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Add a little space to your yard by building your own DIY shed and have the perfect place for storing all of your outdoor equipment and tools.

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10 Common Things a Homeowner Can Be Fined For

Here's a look at things that can lead to sometimes hefty fines, depending on local laws and covenants, along with ways to avoid them.

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Electrical Wiring: How to Run Electrical Wire Outside

The easiest way to bring electricity to a shed, garden or lamppost


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How to Build a Shed on the Cheap

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We designed this shed with money saving in mind. Even...


How to Build a Garden Shed Addition

Plenty of storage for outdoor tools and toys, only a step away from your back door


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How to Pour a Concrete Slab Successfully: 31 Tips

Building a shed this spring? Before you can even think about raising the walls, it’s imperative to have a solid...

Outdoor Storage Locker

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A little garden and lawn mower shed that spells big...


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How to Estimate a Concrete Order

Calculate concrete prices and how many cubic yards of concrete you need for a walk, driveway or basement. How much...

How to Build a Shed: 2011 Garden Shed

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Want to build this stellar storage shed? The full project...


Pavilion Shed Plans

The perfect blend of entertaining space and storage shed.


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The 2017 Double-Duty Pub Shed

The perfect party spot, plus tons of storage. This pub shed features both a shaded patio and bar. And lets...


Garden Closet Storage Project

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This compact outdoor closet fits in a small yard and...

DIY Shed Building Tips

Must-read pro advice on everything from floors to roofs, windows and doors—plus, how to save time and money on your...


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How to Build a Game Day Shed

A wide-open design perfect for work and play.


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15 Shed Building Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

The Family Handyman editors have decades of experience building sheds. Here, they share their top lessons learned, so you can...


How to Build a Post and Beam Pavilion

Does it seem like whenever you want to spend your day off outside, the weather foils your plans? Rain and...


Finally Build Your Dream Shed

Build your dream shed with easy access, storage galore and a private porch for lounging. Here's how to do it:

10 Awesome DIY Cabin Projects

Just because you're away from home doesn't mean you have to give up your home improvements! Here are 10 DIY...


Severe Weather Guide: How to tie big items down

You've probably seen the photos of plastic drinking straws driven into telephone poles during a hurricane. If high winds can...


2016 Shed

Materials List and Shed Construction Drawings for the Multipurpose Shed in the July/August 2016 issue.


2015 Shed Drawings and Material List

Materials List and Shed Construction Drawings for the Perfectly Practical Shed in the July/August 2015 issue.


2014 Shed

Materials List and Shed Construction Drawings for the 2014 Ultimate Garden Shed


Dream Shed Made Easy

Materials List and Shed Construction Drawings for the 2013 Dream Shed Made Easy


How to Build a Shed With a Front Porch

Materials List and Shed Construction Drawings for the 2012 Shed With a Front Porch


Tips for Building a Storage Shed

Here are some great tips for building a yard shed that will make it easier to build, a pleasure to...

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2010 Shed

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Schoolhouse Storage Shed

If you've got big storage needs and are looking for style, this is the shed for you.


Roof Flashing Techniques for Outside Corners

Make roof dormers and other outside corners leakproof


Homemade Tool Caddy

How to create a simple tool caddy for your garage or shed.