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DIY 16×16 Gable Shed

by Ovidiu


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DIY 16×16 Gable Shed















From Debra Lewis, 

We followed your terrific step by step plans for framing and finishing a 16’X16’ storage shed. We altered our plans in that we used a metal roof, pre-built trusses 16” OC and used vertical vinyl board and batten on the exterior. Your step one guide for doing the framing was incredibly helpful. My husband and I have done several home DIY projects together over our 30+ years of marriage but have never done a metal roof or installed siding.

Good project and we completed it start to finish for $6700. We priced similar pre-build sheds that would need to be assembled onsite with similar finishes (metal roof, vinyl siding, garage door) and that same shed would have been $15,000+. Nice savings for us! Thank you for the great plans.



From Plans: http://myoutdoorplans.com/shed/16×16-gable-shed-plans/

Difficulty Level: easy

Time Required:

Total Cost: $6700





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1 comment

Ovidiu -

Thank you for sharing. You did an amazing job with the shed plans. I totally love it and I am grateful of you taking the time to take pictures during the project. Much appreciated by the community!


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