How to Build a 10×20 Gable Shed

Looking for easy and inexpensive ways to add value to your property? Want to build a shed without paying thousands of dollars to contractors? Worry no more! With this 10×20 Gable Shed plan, you will be able to design and build your very own shed in no time.

Why opt for a Gable Shed?

A gable shed is spacious and quite easy to build. If you want a shed that is spacious yet can be built in a matter of days with absolutely no professional building experience required, then gable shed will suit you the most. If You need more ideas for what You can build, please visit our collection of shed plans!

Shed Information

In this DIY shed building guide, we will be going through materials, and important steps and measurements of the 10×20 gable shed. With the help of this guide, you will be able to build your very first gable shed in no time.

The overall height of this gable shed would be 12 feet while the width at the bottom will be 10 feet and 1 inch from the front. From the side, the shed depth will be 21 feet and 7.5 inches. The depth from the trim would be 20 feet and 1 inch.

Getting Started

Before you get started with building the shed, there are a few things you need to keep in mind. First, you need to work on a level surface to ensure all the wall frames balanced on the corners. Keep an eye on the measurements. It is important to make sure that you get all the measurements right, as they are the key to building a neat and stable shed. You will be using a spirit level to plumb the walls. In addition, you will check that the top walls are horizontal by using a spirit level.

Lastly, you need to decide whether you will be building the doors yourself or if you will be buying them from a manufacturer. For this shed, you will require two doors and two windows.

Buy Quality Materials

We cannot emphasize enough the importance of buying quality materials for the building process. Our premium plans come with a complete list of materials you will require along with their required quantities. If you are unsure of what to buy, then get your hands on our premium plans. You can take the list to your local hardware store and get all the materials without any confusion.

How to Build a 10×20 Gable Shed

When starting with the building process, you will first lay down the foundation of your shed. The foundation is the most important part as it will hold the entire weight of the structure. You need to make sure you use the right struts and material to make the foundation solid. You will use 0.74 inches thick tongue and groove plywood. Cut five pieces into 4’ x 8’, two 2’ x 8’ and one 2’ x 4’. You will nail 2-inch screws on … Read More..