We are currently experiencing technical difficulties with our phone lines, we apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. This large 8x10 Suncast plastic storage shed is one of the largest sheds in our Suncast range. Before getting the job started, we strongly recommend you to check the local building codes, as there are cases in which these plans might not fit the legal requirements. After building the frame of the utility shed, you need to continue the outdoor project by fitting the rafters and installing the asphalt shingles. Top Tip: Building trusses and fitting them to the frame would take longer and be more costly, as compared to installing a ridge board and regular rafters.
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Top Tip: Install the shingles starting with the left- bottom of the roof, after fitting the starting course.
Fitting the trims to the ends of the rafters will not only enhance the look of the utility shed, but it will also add value to your construction. Ideally, the asphalt shingles have to overhang about 1-2” over the trims, otherwise the water might damage the wood over the long-term. Building a front door for the small shed is just a straight forward project, as you just need to use the piece of siding cut out when installing the front face of the shed.
Top Tip: Fill the holes with putty, let it dry out and sand the wooden surfaces with 120-grit sandpaper, before applying several coats of paint to the exterior siding and trims. This woodworking project was about building a shed roof. 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. In a stunning vanilla colour with stoney coloured doors and a slate colour roof, this 8x10 Suncast plastic storage shed is a perfect choice for any larger sized garden.
After building the frame of the shed, you need to make it waterproof by installing the rafters and the roofing sheets.
In addition, if a building permit is required, you need to consult a specialized engineer to plan everything according to the codes. There are many ways you can get the job done, but in this article we show you the easiest method. In order to get the job done properly, we recommend you to overlap the strips at least 2”. It is essential to align all the components at both ends, before driving in the finishing nails trough the trims into the rafters. Next, attach 1×3 trims to the door and around the opening, as you can see in the image. In order to get the job done as a professional, check the joints between the components and make sure all screws are inserted properly. Constructed from steel reinforced durable double wall resin and made from an exclusive durable blow moulded technology which composes this Tremont shed is one of the toughest plastic sheds on the market.
There are many shapes and plans you could choose from, but in these plans we show you how to build a gable roof with a 15?. In this manner, you will be able to attach the rafters directly to the top ridge, without having to assemble any roof truss. Use a spirit level to plumb the supports and to make sure the ridge board is horizontal, before driving in the 3” wood screws. Connect the tongue and groove plywood sheets together, using the pattern you can see in the plans. The metal reinforced shingle style roof panels add to the mighty build and has excellent water run off preventing any water damage to the shed. If you follow the detailed instructions, you can build the simple roof in just a few days, with the help of a friend. The roof of this 8x10 shed has been fitted with six skylights allowing for natural light to flood into the shed making it bright and airy inside. This large 8x10 Suncast plastic shed has a massive 574 cubic foot capacity meaning this shed is designed to house lots of items and 2 corner shelves will allow easier storage of smaller tools. The two doors have metal handles which are padlock-able (not supplied) which if required will add security to your shed.
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