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4×12 Shed Door Plans

by Ovidiu


This step by step diy project is about 4×12 shed door plans. This is PART 3 of the sturdy narrow garden storage shed with window, where I show you how to build the front 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 lean to 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. See all my Premium Plans HERE.



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4×12 Shed Door Plans




Cut & Shopping Lists

  • M – 2 pieces of 1×4 lumber – 79″ long, 1 piece – 43″ long JAMBS
  • N – 2 pieces of 1×4 lumber – 72″ long, 2 pieces – 36″ long, 1 piece – 29″ long, 1 piece of T1-11 – 36″x79″ long 2xDOOR


 Hammer, Tape measure, Framing square, Level

 Miter saw, Drill machinery, Screwdriver, Sander

 Safety Gloves, Safety Glasses


 One day




Building a shed door

Door jambs - 4x12 shed

Door jambs – 4×12 shed

Fit 1×4 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.



Continue the project by assembling the shed door. Cut the frame of the 1×4 lumber at the right dimensions and lock them into place with 1 1/4″ screws and construction glue. Align the edges flush and make sure the corners are square. Attach the T1-11 siding sheets with 1 1/4″ nails, every 8″ along the framing. The siding panels are the ones you cut out in the previous steps.

Fitting the door - 4x12 lean to shed

Fitting the door – 4×12 lean to shed

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

4x12 Lean to Shed Plans - back view

4×12 Lean to Shed Plans – back view




Make sure you check out the rest of the project, so you learn how to frame the 4×12 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 4×12 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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