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Save time and money with our wide selection of do it yourself shed plans. Start today! Most of our plans are available to download instantly at checkout. From a simple storage shed plan to an amazing backyard playhouse, when you buy a DIY-Plan from us, you are guaranteed a great plan at a great value.

Our shed plans are easy to build thanks to our thorough and easy to follow instructions. All of our shed plans come with twice the plan pages compared to the competition, a tool list, a cut list, and a material list in excel format so you can calculate the exact cost of your project.

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This free 3 feet by four feet dog house is unique because it takes the back ache out of doggy duties. It features a hinged roof so that it is easy to clean or add food and water. Just lift the top and there you go. The dog house is built with sturdy 1X2 studs and features foam insulation to keep your pet warm during the cold winter months. This plan is free for instant download. This is a great example of what DIY-Plans.com offers with all of its plans.
12 Sq Ft
plan on sale$0.00
Cost to Build: $50 to $100
This 4X10 Lean to shed is a deep and wide shed roof plan. It is meant to fill a big space and provide lots of storage. It's designed with simple building techniques so any diy'er could build it. It features a window so the shed will have lots of natural light. It's big enough to store all your old junk, tools, and gardening supplies.
40 Sq Ft
plan on sale$11.99
Cost to Build: $600 to $800
You will love this barn inspired Gambrel shed plan. This Gambrel shed can be used as a storage area, as a mini barn, as tack storage room, or as a garden storage shed.
This Gambrel style shed is 10 feet wide by 12 feet long.  It includes a large DIY door with step by step instructions for building it yourself. 
Windows are also do it yourself with instructions on how to build them.
DIY Gambrel Trusses easy to build and plans include a template for correct angle cuts.And as always, a material list is included.  It comes as an excel document so you can manually enter prices from your lumberyard to figure out the exact cost your shed will be.

Feel free to contact us if you have any questions regarding this or any other plan.  We pride ourselves in quick, responsive customer service.
120 Sq Ft
plan on sale$15.99
Cost to Build: $1,200 to $2,400
This is an 6' x 10' Saltbox Style Plan
If you are looking for a unique design the saltbox may be a good option. With very little experience you can follow our detailed plans and after a few weekends have yourself a storage shed that will stand out in the neighborhood.
This plan is a Traditional New England Saltbox Style Shed. It has a roof line where one side is longer and usually running to the back wall. The other side is shorter giving you a larger front wall for better head room for a door. When you want a narrow shed with the door on the side this plan works well. This design is very attractive shed. You as usual have the option to upgrade to a lap siding which looks very nice with a Salt Box Style shed. It is wonderful shed for storing any garden or lawn equipment.
60 Sq Ft
$12.99
Cost to Build: $600 to $1,200
Save money by purchasing a complete series of sheds.  This series includes 8 shed plans that are sized 8x16.  That includes the following:

8x16 Gable Shed
8x16 Gable Pre Hung Door (8 ft tall walls)
8x16 Gable with Porch
8x16 Gambrel Shed Plan
8x16 Garden Shed Plan
8x16 Garden Pre Hung Door (8 ft tall walls)
8x16 Modern Shed Plan
8x16 Saltbox Shed Plan
128 Sq Ft
$49.99
Cost to Build: $0 to $0

Popular Shed Plans

This is a great choice as a do it yourself project.  It is 8x16 gable style storage shed that will a lasting addition to your yard.  This plan includes in depth instructions for building this shed with skids, 16 inches on center, and with asphalt roofing.  Siding is made with T1-11. A common siding material available at most lumberyards.

This shed is large.  When complete, it will have 128 square feet of flooring area.  And with it's six foot walls, it will have about 240 square feet of wall storage space.
128 Sq Ft
plan on sale$16.99
Cost to Build: $1,280 to $2,560
This 8 X 10 gable storage shed plan has everything you need to build an amazing outdoor shed. The plans feature detailed step by step instructions, color photos, material list, and more. Don't buy a poorly made pre-built shed when you can do it yourself cheaper and with better quality materials. This is our Scout shed model. That means that if you are a scout and you're looking to build a shed for your Eagle Scout project, we will give this plan, free of charge, to the scout. Just send us your Eagle Scout application, and we will email you the plan. Simple as that!
80 Sq Ft
plan on sale$13.99
Cost to Build: $800 to $1,600
This 8 x 12 Garden shed plan is a basic shed brought to life with a couple additions that make it functional and stylish. The plan features a window, a large 48" door (door building instructions included), and step by step instructions for each building step. From foundation to roofing, we have you covered. This plan also includes a material list in excel format. All you need to do is add the prices for each material, and you have a great idea of how much your shed will cost. You also will have a good way of telling your lumber yard exactly what you need to start the building process.
96 Sq Ft
plan on sale$14.99
Cost to Build: $960 to $1,920
You will love this barn inspired Gambrel shed plan. This Gambrel shed can be used as a storage area, as a mini barn, as tack storage room, or as a garden storage shed.
This Gambrel style shed is 10 feet wide by 12 feet long.  It includes a large DIY door with step by step instructions for building it yourself. 
Windows are also do it yourself with instructions on how to build them.
DIY Gambrel Trusses easy to build and plans include a template for correct angle cuts.And as always, a material list is included.  It comes as an excel document so you can manually enter prices from your lumberyard to figure out the exact cost your shed will be.

