10×24 Gambrel Shed Roof Plans

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This step by step diy project is about 10×24 barn shed roof plans. This is PART 2 of the storage shed project, where I show you everything you want to know about framing the barn shaped roof. 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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10×24 Gambrel Shed Roof Plans

Building a 10x24 gambrel shed

Building a 10×24 gambrel shed

 

  • I – 4 pieces of T1-11 siding – 48″x57 1/4″ long, 2 pieces – 24″x62 1/4″ long SIDING
  • J – 76 pieces of 2×6 lumber – 48″ long TRUSSES
  • J – 8 pieces of 2×6 lumber – 48″ long, 16 pieces – 4 1/4″ long 2xOVERHNAG
  • J – 4 pieces of 2×4 lumber – 50 1/2″ long SUPPORTS
  • K – 8 pieces of 3/4″ plywood – 8″x48″ long, 10 pieces – 48″x96″ long, 4 pieces – 48″x48″ long ROOF
  • M – 330 sq ft of tar paper, 330 sq ft of asphalt shingles ROOFING
  • N – 8 pieces of 1×4 lumber – 96″ long, 4 pieces – 31″ long, 4 pieces – 36″ long TRIMS
  • O – 2 pieces of 2×4 lumber – 89″ long, 1 piece – 39″ long JAMBS
  • P – 1 piece of T1-11 siding – 32″x87″ long, 2 pieces of 2×4 lumber – 82″ long, 2 pieces – 32″ long, 1 piece – 25″ long SIDE DOOR
  • R – 2 pieces 2×4 lumber – 89″ long, 1 piece – 79″ long JAMBS
  • S – 1 piece of T1-11 siding – 36″x87 1/2″ long, 2 pieces of 2×4 lumber – 36″ long, 2 pieces – 30 1/2″ long, 1 piece – 29″ long DOOR

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How to build a 10×24 barn shed roof

Building the rafters

Building the rafters

The first step of the project is to build the rafters from 2×6 lumber. Use a miter saw to make 22.5 degree cuts at both ends of the rafters.

Making the bird mouths cut

Making the bird mouths cut

Use a saw to make the birdmouths cuts to the base rafters.

Fitting the gussets

Fitting the gussets

Use 1/2″ plywood for the gussets. Mark the cut lines on the plywood sheet and get the job done with a saw. Fit the gussets over the joints and then lock them to the joints with 1 5/8″ screws.

Fitting the trusses to the 10x24 gambrel shed

Fitting the trusses to the 10×24 gambrel shed

Fit the trusses to the top of the barn shed. Fit the trusses every 16″ on center and then plumb them vertically with a spirit level. Use rafter ties to secure the trusses into place tightly.

Gambrel end supports

Gambrel end supports

Use 2×4 lumber for the gambrel end supports of the barn shed. Make 22.5 degree cuts to one end of the supports and drill pocket holes at both ends. Fit the supports into place and insert 2 1/2″ screws to lock them tightly.

Gambrel end panels

Gambrel end panels

Cut the sheets for the gambrel ends and then lock them to the supports with 6-8d nails, every 8″. Leave no gaps between the sheets for a professional result.

Assembling the front and back overhangs

Assembling the front and back overhangs

The next step of the project is to assemble the overhangs. Drill pilot holes through the rafters and insert 2 1/2″ screws into the blockings.

Fitting the overhangs

Fitting the overhangs

Fit the overhangs to the front and back of the barn shed. Align the edges with attention, drill pilot holes and insert 3 1/2″ screws to lock the overhangs to the shed frame.

Fitting the roof sheets - 10x24 gambrel shed

Fitting the roof sheets – 10×24 gambrel shed

Use 1/2″ plywood for the roof of the barn. Cut all the sheets to the right dimensions and then attach them to the roof of the barn shed. Use 1 5/8″ screws to secure the panels into place, every 8″ along the rafters.

Fitting the roofing

Fitting the roofing

Cover the roof of the shed with roofing felt, making sure the strips overlap at least 2″. Secure the tar paper to the plywood sheets with roofing staples. In addition, cut a large piece for the top ridge. Fit the side drip edges over the roofing felt, while the bottom drip edges should be fit under.

Read the instructions labeled on the asphalt shingle packs before installing them into place tightly. Start with the bottom left side of the roof and install them all the way to the top.

Fitting the jambs

Fitting the jambs

Use 2×4 lumber for the door jambs. Align the edges flush and insert 3 1/2″ screws to lock them into place tightly. Insert the screws every 8″ along the frame.

Double doors

Double doors

Use 5/8″ T1-11 siding for the door panels. Use 2×4 lumber for the door frame. Drill pocket holes and insert 2 1/2″ screws to assemble the frame for the doors. Attach the panels to the frames with 2″ nails and glue. Align the edges flush.

Fitting the front doors - 8x20 barn shed

Fitting the front doors – 8×20 barn shed

Fit the double doors to the opening and align the edges flush. Attach hinges to secure the doors into place tightly. Install a latch to lock the doors together tightly.

Door Jambs for the side door - diy shed

Door Jambs for the side door – diy shed

Attach the jambs around the side door.

Side door - 10x24 shed

Side door – 10×24 shed

Build the side wall for the barn shed, using the same techniques described above.

Fitting the side door

Fitting the side door

Fit the door to the opening and lock it to the jambs with hinges. Set a latch.

Fitting the window trims

Fitting the window trims

Fit the windows to the sides of the shed. Attach the decorative trims around the windows.

Fitting the trims to the 10x24 shed

Fitting the trims to the 10×24 shed

This barn shed is easy to build. Make sure you take a look over PART 1 of the shed project, to learn how to build the frame for the storage shed.

10x24 Gambrel Shed - Free DIY Plans

10×24 Gambrel Shed – Free DIY Plans

This is a shed that you’ll never regret building. This shed is built on a super sturdy 2×4 framing and it features double front doors for easy access. In addition, the shed also comes with a side door and two windows, so you can get a lot of light side the shelter.

 

 

This woodworking project was about 10×24 barn shed roof 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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