Framing a shed is relatively easy, but if some basic simple steps aren't done, some or all of the following could happen:
Shed floors can be framed in a number of different ways. Here are some key factors that you need to consider.
Before building your shed walls, one factor to consider first is the type of siding you want to use. If you are going to use siding panels like T1-11, LP smartside siding panels, or vertical board and batten types of siding, your walls should be framed so that they allow for your siding to extend down below the floor sheeting for weather protection. Usually a 1" extension is sufficient.
Typically shed walls are framed with 2x4's and can be normally spaced using 16" on center or 24" on center.
There are 4 basic styles of shed roofs.
Shed roof framing can be accomplished by using pre-built trusses or by building with a ridge board and rafters.
Shed roofs that can be built with trusses are the following:
Shed roofs that can be built using a ridge board and rafters:
The lean to shed uses roof rafters that run from the front (or back) wall to the back (or front) wall.
Shed roofs that have ridge boards are framed typically with rafters. Shed roofs that do not have a ridge board usually are framed up with pre-built trusses.
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