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8x8 Short Gambrel Shed Plans
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Emailed Plans: $14.99
(8 1/2" x 11" Emailed PDF

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(8 1/2" x 11" Postal mailed)

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  • FREE - How To Build A Shed eBook included with every shed plans purchase.
  • 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 8x8 Gambrel Barn Shed plans include:

  • 8'-0" Total height - The 8' overall height is achieved by using a treated lumber floor system on a gravel bed. This eliminates the foundation rails. The shed walls are 3'-8" tall.
  • Home Built Door - Build your own custom door using detailed door building plans
  • Gravel Foundation -The foundation is made by using a gravel bed.

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How To Frame a Gambrel Roof Rafter Watch and learn how to frame a gambrel roof rafter or gambrel roof truss for the 8x8 gambrel shed plan with short walls.

8x8 Gambrel Shed Plans Include The Following:

  • Materials List:The 8x8 gambrel shed barn plans come with a complete materials list that is broken down by parts of the shed.
  • Foundation: The foundation is made by leveling a bed of crushed gravel. The floor framing sets directly on top of the gravel bed.
  • Floor: Pressure treated 2x6 floor joists with 3/4" Pressure treated 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 5'-4". The gambrel barn roof makes the height inside over 9' tall!
  • Door: 2'-9" x 5'-9 1/2" door is built using sandwich construction for strength and durability. The shed door is built using a 2x4 inner frame faced on the inside with 1/2" O.S.B. and on the outside there is a layer of T-111 to match the rest of the shed. We use 3 hinges on the doors and the screws go into the inner 2x4 frame of the door to give extra strength.
  • Siding: T-111 exterior siding. Other sidings such as vinyl or board and batten may be used.
  • 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 Pitch: The gambrel roof has a double roof pitch.
  • Roof Overhang: 6" on the eves and soffits
  • Roofing: Asphalt shingles.
  • Trim: 1x4 wood, masonite or cement trim materials are used to finish the corners, roof eves and facia, and door.
  • Floor Load: 50 pounds per square foot for framed floors. You don't want your shed floor to feel spongy.

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