8×12 Heavy Duty Shed Door Plans

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This step by step diy project is about 8×12 shed roof plans. This is PART 3 of the sturdy 8×12 storage shed, where I show you how to build the double front doors and the side door. Make sure you check out the first and second part of the project, so you learn how to build the frame of the shed, as well as the roof. You can easily adjust the size and the design of the doors, to suit your needs. 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. 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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8×12 Heavy Duty Shed Door Plans

Building a 8x12 shed

Building a 8×12 shed

 

  • M – 2 pieces of 2×4 lumber – 80″ long, 1 piece – 39″ long JAMBS
  • N – 2 pieces of 2×4 lumber – 32″ long, 2 pieces – 73″ long, 1 piece – 25″ long, 1 piece of T1-11 siding – 32″x80″ long DOOR
  • O – 2 pieces of 2×4 lumber – 80″ long, 1 piece – 79″ long JAMBS
  • P – 2 pieces of 2×4 lumber – 36″ long, 2 pieces – 73″ long, 1 piece – 29″ long, 1 piece of T1-11 siding – 36″x80″ long 2xDOOR
  • R – 4 pieces of 1×4 lumber – 95 1/2″ long, 4 pieces – 97 1/2″ long, 2 pieces – 31″ long, 2 pieces – 36″ long TRIMS

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Building 8×12 double shed doors

Double doors jambs

Double doors jambs

Fit 2×4 jambs around the door opening. Cut the components at the right dimensions and secure the jambs into place with 2 1/2″ screws. Align the edges flush.

Double doors

Double doors

Continue the project by assembling the double shed doors. Cut the frame of the 2×4 lumber at the right dimensions and lock them into place with 2 1/2″ screws and construction glue. Align the edges flush and make sure the corners are square. Attach the T1-11 siding sheets with 2″ nails, every 8″ along the framing.

Fitting the double doors

Fitting the double doors

Fit the double shed doors to the opening and lock them to the jambs with hinges. In addition, install a latch to keep the doors shut.

Side door jambs

Side door jambs

Fit the 2×4 jambs around the side door opening.

Side door

Side door

Assemble the side door, using the same techniques described above.

Fitting the side wall door

Fitting the side wall door

Fit the door into place and use hinges to lock it to the jambs. Install a latch to keep the door locked.

Window trims

Window trims

Fit the trims around the side window.

Side wall trims

Side wall trims

Attach 1×4 trims to the sides of the shed. Align the edges and insert 8d nails to secure them into place.

Front wall trims

Front wall trims

Fit the 1×4 trims to the front and back of the shed, as well. Align the edges with attention and then insert 8d nails to lock them into place tightly.

8x12 Heavy duty Shed Plans

8×12 Heavy duty Shed Plans

Make sure you check out the rest of the project, so you learn how to frame the 8×12 garden shed and how to build the gable roof. See PART 1 and PART 2. In addition, I have lots of other shed projects on the site so I recommend you to browse through all alternatives before starting the building project.

 

 

This woodworking project was about 8×12 double shed door plans free. 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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