This step by step diy project is about 14×20 shed doors and trims plans. This is PART 3 of the 14×20 lean to shed project, where I show you how to build the double doors for the storage shed 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. 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. See all my Premium Plans HERE.
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14×20 Lean to Shed Doors Plans
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- N – 2 pieces of 2×4 lumber – 80″ long, 1 piece – 43″ long JAMBS
- O – 1 piece of T1-11 siding – 36″x80″ long, 2 pieces of 2×4 lumber – 36″ long, 2 pieces – 73″ long, 1 piece – 29″ long DOOR
- P – 2 pieces of 1×4 lumber – 89″ long, 1 piece – 234 1/4″ long, 2 pieces – 89 1/2″ long, 1 piece – 163″ long, 1 piece – 20 1/2″ long, 1 piece – 99 1/4″ long, 4 pieces – 116 1/2″ long, 2 pieces – 69 3/4″ long, 2 pieces – 76 1/2″ long, 1 piece – 103″ long, 2 pieces – 31″ long, 2 pieces – 42″ long TRIMS
- 6 piece of 2×4 lumber – 8′
- 1 piece of T1-11 siding – 4’x8′
- 10 pieces of 1×4 lumber – 8′
- 1 piece of 1×4 lumber – 20′
- 6 pieces of 1×4 lumber – 10′
- 2 pieces of 1×4 lumber – 14′
- 2 1/2″ screws, 3 1/2″ screws, 1 5/8″ screws
- 4d nails, 16d nails, 6d nails
- wood filler , wood glue, stain/paint
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How to build shed doors
Build the door panels from T1-11 siding and the trims from 2×4 lumber. Use 2″ screws to lock the panels to the trims. Add glue to the joints and align the edges flush.
Attach 2×4 boards around the door opening. Align the edges flush, drill pilot holes and insert 2 1/2″ screws, every 8″ along the framing.
Fit the door to the opening and align the edges flush. Attach hinges to lock the door to the jambs. Install a latch to lock the door tightly.
Fit 1×4 trims to the back wall of the shed. Align the edges with attention and insert 2″ nails, every 8″ along the framing.
Fit the 1×4 trims to the sides of the of the shed.
Fit the shed of the other side of the shed, as well. Align the edges with attention and insert 2″ nails to lock the trims into place tightly. Fit the window to the opening and then attach the decorative trims.
Install the 8′ roll up door to the front of the shed. Fit the trims to the front of the shed.
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.
This woodworking project was about 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.