This step by step diy project is about 8×10 shed doors and trims plans. This is PART 3 of the 8×10 lean to storage shed project, where I show you how to build the front double doors and how to fit the decorative trims. 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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8×10 Shed Doors Plans
- L – 2 pieces of 2×4 lumber – 75 3/4″ long, 1 piece – 79″ long JAMBS
- M – 2 pieces of 2×4 lumber – 68 3/4″ long, 2 pieces – 36″ long, 1 piece – 29″ long, 1 piece of T1-11 siding – 36″x75 3/4″ long 2xDOOR
- N – 2 pieces of 1×4 lumber – 82 1/2″ long, 2 pieces – 107″ long, 2 pieces – 106 3/4″ long, 2 pieces – 83 1/4″long TRIMS
Building shed doors for a 8×10 lean to shed
Use 1×4 lumber for the side trims. Use a miter saw to make cuts to the top of the trims and then secure them into place with 2″ nails.
Fit the 1×4 trims to the back of the shed. Align the edges flush and insert 2″ nails to secure them into place tightly.
Fit the 1×4 trims to the front of the shed. Align the edges and insert 2″ nails to lock them into place tightly.
Fit 2×4 lumber around the door opening. Align the edges with attention and insert 2 1/2″ screws to secure them to the framing, every 8″.
Build the door panels 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.
Fit the doors to the opening and secure them into place with hinges. Install a latch, as well. This double doors will allow you an easy access inside, if you have to move large items. Moreover, you can build a shed ramp, if you want to store a lawn mower, for example.
This lean to shed is super easy to build and it surprisingly roomy. You can store lots of items inside the shed, if you build some shelves to use the space efficiently.
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.
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