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What You Need to Know About DIY Shed Building and Design

I've built dozens of wood sheds and now know exactly what to focus on and what's a waste of time.

This article will break down the ins and outs of designing, planning, and building your own DIY wood shed.

This article will break down the ins and outs of designing, planning, and building your own DIY wood shed.

Before You Start Building That Shed

I consider myself a wood shed plans expert, having built dozens of wood sheds. And the two most important things I consider when buying DIY shed plans are space planning and shed location.

At this point in the process, I don't get distracted thinking about matching home colors, characters, or building styles. I don't waste my time on free plans, store-bought sheds, or readymade, mail-order kit solutions. Been there, done that.

Plus, free means lack of user feedback, and you get absolutely no customer support. Store-bought and readymade, mail-order sheds are flimsy, profit-driven solutions that I've always had to tear apart and modify too much to get the storage space to work or to match the character and style of the home.