14×16 Gable Shed Doors

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This step by step diy project is about 14×16 gable shed doors plans. This is PART 3 of the storage shed project, where I show you how to frame the double doors and how to install them to the front opening. Moreover, I give you a few tips on how to fit the window trims. Take a look over the rest of my woodworking plans, if you want to get more building inspiration. Remember that you need to select the site for the shed with attention and that you have to comply with a few legal regulations.

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. If you have all the materials and tools required for the project, you could get the job done in about a day.

 

 

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14×16 Gable Shed Doors

Building a 14x16 shed

Building a 14×16 shed

 

  • N – 2 pieces of 2×4 lumber – 87 1/2″ long, 1 pieces – 79″ long JAMBS
  • O – 1 piece of T1-11 siding – 36″x77 1/2″ long, 2 pieces of 2×4 lumber – 36″ long, 2 pieces – 80 1/2″ long, 1 piece – 29″ long 2xDOOR
  • P – 2 pieces of 1×4 lumber – 36″ long, 2 pieces – 43″ long TRIMS

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How to build double doors

Fitting the jambs

Fitting the jambs

First of all, you need to attach the 2×4 jambs around the door opening. Cut all the components at the right dimensions and then secure them into place with 2 1/2″ screws. Drill pilot holes before inserting the screws, for a professional result.

Building the door

Building the door

Use T1-11 siding for the door panels and 2×4 lumber for the trims. Lay the panels on a level surface and then attach the trims. Leave no gaps between the components, drill pilot holes and insert 1 5/8″ screws. Make sure the edges are flush, otherwise the doors won’t fit into place properly.

Fitting the double doors

Fitting the double doors

Fit the double doors to the opening and then secure them to the jambs with hinges. Fit a latch so you can lock the doors into place tightly. Make sure the doors open and close properly, before talking care of the finishing touches.

Fitting the window trims

Fitting the window trims

Fit 1×4 trims around the double doors. Align the edges with attention, then use 2″ brad nails to lock the trims into place tightly.

14x16 Shed Plans

14×16 Shed Plans

Fill the holes with wood putty and smooth the surface with 120-220 grit sandpaper. Apply a few coats of paint or stain over the components for a professional result.

14x16 Shed Plans - Front view

14×16 Shed Plans – Front view

If you have’t looked over PART 1 yet, I recommend you to do it, as it will show everything you want to know about building the frame of the shed. In PART 2 of the project I show you how to frame the gable roof. This is a large shed that you can easily convert into a workshop.

 

 

This woodworking project was about 14×16 garden shed doors. 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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