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Garden Shed Plans – 8×8 – Step-By-Step

Garden shed plans, 8’x8′, plans include free PDF download, step-by-step illustrations, shopping list, and cutting list.

Garden Shed Plans – 8×8 – Overview

Garden Shed Plans – 8×8 – Material List

Shopping List

Shopping List

(material for door & window not included below)

Floor

9 – 2×6 (pressure treated) – 8′

Floor Deck

2 – 3/4″ tongue and groove plywood – 4’x8′ sheet

Right & Left Wall Frame

14 – 2×4 – 8′

Front & Back Wall Frame

14 – 2×4 – 8′

Top Roof Ridge

1 – 2×4 – 8′

Rafters

5 – 2×4 – 10′

T1-11 Exterior Siding

8 – t1-11 exterior siding – 4’x8′ sheet

Roof Deck

3 – 1/2 plywood – 4’x8′ sheet

Trim

2 – 2×6 – 10′

2 – 1×6 – 10′

8 – 1×4 – 8′

Hardware

3 1/2″ galvanized nails

2″ deck screws

2″ galvanized nails

1 1/4″ galvanized finishing nails

shingles

roof tacks

roofing felt

staples

drip edge

Cutting List

Cutting List

(material for door & window not included below)

Floor

2 – 2×6 (pressure treated) – 8′

7 – 2×6 (pressure treated) – 7′ 9″

Floor Deck

2 – 3/4″ tongue and groove plywood – 4’x8′ sheet

Right & Left Wall Frame

4 – 2×4 – 8′

10 – 2×4 – 6′ 5/8″

Front & Back Wall Frame

4 – 2×4 – 7′ 5″

10 – 2×4 – 6′ 5/8″

Top Roof Ridge

2 – 2×4 – 1′ 2 3/8″

1 – 2×4 – 8′

Rafters

10 – 2×4 – 4′ 2 7/16″

T1-11 Exterior Siding

8 – t1-11 exterior siding – 4’x8′ sheet

Roof Deck

3 – 1/2 plywood – 4’x8′ sheet

Trim

2 – 2×6 – 10′ (cut to size)

2 – 1×6 – 10′ (cut to size)

8 – 1×4 – 8′ (cut to size)

Garden shed plans , 8'x8, floor frame.

Floor

The floor is built using pressure treated lumber.

Cut two 2×6’s to 8′ long for the floor bands, and seven 2×6’s to 7′ 9″ for the floor joist.

Nail 3 1/2″ nails through the floor bands and into the floor joist. The floor joist are spaced out 16″ O.C.

Attach the 8′ long 4×4 pressure treated skids to the bottom of the floor frame. Square out the floor frame by measuring diagonally until both sides measure the same. Secure the 4×4 skids by nailing 3 1/2″ nails through the floor frame and into the 4×4 floor skids.

 

Garden shed plans , 8'x8, floor deck.

Floor Deck

Install the 3/4″ tongue and groove plywood. Secure the floor plywood with 2″ deck screws.

 

Garden shed plans , 8'x8, right and left wall frames.

Right & Left Wall Frame

The walls are framed using 2×4 lumber.

Cut four 2×4’s to 8′ long for the top and bottom plates. Cut ten 2×4’s to 6 5/8″ long for the wall studs.

For instructions on framing the door or window see the pages below:

Assemble the right and left wall as shown on illustration above. Wall studs are spaced out 2′ O.C.

Nail 3 1/2″ nails through the top and bottom plates and into the wall studs.

 

Garden shed plans , 8'x8, front and back wall frame.

Front & Back Wall Frame

Cut four 2×4’s to 7′ 5″ long for the top and bottom plates. Cut ten 2×4’s to 6′ 5/8″ long for the wall studs.

For instructions on framing the door or window see the pages below:

Nail 3 1/2″ nails through the top and bottom plates and into the wall studs.

 

Garden shed plans, 8'x8', ridge board.

Top Roof Ridge

Cut two 2×4’s to 1′ 2 3/8″ long and one 2×4 to 8′ long.

Install as shown on illustration above using 3 1/2″ nails.

 

Garden shed plans, 8'x8', rafter details.

Rafters

2×4 lumber is used for the rafters.

Cut ten 2×4’s as shown on illustration above for the roof rafters.

 

Garden shed plans, 8'x8', rafters 2' on center.

Install the roof rafters, rafters are spaced out 2′ O.C.

Nail 3 1/2″ nails through the rafters and into the wall frame and ridge board.

 

Garden shed plans, 8'x8', siding.

T1-11 Exterior Siding

Install the 4’x8′ exterior siding sheets using 1 1/4″ finishing nails.

Once the siding has been installed cut the front and back siding along the rafters.

 

Garden shed plans, 8'x8', roof deck.

Roof Deck

Cut the 1/2″ plywood for the roof deck, install using 2″ nails.

 

Garden shed plans, 8x8, corner trim, roof trim, and shingles.

 

Install the 2×6 roof trim and 1×4 corner trim as shown on illustration above.

Install the roofing felt, shingles, and drip edge.

Garen shed rooster mount.

Garden shed rooster roof mount.

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2 comments

  1. Thank you. I love your plans and will use all of them.

  2. Danny Thank you I will use the plans to build one for my son he has been wanting one and thanks

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