. If you have all the materials and tools required for the project, you could get the job done in a few day.

 

 

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10×12 Shed with Porch Door Plans

Building a 10x12 gable shed

Building a 10×12 gable shed

 

  • – 2 pieces of 2×4 lumber – 80″ long, 1 piece – 79″ long JAMBS
  • O – 2 pieces of 2×4 lumber – 73″ long, 2 pieces – 36″ long, 1 piece – 29″ long, 1 piece of T1-11 siding – 36″x80″ long 2xDOOR
  • L– 2 pieces of 2×4 lumber – 77″ long, 1 piece – 43″ long JAMBS
  • M – 2 pieces of 2×4 lumber – 70″ long, 2 pieces – 36″ long, 1 piece – 29″ long, 1 piece of T1-11 siding – 36″x77″ long DOOR
  • P – 4 pieces of 1×4 lumber – 94″ long, 2 pieces – 91″ long TRIMS

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Building 10×12 shed doors

Side door jambs

Side door jambs

Fit the 2×4 jambs around the side door opening. Align the edges with attention, drill pilot holes and insert 2 1/2″ screws, every 8″ along the framing.

Door

Door

Build the door panel from T1-11 siding and the trims from 2×4 lumber. Use 1 5/8 screws to lock the panels to the trims. Add glue to the joints and align the edges flush. The door panel is the piece you have cut out when installing the sheets to the front wall.

Fitting the side door

Fitting the side door

Fit the door to the front of the shed. Align the edges with attention and use hinges to lock them to the jambs. Make sure the doors open and close easily and then install the latch.

Building the double doors

Building the double doors

Build the double doors in the same manner described above. Use T1-11 siding and 2×4 lumber.

Double door jambs

Double door jambs

Next, you need to build jambs for the double doors. Cut the jambs from 2×4 lumber and secure them to the wall with 2 1/2″ screws.

Fitting the double doors

Fitting the double doors

Fit the double doors into place and lock them to the jambs with hinges. Make sure the doors open and close easily and then use a latch to lock the doors into place tightly.

Side wall trims

Side wall trims

Fit the 1×4 trims to the corners. Align the edges with attention and insert 2″ nails, every 8″ along the framing.

Front wall trims

Front wall trims

Fit the 1×4 trims to the front and back of the shed. Align the edges with attention and insert 2 1/2″ nails, very 8″ along the framing.

10x12 shed with front doors plans

10×12 shed with front doors plans

Last but not least, you need take care of the finishing touches. Fill the holes with wood putty and then smooth the surface with 120-220 grit sandpaper. Apply a few coats of paint or stain to the components, so you can protect them from decay and so you can enhance the look of the shelter. Check out PART 1 and PART 2 of the shed, so you can learn everything you need to know about building the floor, walls and roof for the shed.

 

 

This woodworking project was about 10×12 shed doors plans. If you want to see more outdoor plans, check out the rest of our step by step projects and follow the instructions to obtain a professional result.

 

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