14×20 Barn Shed Doors Plans

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This step by step diy project is about 14×20 gambrel shed roof plans. This is PART 3 of the large barn shed project, where I show you how to build the doors and how to attach the decorateive trims to the exterior of the shed. Make sure you check the local codes and make adjustments to the plans, if required. 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.

 

 

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14×20 Barn Shed Doors Plans

Building a 14x20 gambrel shed

Building a 14×20 gambrel shed

 

  • N – 2 pieces of 2×4 lumber – 80 3/4″ long, 1 piece – 103″ long JAMBS
  • O – 1 piece of T1-11 siding – ” long, 2 pieces of 2×4 lumber – 73 3/4″x48″ long, 2 pieces – 48″ long, 1 piece – 41″ long 2xDOOR
  • P – 2 pieces of 2×4 lumber – 80 3/4″ long, 1 piece – 43″ long JAMBS
  • R – 1 piece of T1-11 siding – ” long, 2 pieces of 2×4 lumber – 73 3/4″x36″ long, 2 pieces – 36″ long, 1 piece – 29″ long DOOR
  • Q – 8 pieces of 1×4 lumber – 94 3/4″ long, 2 pieces – 164 3/4″ long, 2 pieces – 30″ long, 2 pieces – 37″ long TRIMS

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Building a 14×20 gambrel shed doors

 

Side Door jambs

Side Door jambs

Fit 2×4 lumber around the side door opening. Cut the components at the right dimensions and then secure them into place with 3 1/2″ screws. Drill pilot holes to prevent the wood from splitting.

Side door

Side door

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

Fitting the side door

Fitting the side door

Fit the door to the side opening and align the edges with attention. Install hinges to lock the door into place tightly and then make sure it opens and closes easily. Install a latch to lock the door into place.

Front jambs

Front jambs

Fit the 2×4 jambs around the front door opening with 3 1/2″ screws.

Front door

Front door

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

Fitting the Double doors

Fitting the Double doors

Fit the double doors to the front of the shed. Align the edges with attention and secure them to the jambs with hinges. Make sure the doors open and close properly and then install the latch. Work with attention for a professional result.

Side trims

Side trims

Fit the 1×4 trims to the sides of the barn shed. Align the edges with attention and insert 2″ nails to lock the trims into place tightly.

Fitting the front trims

Fitting the front trims

Fit the 1×4 trims to the front and back of the shed. Align the edges with attention and make sure the edges are flush, for a professional result.

14x20 gambrel shed plans

14×20 gambrel shed plans

Take care of the finishing touches, as a last step of the project. Fill the holes with wood putty, smooth the surface and then apply a few coats of paint or stain to enhance the look of the shed. 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 2 of the shed, so you learn how to build the double doors.

 

 

This woodworking project was about 14×20 barn 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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