Feel free to contact us if you have any questions regarding this or any other plan.  We pride ourselves in quick, responsive customer service.
120 Sq Ft
plan on sale$15.99
Cost to Build: $1,200 to $2,400
I personally love this swing set plan because it is the best of both worlds. It combines a playhouse, swing set, and storage shed, all in one. The playhouse features a double swing set, two storage play area, a slide, and a 4 feet by 8 feet shed roof storage area. It is an easy plan to follow and it can be done in a few weekends. Your kids will love for building them a fun playhouse and your spouse will love you for getting rid of all that stuff out of the garage!
64 Sq Ft
$19.99
Cost to Build: $600 to $1,000

Newest Shed Plans

Save money by purchasing a complete series of sheds.  This series includes 8 shed plans that are sized 8x16.  That includes the following:

8x16 Gable Shed
8x16 Gable Pre Hung Door (8 ft tall walls)
8x16 Gable with Porch
8x16 Gambrel Shed Plan
8x16 Garden Shed Plan
8x16 Garden Pre Hung Door (8 ft tall walls)
8x16 Modern Shed Plan
8x16 Saltbox Shed Plan
128 Sq Ft
$49.99
Cost to Build: $0 to $0
This is the 12' x 28’ Modern Shed Plan.
This style of shed is quite popular right now. It features a double door with overhead windows to let in lots of light. It's designed for the DIY'er in mind. This plan comes with step by step instructions for building this Modern shed all by yourself. It also includes an excel file that lists all materials needed.
Modern sheds are sheds that could be used as a man cave or as an office. A man cave is a place where the man of the house can hang out with his friends, watch sports, and get away from the house. A backyard office is extremely convenient when you need to get away from all the noises of the house.
Note: This plan does not include instructions for electrical, plumbing, or heating.
336 Sq Ft
$25.99
Cost to Build: $3,360 to $6,720
This is the 12' x 26’ Modern Shed Plan.
This style of shed is quite popular right now. It features a double door with overhead windows to let in lots of light. It's designed for the DIY'er in mind. This plan comes with step by step instructions for building this Modern shed all by yourself. It also includes an excel file that lists all materials needed.
Modern sheds are sheds that could be used as a man cave or as an office. A man cave is a place where the man of the house can hang out with his friends, watch sports, and get away from the house. A backyard office is extremely convenient when you need to get away from all the noises of the house.
Note: This plan does not include instructions for electrical, plumbing, or heating.
312 Sq Ft
$24.99
Cost to Build: $3,120 to $6,240
This is the 12' x 24’ Modern Shed Plan.
This style of shed is quite popular right now. It features a double door with overhead windows to let in lots of light. It's designed for the DIY'er in mind. This plan comes with step by step instructions for building this Modern shed all by yourself. It also includes an excel file that lists all materials needed.
Modern sheds are sheds that could be used as a man cave or as an office. A man cave is a place where the man of the house can hang out with his friends, watch sports, and get away from the house. A backyard office is extremely convenient when you need to get away from all the noises of the house.
Note: This plan does not include instructions for electrical, plumbing, or heating.
288 Sq Ft
$23.99
Cost to Build: $2,880 to $5,760
This is the 12' x 22’ Modern Shed Plan.
This style of shed is quite popular right now. It features a double door with overhead windows to let in lots of light. It's designed for the DIY'er in mind. This plan comes with step by step instructions for building this Modern shed all by yourself. It also includes an excel file that lists all materials needed.
Modern sheds are sheds that could be used as a man cave or as an office. A man cave is a place where the man of the house can hang out with his friends, watch sports, and get away from the house. A backyard office is extremely convenient when you need to get away from all the noises of the house.
Note: This plan does not include instructions for electrical, plumbing, or heating.
264 Sq Ft
$22.99
Cost to Build: $2,640 to $5,280

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The Key to a Successful Project is Planning


You may have heard of the carpenter’s motto “measure twice cut once.” This is the best advice I have received as a builder. I would like to give you some equally good advice along the same lines. That is, to plan out the project, then check your plan, then plan some more.

I remember the first home my wife and I purchased. It was a turn of the century house that had been poorly remodeled several times. One night I was in the kitchen thinking how it would be so much better if a certain wall was gone. Being the young man that I was, I picked up a hammer and tore the wall down that night.  

After three long years, we had turned a 5 bedroom, one bath home into a three bedroom, 2 bath home. When we sold it we made a little money and that was the problem. We only made a little money and it took us three years to complete. We lived in construction dust for the entire time. ...

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Cutting in paint around trim and windows


 

Tools and Materials:

  • Paint
  • 2 ½” Paint Brush
  • Paint trim bucket
  • Paint Shield

Key Points:

  • Prepare paint so it will spread smoothly. If the paint is water base use a small amount of water. Make sure to only add a very small amount of water at a time.
  • If possible use a trim bucket designed for holding a brush. Only fill about 1/3 of the bucket so you can temporary place the paint brush in the bucket.
  • Plan on putting on more than one coat of paint.
  • Dip brush in the bucket and tap the brush on both sides of the bucket. This will help to keep the brush from dripping.
  • Keep plenty of paint on the brush. Do not over...

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