This step by step diy project is about 10×16 horse barn with tack room roof plans. This is PART 2 of the free 10×16 run in shed, where I show you how to build the saltbox roof. In addition, I show you how to fit the 1×10 boards to the sides of the horse shed. 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, as it will pay off on the long run. Use a spirit level to plumb and align the components, before inserting the galvanized screws, otherwise the project won’t have a symmetrical look.
Projects made from these plans
10×16 Horse Barn with Tack Room Roof Plans
- D – 40 piece of 1×10 lumber – 8′ long, 20 pieces – 10′ long SLATS
- E – 27 pieces of 1×2 lumber – 8′ long, 9 pieces – 14 1/2″ long BATTENS
- G – 1 piece of 2×4 lumber – 72″ long, 1 piece – 84″ long, 1 piece – 81″ long 13xTRUSS
- J – 2 pieces of 2×6 lumber – 84 1/4″ long, 2 pieces – 72 1/4″ long, 2 pieces of 1×6 lumber – 196 1/2″ long TRIMS
- J – 4 piece of 3/4″ plywood – 48″x96″ long, 2 pieces – 24″x48″ long, 1 piece – 24″x96″ long, 2 pieces – 36″x48″ long, 1 piece – 36″x96″ long ROOF
- K – 220 sq ft of tar paper, 220 sq ft of asphalt shingles ROOFING
- L – 56 pieces of 1×8 oak – 48″ long, 16 pieces – 96″ long KICKBOARDS
- 40 piece of 1×10 lumber – 8′
- 20 piece of 1×10 lumber – 10′
- 13 pieces of 2×4 lumber – 8′
- 7 pieces of 2×4 lumber – 10′
- 4 pieces of 2×6 lumber – 8′
- 2 pieces of 1×6 lumber – 18′
- 44 pieces of 1×8 oak – 8′
- 220 sq ft of tar paper, 220 sq ft of asphalt shingles
- rafter ties
- tar paper
- 2 1/2″ nails
- 1 5/8″ screws
- 2 1/2″ screws, 3 1/2″ screws
- framing nails
- wood filler , wood glue, stain/paint
Building a 10×16 saltbox shed roof
The first step of the project is to attach the 1×10 slats to the back of the shed. Align the edges with attention and make sure there are no gaps between them. Use 2″ nails to secure the slats into place.
Fit the 1×10 slats to the front of the shed, as well. As you can see in the plans, you need to make a few cuts so you can fit the slats around the openings.
The next step of the project is to build the rafters for the run in shed saltbox roof. Use a miter saw to make 18.4 degrees cuts to one end of the 2×4 boards. In addition, make the birdsmouth cuts to the boards, as shown in the diagram.
Lay the rafters on a level surface and leave no gaps between them. Use a 2×4 lumber for the bottom rafters. Make the angle cuts to both ends of the boards and then secure it to the rafters with 2 1/2′ screws. Make sure you align the edges with attention.
Fit the trusses to the top of the shed and place the every 16″ on center. Plumb the trusses with a spirit level and use rafter ties to lock them into place tightly.
Fit the 1×10 slats to the sides of the shed. Use a circular saw to make the angle cuts to the top of the slats. Align the edges with attention and secure the slats to the framing with 2″ nails.
Use 3/4″ plywood for the roof sheets. Cut the sheets at the dimensions shown in the diagram. Lay the sheets to the roof structure and then secure them into place with 1 5/8″ screws, every 8″ along the framing.
Use 2×6 lumber for the side roof trims. Mark the cut lines on the 2×6 boards and then get the job done with a saw. Fit the trims to the sides of the shed and align the edges with attention. Drill pilot holes and insert 3 1/2″ screws to lock them into place tightly.
Fit the 1×6 trims to the front and to the back of the shed roof. Align the edges with attention and use 2 1/2″ screws to secure the trims into place tightly.
Fit the tar paper to the roof of the shed and then install the asphalt shingles. Make sure you read the manufacturer’s instructions so you can install the shingles properly.
Fit the 1×6 oak kickboards to the horse shelter. Align the edges with attention and then use 2 1/2″ nails to secure them into place. Leave no gaps between the boards.
Next, fit the boards to the back of the horse shelter.
Last but not least, install the kickboards to the sides of the horse shelter.
Install 1×8 kickboards to the partition wall between the tack room and the horse shelter.
Make sure you take a look over PART 3 of the project so you learn how to build the doors and how to take care of the finishing touches.
I have lots of other shed projects on the site so I recommend you to browse through all alternatives before starting the building project. See all my shed projects HERE. Moreover, check out PART 1 of the shed, so you learn how to build the frame of the shed. Check out PART 3 of the shed, so you learn how to build the double doors.
This woodworking project was about 10×16 run in shed roof 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.