Cost Effective - Our shed plans are designed to make your shed simple and inexpensive to build.
Easy To Build From - Professionally drawn with step by step instructions to show both an old pro or a first time framer how to build a shed. (see the plans example below).
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Materials List - Easily get bids and use the list numbering system to know what part goes where.
The 12x16 small barn plans include:
Storage loft - The multi pitched roof adds 168 sf. of useable loft area inside the shed. The loft is accessible from the exterior of the shed via a 4'x3' double door.
8'-1" wall height - Gives you plenty of head room and still use a home built or factory built door.
Home Built Doors - Build your own custom doors or purchase pre-hung factory build doors.
2 Foundations - Skid, concrete slab
12x16 Gambrel Storage Shed with 4' Porch Floor Plans
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12x16 Gambrel Shed Plans with porch plans Include The Following:
Alternalte Options: The 12x16 gambrel barn shed plans can be built with either factory built doors or you can build the doors using the door plans included with the shed plans.
Materials List:The 12x16 gambrel barn shed plans come with a complete materials list that is broken down by parts of the shed.
2 Foundations: There are 2 different foundations are included in the plans; Wood skid and concrete slab
Floor: 2x6 floor joists at 16" on center with 3/4" floor sheathing.
Walls Framing: 2x4 framing at 16" on center with a double top plate, just like a home is framed.
Wall Height: The shed wall height is 8'-1".
Doors: The 12x16 shed has 2 doors, the double doors make a 6'-0" x 6'-8" opening. You can either build the doors using the included door plans or purchase factory built pre-hung doors.
Windows: The plans call for 3 - 2626 windows (2'-6" x 2'-6"). This is a standard window size that can be ordered from any window company. You may add other windows on the other walls if desired.
Siding: Textured Plywood siding with 1-1/2" battens at 12" on center are shown on the plans. You may add or substitute other sidings such as cedar shingles or horizontal lap siding.
Roof: The roof is framed using 2x4's to build the trusses. It is sheeted with 1/2" O.S.B. The plans give you the dimensions and cut angles so you can build the roof rafters on the ground and then put them up on the top plates.
Roof Overhang: 12" on the front and back. 6" on the sides.
Roofing = Metal roofing or asphalt shingles may be used.
Trim = 1x3 and 1x6 wood, masonite or cement trim materials are used to finish the corners, roof eves, facia, and door.
Floor Load: 50 pounds per square foot for framed floors.
Example Of The 12x16 Gambrel Barn with a Porch Shed Plans.